Optimizing the 60/40 Portfolio Through Varying Market Conditions with Liquid Alts

Advisors often ask how to pick the best liquid alts strategy to diversify their client’s portfolio. This is a fair, if not critical question, as alternatives strategies span a wide range of investment objectives and are often suited for specific market conditions. Also, some alts strategies may be more appropriate for either the equity sleeve or fixed income sleeve of a portfolio.

April 22, 2021
11am PT | 2pm ET
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Tom Lydon, CEO of ETF Trends, will moderate a discussion on:

  • The different types of alternatives strategies and the market conditions they are best suited for
  • Implementation ideas to optimally diversify equity and fixed income allocations
  • What solutions to consider in today’s environment characterized by volatile equity markets and low but rising interest rates

NOT accepted for one hour of CFP/CIMA CE credit for live and on-demand attendees

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Salvatore Bruno

Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director

Kelly Ye

Director of Research

Dan Petersen, CMT, CAIA®

Director, Global Product Management
New York Life Investments

Tom Lydon

ETF Trends

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