Investor's Educational Workshops - Global Investing Opportunities in 2014 and Equity Sectors

DATE: August 21, 2014

Register for one or both of these real-time webinars and get insight from Fidelity on these important investing topics, Broadening Global Economic Expansion and Investing Opportunities in 2014 and Equity Sectors: A Potentially Powerful Investing Tool.   Choose to attend one or both webinars by registering for each webinar on the right-hand side of this page.

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Times Agenda
7:30 - 8:30 pm (ET)

Broadening Global Economic Expansion and Investing Opportunities in 2014

Presented by Doug Cote

8:45 - 9:45 p.m.(ET)

Equity Sectors: A Potentially Powerful Investing Tool

Presented by Colin Beck

Broadening Global Economic Expansion and Investing Opportunities in 2014

Distilling massive amounts of financial information into actionable insights is one of the biggest challenges investment professionals face. Via the Voya Investment Management’s Global Perspectives program, Chief Market Strategist Douglas Coté does just that, making sense of the markets and the fundamentals that drive them within a framework that promotes investment in broad globally diversified portfolios.

The global economic expansion is marching forward today at a modest, almost fitful pace -- but it is indeed marching forward. Only five years removed from the deepest economic downturn since the Great Depression, both global economic output and a number of equity markets have surged to the new all-time highs. As Doug will explain, opportunity persists despite the rebound thanks in part to “tectonic shifts” -- powerful trends that are hard to forecast and longer term in their impact – that are reshaping the economic and investment landscapes. Doug will also discuss how the plethora of data on corporate earnings, inflation, interest rates, housing, oil and gold can be integrated into effective portfolios in support of a variety of investment objectives.

Equity Sectors: A Potentially Powerful Investing Tool

Many investors are not aware that beyond company-specific factors, sector exposure has been the most influential driver of equity market returns for the past 20 years, yet sector-based portfolio construction remains an underutilized strategy in the marketplace. In this session, Colin Beck, Regional Brokerage Consultant at Fidelity Investments, will discuss how sector exposure can potentially enhance returns, lower volatility, and manage risk in a portfolio.


Douglas Coté, CFA, Management Chief Market Strategist, Voya Investments

Douglas is the Chief Market Strategist and the senior portfolio manager for the Global Perspectives funds, a group of global tactical asset allocation strategies. With over 20 years of active money management experience as a portfolio manager and hedge fund chief investment officer, Doug delivers hands-on interpretations of the forces driving capital markets and effective ways to respond. In Doug’s former role as a portfolio manager with the firm, he managed over $14 billion in equity assets. Doug is regularly featured on CNBC’s “Closing Bell”, Bloomberg TV’s “In the Loop with Betty Liu”, Fox Business, and other media outlets. A recognized authority on trading cost, impact and timing risk, he has also been published in the International Journal of Managerial Finance and other publications, coining the term “Honest EPS” as a way of identifying high quality stocks.

Colin Beck, CMT, Regional Brokerage Consultant; Fidelity Investments

Colin Beck is a Regional Brokerage Consultant for Fidelity Investments across the Mountain West region. Mr. Beck is responsible for educating traders, tactical investors and bond investors about the tools and services that are provided by Fidelity Investments. Additionally, he conducts local seminars on educational topics, including fundamental and technical trading, research and options, market mechanics, trading software and bond selection.

Prior to joining Fidelity Investments in 2007, Colin entered the financial services industry with Charles Schwab & Co. where he served as an Active Trader Premier Trading Consultant, responsible for recommending risk management strategies and hedging techniques based on each individual client’s parameters. He then served as a Regional Manager in the Midwest specializing in the technical analysis of securities trading and delivered seminars across multiple topics.

Mr. Beck holds Series 7, 9, 10 and 63 registrations, is a Chartered Market Technician (CMT) and an Active member of the Market Technician's Association. Mr. Beck received a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Colorado in 1997.


Stock markets, especially foreign markets, are volatile and can decline significantly in response to adverse issuer, political, regulatory, market, or economic developments. Sector funds can be more volatile because of their narrow concentration in a specific industry.
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