Building greater resilience into portfolios

Today, financial markets are sending conflicting messages to investors. Record highs for U.S. equities and muted volatility seem at odds with falling emerging market currencies and a flattening yield curve. Quantitative tightening continues, even as geopolitical tensions increase. And strong earnings are sending positive signals, yet investors face lower returns as the bull market enters its 10th year. 

On October 3rd, we will discuss how to construct more resilient portfolios that seek long-term drivers of return, while navigating a potentially wider set of market outcomes.

Wednesday October 3rd, 2018
4pm ET / 1pm PT

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1 CFP and IMCA credit eligible.*

Discussion topics will include:

  • Our case for continued optimism in equities
  • A closer look at a strengthening dollar and its impact on emerging markets
  • How some portfolios that look diversified on paper may not be
  • Answers to live, viewer-submitted questions
Our speakers
Kate Moore
Chief Equity Strategist
Kate Moore, Managing Director, is Chief Equity Strategist for BlackRock and is a member of the BlackRock Investment Institute (BII). She is responsible for ...
Head of Investment Strategy for Factors
Sara Shores, CFA, Managing Director, is the Head of Investment Strategy for the Factor-Based Strategy Group, driving the strategy innovation and thought leaders
Patrick Nolan
Director, Portfolio Solutions
Patrick Nolan, CFA, Director, is a Portfolio Strategist with the BlackRock Portfolio Solutions Team. He leads the team's research efforts on portfolio ...
Head of Investments and Portfolio Solutions
Philip Vasan is the Head of Investments and Portfolio Solutions for US Wealth Advisory at BlackRock. He is a member of the Firm's Global Operating Committee