Tuesday, October 19, 2021
2:00 PM EDT | 11:00 AM PDT
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In 2013, the mere mention by the US Federal Reserve (Fed) that the scaling back of asset purchases could be forthcoming caused significant short-term disruptions to the global financial markets. Currently, the Fed is once again poised to scale back its asset purchases as the US economy has recovered from the latest recession. Investors are concerned that a shift in Fed policy will have an outsized impact on markets.
In this webinar you'll learn:
- Providing a perspective on the 2013 taper tantrum
- Identifying conditions that differentiate the current environment from 2013
- Highlighting that the early stages of policy normalization tend to be good for risk assets
Global Market Strategist
Brian Levitt is the Global Market Strategist, North America, for Invesco. He is responsible for the development and communication of the firm’s investment outlooks and insights. Mr. Levitt has two decades of investment experience in the asset management industry. In April 2000, he joined OppenheimerFunds, starting in fixed income product management and then transitioning into the macro and investment strategy group in 2005. Mr. Levitt co-hosted the OppenheimerFunds World Financial Podcast, which explored global long-term investing trends. He joined Invesco when the firm combined with Oppenheimer Funds in 2019. Mr. Levitt earned a BA degree in economics from the University of Michigan and an MBA with honors in finance and international business from Fordham University. He is frequently quoted in the press, including Barron’s, Financial Times and The Wall Street Journal. He appears regularly on CNBC, Bloomberg and PBS’s Nightly Business Report.
Matt Brill, CFA®
Head of North America Investment Grade
Matt Brill is Head of North America Investment Grade for Invesco Fixed Income. In this role, he is responsible for implementing investment-grade credit strategies across the fixed income platform. Mr. Brill joined Invesco in 2013 as a senior portfolio manager. Prior to joining the firm, he was a portfolio manager and vice president at ING Investment Management, where he specialized in investment-grade credit and commercial mortgage-backed securities. Before that, he was a portfolio analyst at Wells Real Estate Funds. Mr. Brill has been in the industry since 2002. Mr. Brill earned a BA degree in economics at Washington and Lee University. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) charterholder.
CEO and Founder
Robert Huebscher is the founder and CEO of Advisor Perspectives and serves as its editor-in-chief. He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and has written extensively on topics including investment management, portfolio construction, financial planning and global economics.