Annual Investment Outlook 2019

January 10 2019 , 12:00 pm to 1:30pm
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Topic:  Making Money in the Global Markets in 2019

Gianni Kovacevic is an investor, author and strategist who has enlightened audiences around the world with his unique brand of storytelling. Drawing from over 20,000 hours of research, he is frequently interviewed by the media and is known for the colourful way he decodes complicated modern themes.

His recently published book, My Electrician Drives a Porsche?, was introduced to audiences by way of a one-of-a-kind journey across America in an all-electric Tesla, now credited as the world’s first zero emission book tour.

Gianni is a graduate of electrical studies from The British Columbia Institute of Technology, and he is a sought-after expert in the analysis of the global energy matrix and in the study of how technology will impact commodities and emerging markets. Fluent in English, German, Italian, and Croatian, he makes his home in Vancouver.

Pierre Ouimet is Executive Director Senior Investment Strategist Canadian Equities, UBS Bank (Canada) Pierre is the investment strategist for both UBS Bank (Canada)’s Wealth Management and Global Asset Management groups on our Canadian equity strategies and Asset Allocation. As Chair of the Canadian Asset Mix Committee, Pierre had responsibility for top-down macro inputs to our investment management process.

Pierre was Head of UBS Bank’s Canadian Equities and was responsible for research and portfolio construction activity in the Canadian market. In this role he was the lead portfolio manager for large-cap portfolios. Pierre holds a BAA from the University of Montreal and a MBA with a specialty in finance from McGill University.

David Rosenberg is Chief Economist & Strategist, Gluskin Sheff & Associates, with a focus on providing a top-down perspective to the Firm’s investment process and Asset Mix Committee. Mr. Rosenberg received both a Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Toronto. Prior to joining Gluskin Sheff in the spring of 2009, Mr. Rosenberg was Chief North American Economist at Merrill Lynch in New York for seven years, during which he was consistently ranked in the Institutional Investor All-Star analyst rankings. Prior thereto, he was Chief Economist and Strategist for Merrill Lynch Canada, based out of Toronto.

Mr. Rosenberg is also the author of Breakfast with Dave, a daily distillation of his economic and financial market insights.