|Date: Thursday, April 29, 2021||Duration: Three 60-minute sessions||Time: Noon – 3:00 p.m. ET|
Many investors rely on bonds for their income potential and other key benefits, such as diversification. As the economy shifts into recovery mode, how can you take advantage of opportunities across this broad investment universe? Fidelity Investments will be teaming up with a panel of professionals from PIMCO — one of the world’s leading active bond managers — to unpack the road to recovery, and offer strategies to help you put bonds to work in a world of low rates and accelerating growth.
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|Noon – 1:00 p.m. ET||Session 1 | Bonds for growth
While there’s good reason to think an economic recovery is on the horizon, it’s unlikely that growth will be even across different parts of the economy. Portfolio manager Mark Kiesel talks about the sectors and industries that are better positioned to benefit as the economy turns a corner, and how you can build a robust bond allocation that targets a balance of risk and reward.
|1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET||Session 2 | Finding opportunity in the economic recovery
What happens in Washington can have big implications for financial markets. Public Policy expert Libby Cantrill looks at the policies, politics and other factors driving a potential recovery this year and discusses where investors can look to uncover potential opportunities across the investment landscape.
|2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. ET||Session 3 | Making smart decisions in uncertain times
During periods of extreme market volatility, investors often focus on short-term returns rather than long-term goals. Market strategist and portfolio manager Tony Crescenzi and investment education professional John Nersesian discuss potential ways to avoid the pitfalls of emotional decision-making and why a core bond foundation can continue to help you pursue income and diversification in today’s low rate environment.