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Closing Keynote: Dividend Investing Reimagined: What’s the Best Approach for Today’s Market?
The Bear Traps Report
Clients need income to survive. The challenge is, with rates still near historical lows, how do you generate the kind of cash they need to pay their bills? In this session, we bring together wealth managers and product providers to explore multiple ways to hit the magic number clients need to live. You’ll leave with actionable strategies and new ideas you can put to work immediately.
With rates rising and the outlook for bonds grim, should investors substitute high-yielding stocks for bonds in balanced portfolios? In this session, we examine the pros, cons and risks that accrue to this radical substitution strategy. Is it time for a full-bore reimagining of the traditional 60/40 portfolio?
Inside ETFs CEO John Swolfs takes the stage with ColumbiaThreadNeedle's Kris Moreton to explore news ways of thinking about investing in bonds. This session will highlight the difference between active and strategic beta, and which approach is right for today's bond investors.
Real estate debt, preferred shares and buy-write strategies … does it really matter where the income comes from? In this unique session, we bring three experts together to educate, inform and share why they look outside the box and deploy unique strategies to boost yield.
What was once a complex process taking days to create can now be done over a phone call. Taking your bond portfolio, custom-creating into ETFs and then trading with enhanced liquidity—what’s this process called and how is it done? We sit down with an institutional investor who pioneered this process, a trader and a market maker, to discuss what this process looks like, the benefits and the opportunities available to money managers.
Dividend-focused investment strategies have been popular since the dawn of investing. But since 2009, after $3 trillion in U.S. corporate debt issuance funding and close to $5 trillion of stock buybacks, how safe are dividends today? Our keynote speaker will examine the outlook for dividend-based strategies in today’s economy, and consider which of dozens of paths forward are the best fit for tomorrow’s portfolios. We're seeing global systemic risks surge out of Turkey, Italy and a highly leveraged China; how sustainable are dividends in today's world?