Mike Hunstad, Head of Quantitative Strategies; Jordan Dekhayser, Senior Equity Strategist, Northern Trust Asset Management
This time we will be examining in-detail how the world’s largest asset owners are using multi-factor portfolio construction to overcome the twin challenges of slow economic growth and market volatility.
Some key points we will address during the webcast:
- Identifying key portfolio risks: sector concentrations, interest rate sensitivity and hidden risks you may not be aware of
- Examining real world portfolios: completion strategies and multi-factor construction techniques - Positioning your portfolio for success: factor performance across various market environments
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U.S.-China trade negotiations took a turn for the worse over the last week, as the U.S. further increased tariffs and the Chinese retaliated. Chief Investment Strategist Jim McDonald explains what this means for investors.
Global growth is showing signs of revival, allowing for the prospect of a growth surprise to the upside, especially in Europe and Asia. Chief Investment Strategist EMEA & APAC Wouter Sturkenboom explains:
Michael Hunstad, Ph.D., Head of Quantitative Strategies
Markets steadily trended up during the first quarter. On the surface the picture seems quite rosy but a look under the hood reveals a market that has reached a boiling point. Head of Quantitative Strategies Michael Hunstad explains.
Colin Robertson - Managing Director, Fixed Income Group
The Federal Reserve meeting last week represented a monumental outlook shift compared to just six weeks ago. As we see it, the Fed’s next move could just as likely be a rate reduction. Colin Robertson explains.
Market volatility around the Federal Reserve and global trade might have investors worried about what 2019 will bring. While global growth may take a hit, we think there’s still plenty of room in left in this long and slow expansion. Learn more about our return forecasts and asset class views for 2019.
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