Behavioral finance: Managing emotions for better outcomes

Emotions play a major role in investing and often lead to less than optimal decision making for your portfolio. Learn how to mitigate this risk by joining PIMCO and Fidelity for this unique webinar.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Noon – 1:00 p.m. ET

Emotions have a powerful influence over decision making, often leading to sub-optimal choices and sub-par investment outcomes. Join John Nersesian, head advisor of PIMCO’s US Global Wealth Management team, and Fidelity as we investigate how to identify your emotional risk and, most importantly, how to mitigate it. This practical discussion will address:

  • The behavioral bias that affects investor decision making
  • Solutions to help reduce behavioral bias among investors
  • Recommended steps to reduce the impact on your returns


John Nersesian, CFP®,CIMA®, CPWA®, CISJohn Nersesian, CFP®,CIMA®, CPWA®, CIS, is Head of Advisor Education at PIMCO, providing advanced wealth management and investment consulting education to financial professionals. John previously served as senior managing director of Wealth Management Services for Nuveen Investments from 2000 to 2018. He also served as a first vice president at Merrill Lynch Private Client Group, where he was also a leader of advanced training for financial consultants.

Mr. Nersesian has 35 years of investment and financial service experience and is an industry thought leader and frequent media contributor. He served as a board member of the Investments and Wealth Institute (IWI, formerly IMCA) from 2006-2017, and as chairman for the 2014-2015 term, and is a faculty member for the IWI Certified Private Wealth Advisor (CPWA) and Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) education programs held at Yale University and The University of Chicago. John holds a BS in Business and Economics from Lehigh University and has earned the CFP®, CIMA®, and CPWA® designations.

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