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Event Registration - Livestream available! Meet Up: U.S. 2020 Elections: A Lot Is At Stake For Markets
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time
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Please note opening remarks will start around 12:15 PM
U.S. 2020 Elections: A Lot Is At Stake For Markets
Elections always matter and this year's will be no exception, as the outcome will have a major impact on the U.S. economy and capital markets. MRB Global Strategist Peter Perkins will examine the key factors that will likely determine who will be the next president and which party will control the House and Senate, focusing most closely on the all-important swing states. He will also discuss how the significant policy differences between the two parties may affect the overall equity market and specific sectors, including energy, financials, health care and technology, and put them into the broader domestic and global economic context.
Partner, Global Strategy
Peter Perkins is a founding partner. He has extensive experience, both as a strategist and economist. Mr. Perkins focuses on asset allocation issues and strategy, key drivers of the global economy and capital markets, as well as investment opportunities and risks. He works closely with MRB clients on tactical and strategic asset allocation, assisting them in interpreting and translating macroeconomic and policy factors into a tailored investment strategy. Mr. Perkins speaks widely at conferences, seminars and client meetings and regularly participates in investment committee meetings for select investment management firms. Over his career, Mr. Perkins has covered all major asset classes and regions, and worked in the U.S., Hong Kong, Mexico, and Canada, before recently relocating to the U.K. Prior to forming MRB, he was Managing Editor at BCA Research Inc., focusing on tactical asset allocation and supporting major clients. Mr. Perkins has a Master of Economics from Pennsylvania State University and B.A in Economics from the University of Maryland.
Please note, attendees are asked to bring their own lunches. There is no charge for Members for this event, however registration is required in advance.
*The Auditorium is located on the Ground Floor and can be accessed by entering the building on 100 Federal Street side. The auditorium will be on your right before security and you will not need to go through security by accessing the building from the 100 Federal Street side.
Statement on COVID-19 from CFA Society Boston
CFA Society Boston, like many organizations, is closely monitoring COVID-19. We have been staying up to date with the
information and guidance. For members inquiring about our plan for programs and events, please know that the health and safety of our members and attendees are top priorities. At this time, we don't plan on cancelling any of our scheduled events, but we urge all attendees to take proper precautions when participating, including hand washing and avoiding hand contact to the face. We will provide hygiene provisions at all events. We encourage attendees to forgo handshakes when greeting other participants. If you would like to cancel your registration to an upcoming event, we will honor all refunds outside of our normal cancellation policy. We will continue working with our event venues and speakers to try and capture and broadcast as many of our programs as we can so members won't miss valuable content.
In the event that we need to cancel a program, we will communicate this to our community as quickly as possible. If you have any questions,
please contact CFA Society Boston
100 Federal Street
Ground Floor - Enter Through Federal Street Side
Boston, MA 02110
CFA Boston has determined that this event qualifies for 1 CE credit hours under the guidelines of CFA Institute's Continuing Education Program. If you are a CFA Institute member, CE credit for your participation in this event will be automatically recorded in your CE tracking tool.
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