We’ve regularly discussed rates and inflation in 2021 as two key drivers of global markets. With lower expected future returns on fixed income, these drivers give credence to the idea that many institutional investors would need to move further out on the curve (take more risk) and/or use leverage to meet their financial obligations. Both of which now appear to be happening.
Senior Analyst, Americas
World Gold Council
Adam joined the World Gold Council in 2017 as a Senior Analyst on the Research team, focusing much of his time on investment research and portfolio analysis. He works with pension funds, endowments, and other institutional clients on portfolio optimization, and presents insights on the gold market in the media, and at conferences. Previously, he was a managing director and head of ETF Research for Market Realist, a financial technology company. Before that, he was the Chief Strategist at New Albion Partners, a boutique investment brokerage firm. Adam spent over a decade as a hedge fund portfolio manager and trader with a focus on derivatives and volatility strategies.
Adam holds a B.A. from Pomona College, double majoring with distinctive honors in Economics and Psychology, and an MBA from the Yale School of Management with a concentration in Asset Management.