Monday, 18 May 2020
1:00–1:10 pm ET
1:10–1:40 pm ET
Howard S. Marks, CFA
Oaktree Capital Management
John Authers interviews Oaktree Capital co-chairman Howard Marks, CFA, to hear his thoughts on mastering market down cycles, offensive versus defensive strategies, and finding good value in the current environment.
Interviewer: John Authers, Opinion Columnist, Bloomberg
1:40–2:00 pm ET
Campbell R. Harvey
Professor of Finance, Duke University
Partner and Senior Advisor, Research Affiliates, LLC
- What will the recovery from the pandemic look like?
- What can we learn from previous crises?
- Are policymakers doing enough to mitigate economic costs?
- Will the pandemic cause structural changes in the economy as well as globalization?
- What are the lessons learned from this systemic risk event?
2:00–2:30 pm ET
President and Founder
Zeihan on Geopolitics
An interview with geopolitical expert Peter Zeihan, highlighting the geopolitical realities of the current environment, including COVID-19 peaks around the world, global unemployment, the severe impact on developing countries, and the emergence of a new global order.
Interviewer: Lauren Foster, Content Director, Live Events, CFA Institute
2:30–2:50 pm ET
Senior International Economist
Ned Davis Research Group
- Assessing the COVID-19-induced global recession and the potential recovery
- Analyzing what this means for the economy and your investments
- Weighing the risks and rewards of the world’s major countries and regions—namely, the United States and China
2:50–3:35 pm ET
- The world is facing tectonic change based on existing trends and the impact of the global pandemic.
- The world had already been seeing the results of consumer-led economies, overcapacity in China, the acceleration of technology with more output and less input, the changing nature of work, and older demographics.
- The explosion of supply in energy and less demand will lead to deflationary order.
- Supply chains will also be affected by currency wars, nationalism, and protectionism, which are all on the rise, in addition to COVID-19 lockdowns making some supplies and parts unavailable.
- Global supply chains will be shifting in fundamental ways as a result of the changing environment.