Volatility, is an understatement when describing current conditions in the financial markets. To help interpret some recent events and offer thoughts on where we go from here, I am excited to welcome back Scott Kimball, CFA who is a Portfolio Manager with BMO Asset Management. During our conversation he shares very level headed thoughts on what triggered one of the quickest corrections in the stock market we have seen, the rationale for the rapid decline in interest rates, the driving force behind a fall in oil prices, what politics has to do with all this and how could we not talk about the impact of the Coronavirus or COVID-19. Also, be sure to stick around for his wrap up as he shares his thoughts for 401(k) plan sponsors and their employees. We also have a great bonus question this week, check that out at 401kfridays.com/volatility.
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Scott Kimball is a Portfolio Manager with BMO Global Asset Management. He is responsible for the firm’s investment policy and strategy and manages client portfolios. He joined BMO in 2007 and served as a research analyst prior to joining the portfolio management team in 2011. He is also a member of the management committee.
Previously, Scott held positions at Merrill Lynch and other boutique investment firms. He began his career in the investment industry in 2003.
Scott holds an M.B.A. from the University of Miami and a B.A. in international business from Stetson University.
In addition, he is a CFA® charterholder.
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