Back on Solid Ground: The U.S. Housing Recovery Has Begun
Summary: The latest readings on U.S. house price indices point to a positive inflection after almost six years of downside. A sustained upturn in the housing market, even if it is moderate as we expect, would have profound implications for consumers and for economic growth. Please join Ron Temple, a leading authority on the ongoing financial crisis and Managing Director, Portfolio Manager/Analyst on Lazard's Global Equity Select and U.S. large cap strategies as he discusses the implications of a housing market recovery on the U.S. economy and the investment implications thereof. Featured Speaker: Ronald Temple, CFA Managing Director, Portfolio Manager/Analyst Ronald Temple is a Portfolio Manager/Analyst on our large cap U.S. equity teams, as well as the Global Equity Select team. He is also Co-Director of Research and has primary research coverage of the financials sector. Ron is a leading authority on the ongoing financial crisis. He joined Lazard in 2001 with ten years of global experience including fixed income derivative trading, risk management, corporate finance and corporate strategy in roles at Deutsche Bank AG, Bank of America NT & SA and Fleet Financial Group in London, New York, Singapore, San Francisco and Boston. Ron has an MPP from Harvard University and graduated magna cum laude with a BA in Economics & Public Policy from Duke University. Ron serves as a trustee of the Link Community School in Newark, New Jersey and is a member of the Trinity Board of Visitors at Duke University.