Join Northern Trust investment experts who will discuss their perspectives on the state of the financial markets, potential timing of a Federal Reserve interest rate move and the implications for institutional investors.
In this webinar you'll hear from:
Carl Tannenbaum - Chief Economist
Jim McDonald - Chief Investment Strategist
Peter Yi, CFA - Director of Short Duration Fixed Income
Chris Doell, CFA - Managing Director, Client Solutions Group will host this webinar and lead the Q&A using viewer submitted questions.
As investor appetite for smart beta and factor investing continues to grow, an increasing number of smart beta strategies are being introduced, but many of these strategies are designed inefficiently, exposing investors to a variety of unintended risks. Join our Global Equity team as they discuss the universe of smart beta strategies and methods of evaluating their effectiveness. Specifically, they will share analysis of how efficiently smart beta strategies capture exposure to compensated risk factors and manage unintended, uncompensated risks using a new metric, the Factor Efficiency Ratio (FER).
Register now to secure your place and learn how to evaluate the efficiency of smart beta strategies.
With the 21st meeting of the Conference of Parties (COP21) in late November, thoughtful investors may be asking:
"How can I impact global climate change with my investment portfolio?"
"How might government response to climate change affect my portfolio?"
And "How can I take action to manage carbon risk?"
Unsure how to answer? Then join Northern Trust Asset Management and Responsible Investor on our latest webcast, as we look to share our expectations of COP21 and highlight how the themes of the Paris summit translate to your investments.
We will take a look at:
• Decarbonization: Theory to practice
• Investor challenges/risks
• How investors can mitigate these risks
The interactive session will be moderated by Responsible Investor magazine.
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.