A Broader Context for Understanding Bubbles, Crises, and Panic
Summary: Since 1997, investors have experienced a series of bubbles, crises, and panic, which have caused market volatility and unintended consequences as capital has shifted rapidly between perceived risk and perceived safety. We believe that opportunities exist for those investors who can draw from history and challenge conventional wisdom amid today's market environment. Please join David Cleary, Managing Director and Portfolio Manager/Analyst, and an experienced global asset allocation professional, as he provides his perspective on the macroeconomic environment for 2012 and where he sees opportunity beyond the bubbles. Featured Speaker: David Cleary Managing Director, Portfolio Manager/Analyst David Cleary is a Managing Director of Lazard Asset Management LLC. David provides oversight and management to Lazard's U.S.-based fixed income and asset allocation platform. Additionally he is directly responsible for the management of the Lazard Capital Allocator Series ("LCAS"). LCAS is a global tactical asset allocation investment strategy. David works on asset allocation modeling and total portfolio risk management and is a member of the LCAS Advisory Board. He is also a member of the Lazard Investment Council. Previously, he spent nine years as a senior fixed income portfolio manager at Lazard with a focus on risk control, sector allocation and total portfolio management. David began working in the investment field in 1987. Prior to joining Lazard in 1994, David worked as a portfolio manager with Union Bank of Switzerland and an assistant treasurer with IBJ Schroeder, both primarily in fixed income asset management. He has a BS from Cornell University.