NEWPORT BEACH, CA--(Marketwire - February 4, 2011) - PIMCO today announced that strategist and portfolio manager Tony Crescenzi's January "Global Central Bank Focus" is available as a free podcast on and This month's podcast covers such topics as Fed policy, inflation and deficits. 

Crescenzi's regularly produced publication can be subscribed to at by searching podcasts for "PIMCO." The audio can also be downloaded at by clicking on the "Global Central Bank Focus" link. 

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