Fareed Zakaria, host of CNN’s “Fareed Zakaria GPS,” has just been announced as the keynote at the Insured Retirement Institute’s 2011 annual meeting, Oct. 2-4 in Boston.

Zakaria, who is also a Washington Post columnist, a New York Times bestselling author, and a Time editor-at-large, will offer expert commentary on the state of the global economy. He’ll also comment on the implications for U.S. markets today and in the future.

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