The Alternatives Series by Direxion - Exploring The Role of Alternative Strategies In Modern Portfolio Allocation
Direxion Funds invites you to participate in our next Knowledge Building Series event on November 15, 2011. Hosted by Ed Egilinsky, Direxion’s Head of Alternatives, this webinar will explore how currencies can offer further portfolio diversification, and risk mitigation. Join us as we provide answers to the following questions:
Why are currencies recognized as a unique alternative asset class?
- How does employing the right strategy provide investors with the potential to benefit when the U. S. Dollar is rising and/or falling?
- How can retail investors participate in these markets?
- How do currencies fit into overall portfolio allocations? and;
- Which clients are appropriate for these types of investments?
Direxion offers investment professionals and investors the means to seek improved risk-adjusted returns in various market conditions, through a diverse suite of tactical investment products.Direxion offers investment professionals and investors the means to seek improved risk-adjusted returns in various market conditions, through a diverse suite of tactical investment products.
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Join FTSE Russell and the London School of Economics as we explore:
• Global economic cycles, climate legislation and what to prepare for
• The risks portfolios are facing in a developing green economy
• How to measure and track portfolio exposure to the green economy
• The FTSE Green Revenues Index Series
08:00 - 09:00 San Francisco PDT
11:00 - 12:00 New York EDT
16:00 - 17:00 London BST
• Professor Sam Fankhauser PhD, Co-Director, Grantham Research Institute, London School of Economics
• Gordon Morrison FIA, Managing Director, ESG, FTSE Russell
• Kevin Bourne, Managing Director, FTSE Russell (host)
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In this webinar you'll hear from:
Mark C. Sodergren, CFA, Senior Portfolio Manager, Quantitative Equity;
Michael Hunstad, Ph.D., Director, Quantitative Research
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