Post Pandemic Global Macro Outlook
Part 2 of 4 in our 2021 Wealth Management Excellence Series.
Please join us as our experts examine the state of global liquidity and its impact on markets, inflation, foreign exchange, and interest rates.
Michael J. Collins, CFA | Michael Collins is a Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager for Core, Core Plus, Absolute Return, and other Multi-Sector Fixed Income strategies.
Previously, Mr. Collins was a High Yield Portfolio Manager and Fixed Income Investment Strategist. Earlier he was a credit research analyst, covering investment grade and high yield corporate credits. Additionally, he developed proprietary quantitative international interest rate and currency valuation models for PGIM's global bond unit. Mr. Collins began his career at the Firm in 1986 as a software applications designer.
He received a BS in Mathematics and Computer Science from Binghamton University and an MBA in Finance from New York University. Mr. Collins holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a Fellow of the Life Management Institute (FLMI). He currently serves as the Treasurer on the Board of CEA, a non-profit that provides education and employment for people with disabilities. Back To Top ^^
Michael Howell | Michael Howell is CEO of CrossBorder Capital, a London-based FCA registered, independent research and investment company that he founded in 1996. Previously he was Head of Research for Baring Securities and Research Director of Salomon Brothers Inc, the US investment bank. The liquidity methodology he pioneered monitors cross-border flows and Central Bank behaviour across some 80 countries world-wide. Liquidity flows are a central part of CrossBorder Capital's asset allocation advice, which is currently provided to major global investors, including institutional asset managers, government agencies, Central Banks and endowment funds. Michael has been in financial markets since 1981 and is a regular conference speaker and media commentator. He graduated from Bristol and London Universities with a finance doctorate, specialising in Fixed Income. Back To Top ^^
Kurt Reiman | Kurt Reiman, Managing Director, is a member of the BlackRock Investment Institute (BII) and Senior Strategist for North America. In this role, Kurt contributes to the formation of BII's tactical investment views and delivers the team's macroeconomic and financial market outlook to investment professionals and the media throughout the U.S. and Canada. Kurt joined BlackRock in 2013 as a Global Investment Strategist based in New York within the firm's Multi-Asset Strategies group, bringing with him over 15 years of experience in investment research and strategy. In 2016, Kurt was appointed as the Chief Investment Strategist for Canada, based in Toronto. He generated investment insights on Canada's financial markets and communicated them to clients, BlackRock's investors and client-facing professionals. He also appeared regularly in the financial news media, including BNN Bloomberg, the Financial Post and the Globe and Mail.
Prior to joining BlackRock, Kurt was the Head of Thematic Research at UBS Wealth Management in New York and Zurich. Kurt began his career at the G7 Group in Washington, DC and Reuters in Stamford, CT.
Mr. Reiman earned his B.S. degree in Business and Economics from the State University of New York College at Plattsburgh, and his M.S. degree in International Relations with a concentration in International Economics from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. Back To Top ^^
|As a participant in the CFA Institute Approved-Provider Program, the CFA Society of Los Angeles has determined that this program qualifies for 1 credit hour. If you are a CFA Institute member, CE credit for your participation in this program will be automatically recorded in your CE Diary.|
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