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Please join us for an informative webcast featuring Forward Director of Investments & Senior Market Strategist Nathan Rowader. Nathan will discuss the current state of the commodities market and his future outlook. He will also review the Forward Commodity Long/Short Strategy Fund’s Q1 performance.
We live in changing times and there is no lack of macro events for today’s markets to navigate. Join us for an informative discussion with Jim Welsh, Forward Portfolio Manager, as he assesses the macro market landscape and helps us better understand the forces that could drive market trends.
After a 30 year bull market for fixed income, 2014 could be a challenging year for investors. Many are predicting a rise in interest rates, setting up another difficult year for traditional long-only bond funds. Join us for a discussion covering:
• Using alternative fixed income strategies to benefit
• Exposing correlation risk across fixed income sectors
• Managing interest rate risk within your portfolio
• Diversifying fixed income exposure to reduce
Last week, emerging market equities actually outperformed their developed counterparts in a change to a familiar trend. What were the catalysts behind this change -- and is this the start of a sustainable uptrend?
Gold is shining again, oil is rising and agricultural prices are blooming. Chief Investment Officer, Bob Browne, asks "What's driving this, and how do investors reconcile higher commodity prices with economic growth and inflation data?"
Join us for this timely and informative webinar as key sponsor of the JOBS Act, Congressman Patrick McHenry as well as industry influencers, David Feldman and Sam Guzik, illustrate how Reg A can play a critical role in facilitating capital formation.
Key discussion points will include:
Can Reg A Crowdfinanced Offerings replace the conventional small cap IPO?
Examining Tier 1 and Tier 2 Reg A offerings
Exempting Reg A from state blue sky laws
Reg A Crowdfinance versus Title III Crowdfinance
Is a JOBS Act 2.0 in our imminent future?
Join Kathleen Burns Kingsbury as she and Barbara Stanny, bestselling author of "Prince Charming Isn't Coming," "Secrets of Six Figure Women" and "Overcoming Underearning®", discuss:
1. How you can coach your female clients to earn more and be better stewards of their financial lives
2. The traits of financially successful women
3. How to support women clients in their career goals and aspirations
Join a team of Forward EM specialists for a webcast to learn more about:
•The appeal of family businesses and other dividend-payers
•Growth in infrastructure and a rising middle class
•Frontier markets, the next wave of global development
•Strategies for risk avoidance
With the threat of rising rates still looming, investors may want to consider shifting exposures away from bonds to other types of income-producing strategies, such as real estate investment trusts (REITs).
Join Portfolio Managers Joel Beam and Ian Goltra for a webcast on the topics:
•Understanding interest rates: past and present
•Examining the relationship between rising rates and asset prices
•Discovering what differentiates REITs and bonds
Industry leaders will discuss creating liquidity for crowdfinanced offerings and newly public small caps. Key discussion points will include the new legislation to increase tick sizes, building a solid base of aftermarket support and new venture exchanges for emerging companies.