• June 22, 2016
    BLOCKCHAIN: The Next Revolution?

    Blockchain – the technology best known for its use in Bitcoin – could be the next major disrupter of finance, according to advocates. For example a white paper from the World Economic Forum stated, “The blockchain protocol threatens to dis-intermediate almost every process in financial services.” Blockchain has applications above and beyond currency including OTC clearing as well as greater transparency and reduction of risk. View our LiveINSIGHTS web conference to learn more about the current state of blockchain technology. Our experts will discuss what financial innovations are likely to arise from greater use of blockchain; when – and if – the blockchain revolution is expected to arrive; as well as applications that are already underway today. The panel will discuss the full impact of blockchain on the financial services industry.

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  • December 10, 2015
    Smart Investing Using Factor ETFs

    Smart Beta ETFs are among the fastest growing investment trends of late, attracting billions of dollars in infl ows. With 450 Smart Beta ETFs holding about $400 billion in assets, these investment vehicles now make up 20% of ETF assets. These funds vary in strategies as well as in their performance. One smart beta approach, factor investing, identifies specific factors which may offer excess or differentiated returns when targeted within a strategy. Join Bloomberg Markets LiveINSIGHTS web conference for in-depth insight into Smart Beta ETFs. The expert panel will discuss what needs to be considered when using a factor based approach to Smart Beta ETFs.

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  • November 19, 2015
    Emerging Markets Outlook: Exploring New Boundaries

    In spite of numerous headwinds, Emerging Markets still offer plenty of investment opportunities, with a new definition to the carry story, risks but also chances from geopolitics, and China now in the global de/disinflation driving seat. Join this Bloomberg Markets LiveINSIGHTS web conference with experts who will discuss the investment outlook for Emerging Markets. Get the White Paper from this Web Conference »

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  • November 12, 2015
    Investment Strategies for a Rising Rate Environment

    The likelihood of rising interest rates requires a rethink of conventional investment strategies. What has worked well in the past may not necessarily perform as well in the future. However, there are ways to prepare for this shift. New investment strategies and products can help reduce exposure to interest rate risk while preserving other investment objectives. Join Bloomberg Markets LiveINSIGHTS web conference for an in-depth analysis of the impact of changing interest rates. The expert panel will discuss the likelihood, timing and economic implications of an increase in rates, and how investors can benefit from a rising interest rate environment.

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  • October 08, 2015
    To Hedge or Not to Hedge

    The recent shock devaluation of the Chinese Yuan shows again the risks posed by currency exposure – and why currency hedged ETFs have become such hot products, with nearly $40 billion in inflows through the first half of 2015. With currency volatility driving international markets, hedging comes with its opportunities as well as its perils. How can these ETFs help manage risk, and what pitfalls should investors be aware of? Join this LiveINSIGHTS web conference where investors will come away with a better understanding of what exactly currency hedged ETFs can offer, their risk and return profile, and why for so many these products have been an effective proven to be the right solution for 2015.

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  • September 24, 2015
    Smart Investing in Small Cap Equities

    Small caps hold promise for stock pickers. Uncovering a hidden gem seems likelier among the set of relatively under-followed small companies than among bigger stocks. For that matter, small caps can go on a tear. In 2013, small caps generated a total return of 39 percent, according to a Bloomberg analysis. With rising rates, a strong U.S. dollar and M&A activity, how will these trends affect small caps? In this webinar, gain insights into the U.S. small-cap market. Managers will highlight strategies and potential payoffs and risks of investing in small companies against a changing global landscape. Get the White Paper from this Web Conference »

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  • September 10, 2015
    Real Assets 2.0?

    Since the financial crisis, central bank policies have heavily influenced prices and correlations of most investments--including real assets such as oil, real estate, commodities, energy infrastructure, precious metals, and so forth. Now with investors starting to anticipate a return to markets more driven by fundamentals, what lies ahead for the asset class? Join this Bloomberg Markets LiveINSIGHTS web conference to gain fresh perspectives on the benefits of Real Assets and why the current environment may be a good time to consider these investments for your portfolio. Get the White Paper from this Web Conference »

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  • March 25, 2015
    Investing in Peer-to-Peer/Marketplace Lending

    A Primer for Institutional Investors - Regulatory changes and technology continue to disrupt the traditional lending markets, opening up new opportunities for institutional investors. But it's still early days. While lending generates more than $870 billion in annual revenues, Marketplace/Online players currently capture less than 2%. In this special Alternatives Strategy Edition of Bloomberg Markets LiveINSIGHTS, a panel of lending experts will offer investors a primer on peer-to-peer/marketplace lending. They will discuss why more and more institutional investors with forward vision are evaluating the opportunities and risks presented by this new world.

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