Securing Stronger Returns in
a Challenging Market
Our speakers will help you:
- Understand the current environment—and how you can take advantage.
- Find high-performance investments tailored to your financial goals.
- Make meaningful portfolio changes to maximize your earning potential.
The live online conference starts at 9 a.m. Central Standard Time Saturday, March 23.
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Despite ongoing Eurozone woes, sluggish U.S. growth, and endless wrangling in Washington, the stock market still managed double-digit gains in two of the last three years—and that's on top of a 26% bounce in 2009. But with few forecasting an economic boom in 2013, is the rally finally at risk? Morningstar's Bob Johnson along with a panel of market strategists and economists will dig for the answers in our opening roundtable session.
Does your portfolio have the right mix of investments? Our director of personal finance Christine Benz will show you how to harness Morningstar Premium research and tools to find a good balance of stocks, bonds, cash, and international exposure; uncover your current portfolio's strengths and weaknesses; reveal how recent market movements may have affected your asset mix; and pinpoint which market sectors look cheap and which look dear based on Morningstar's bottom-up research.
*This session will contain U.S.-based themes, but the general principles will apply more broadly.
How likely are Social Security benefit cutbacks? How can today's retirees and their spouses maximize payouts? Should younger investors even count on Social Security at all? InvestmentNews contributing editor and Social Security guru Mary Beth Franklin along with retirement expert and Morningstar contributor Mark Miller will tackle your most pressing questions about this important retirement pillar.
*This presentation will be U.S. focused, but other sessions will serve a broader audience.