Commodities Outlook: 2017 & Beyond – Direxion – 3.8.17

Summary:

Now On Demand.

Commodity strategies are used by advisors for portfolio diversification, growth potential and as an inflationary hedge. Now more than ever, advisors are seeking alternative measures to reduce potential portfolio volatility. Join us for this in-depth discussion that will cover:

  • Commodity Market Drivers and Pricing Optimism
  • Cyclical & Sector Pressures
  • Asset Allocation & Risk Considerations
  • A Tactical Approach to Investing in Commodities

Sponsors of this webcast may contact registrants. This webcast is for financial professionals only.

Speakers:

Edward Egilinsky
Managing Director, Head of Alternative Investments
Direxion

As Head of Alternative Investments at Direxion, Ed’s focus is to drive the firm’s product development initiatives, internal and external product messaging, training and support of product delivery. In addition, he oversees the firm’s National Accounts efforts.

Prior to joining Direxion, Ed served as Managing Director of Business Development at Price Asset Management where his focus was on expanding the company’s distribution network and diversifying its product line. Ed was also Managing Director and head of Alternative Strategies at Rydex Investments where he provided leadership to the sales team for alternative strategy initiatives, expanded distribution channels, and effectively branded Rydex, as well, as a recognized provider of alternative investment.

Earlier in his career, Ed was Head of US Sales and Marketing for Kenmar Advisory Corporation where he drove domestic asset growth among high net worth and institutional clients. Ed graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from the State University of New York in Albany. He also holds Series 3, 7, 24, and 63 Licenses.

Tim Pickering
Lead Portfolio Manager, CIO
Auspice

Tim Pickering is Founder, President and CIO of Auspice. Tim leads strategic decision making and the vision for Auspice’s diverse suite of award winning rules-based quantitative investment strategies. Tim believes that in the future, non-correlated alternative investments will be a core holding in all portfolios, regardless of investor size or sophistication. Alternatives will no longer be viewed as risky, but as conservative and prudent, given the measurable value to investment portfolios. He is passionate about creating innovative investment strategies and products that the market needs with distribution through reputable partners at a fair price. In 2015, Tim was selected by Alberta Venture Magazine, one of Alberta’s most widely respected business publications, as one of Alberta’s 50 most influential people.

Prior to forming Auspice, Tim was VP of Trading at Shell (North America). He began his career at TD Securities (Toronto) in their elite trading development program ultimately holding the Senior PM position for the Energy Derivatives portfolio. Outside of Auspice, Tim has been involved in grain farming in Western Canada. Through the founding of Auspice, Tim ties together a career in commodity and financial risk and portfolio management that has spanned institutional experience along with entrepreneurial vision.

Overview:

Title: Commodities Outlook: 2017 & Beyond
Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Duration: 1 hour

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