US small caps' volatility & the global pandemic

Presented by

Steven DeSanctis (Jefferies), Tim McCourt (CME Group), Kevin Davitt (CBOE Options Institute), Sean Smith (FTSE Russell)

About this talk

We are living through a historical time of unprecedented market volatility with US small caps among the most volatile of asset classes, with traders and investors questioning how to make sense of the markets and develop a strategy for today and tomorrow. - Will the roller coaster ride continue for US equity markets and small caps in particular? - Is now the right time to stay invested or invest in US small caps? - What tools and strategies can I use to help manage the ups and downs? Leading global index provider FTSE Russell is joined by special guest Jefferies US Small & Mid Cap Equity Strategist Steven DeSanctis and index derivatives partners Cboe Global Markets and CME Group to examine the current state of the small cap equity market and practical strategies and tools for managing through unprecedented levels of market volatility. The panel of speakers will cover a wide range of topics including: - The current market environment for US small caps - Historical perspective on US small cap performance in significant market downturns - Practical investment and protection strategies for addressing market volatility The panel will speak for 15-20 minutes and leave plenty of time for questions from webinar participants. *** Please note that this webinar is addressed exclusively to investors in the USA and/or jurisdictions where Cboe’s, CME’s and Jefferies’ products are approved for distribution. ***

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