With the New Year off to a promising start, it’s important to get your asset allocations in place as quickly as possible. While optimism builds for 2020 amid potentially more supportive global conditions, lingering uncertainty serves as a reminder of the importance of preparation. This means positioning portfolios to be able to participate in supportive environments with the flexibility to help protect assets should things change.
VanEck’s Guided Allocation suite share a tactical, objective philosophy aimed at preserving wealth across asset classes through all markets. Learn what these model-driven approaches are revealing about global stocks, U.S. equity and fixed income, municipal bonds, and real assets heading into 2020.
Session topics will include:
David Schassler, Portfolio Manager and Head of Quantitative Investment Solutions, VanEck
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