Targeting your investment needs with factors

Want to learn more about factor investing? Join us for a look at factor investing and how it can be implemented in your research.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Noon – 1:00 p.m. ET

Are you confused about what factors and factor investing are and how to use them effectively in your portfolio? Good news: Fidelity is here to help. Join us for an in-depth webinar that will take you through factor investing. Whether you want to focus on style or macro-economic factors, we can help. Some of the topics we will investigate during this session include:

  • Understanding what a factor is
  • The common factors we see in the marketplace
  • How to use factors in a portfolio
  • Fidelity factor ETFs, and their differentiation
  • Tools and research to help you grow your knowledge


John GaglianoJohn Gagliano is senior manager of ETF investment strategy at Fidelity Institutional Asset Management® (FIAM®), Fidelity Investments' distribution and client service organization dedicated to meeting the needs of consultants and institutional investors, such as defined benefit and defined contribution plans, endowments, and financial advisors.

In this role, Mr. Gagliano is responsible for supporting the distribution efforts for ETFs across Fidelity's distribution channels. Additionally, he works with internal and external partners to increase product visibility, leveraging Fidelity resources to increase awareness of sector and ETF investing, and uses direct feedback from the channels to inform the decision making process, guidance development, and distribution and product strategy.

Prior to joining Fidelity in his current position in August 2016, Mr. Gagliano was an internal client advisor at JP Morgan Asset Management. Previously, he worked at BlackRock as an investment management associate and as an analyst. He has been in the investments industry since 2010.

Mr. Gagliano earned his bachelor of arts degree in Spanish and his bachelor of science degree in finance from Saint Joseph's University. He also holds the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Series 7 and 66 licenses. He is currently a level II candidate for the CFA program..

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