Plenty of financial industry conferences are hosted every year. Choosing which ones to attend or “invest in” is no easy task. We have compiled and analyzed a number of them to help you make a strategic decision.
Smile! You're on Candid Camera
Are you old enough to remember Allen Funt's Candid Camera? How about America's Funniest Home Videos? In either case, it's obvious that being caught "just being yourself" is not necessarily putting your best foot forward for the camera.
Communication, Communication, Communication
I’m an alternative energy company looking to make a name for myself now what am I supposed to do? COMMUNICATION IS KEY, especially for alternative energy companies. With so many misconceptions out there alternative energy companies need to focus on creating top notch communications, with their investors, reporters and lawmakers.
One of the conferences atop many investment professionals’ list is the annual Morningstar Investment Conference in Chicago, IL. This year’s event took place June 13-15 at McCormick Place and featured presentations from Vanguard, Franklin Templeton Investments, AQR Capital Management and others, including a comedic performance from SNL legend Darrell Hammond.
The Magic of Messaging and Media Training
Got a print interview or TV segment coming up? We can help you communicate confidently and effectively.
Beware, sharks are circling.
There’s an old saying you’ve probably heard, “There are two things you should never talk about-religion and politics.” The saying has hung around so long because it’s true. As a portfolio manager you might consider yourself to be a fine political guru-don’t.
Breaking through the Clutter
Whether you're talking to investors, financial professionals or reporters, your key message needs to break through the clutter and differentiate you. With over 12,000 mutual funds and thousands of managers, your target investors and intermediaries want to know quickly and succinctly how your firm will provide them tangible results.
US Investors May Fear They've Missed the Boat on this Recent Market Rally
-US equity funds shed $8.2 billion in the week ending July 20
-US bond funds captured almost double that amount
US Equity Funds Hit Record Outflow
In June, active US equity funds went through the largest one month outflow since October of 2008. Morningstar released a summary of June 2016 asset flows, and it had some nervously wringing their hands.
One of our favorite aspects of the 2016 Rio Olympics is learning the athletes’ back stories. Hearing about their training processes, personal obstacles, and what differentiates them from their competitors has us rooting for them before they even hit the blocks.