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Factor investing: What’s heating up this summer? - Bobby Barnes

June 14, 2022

Today we set our sights on factor investing with Bobby Barnes, Head of Quantitative Index Solutions. Bobby will reflect on which factors could be a fit for you in today’s market cycle and see how factor investing can help investors find calm in the chaos. The energy sector has been a strong performer during 2022’s market volatility, but can this run last into the second half of 2022? Also, what’s next for consumer discretionary? Bobby shares with host Pamela Ritchie that consumer spending is still strong, but there has been a shift in disposable income. Among other topics today, Bobby and Pamela also touch on commodities, the automobile industry, metaverse stocks, and how China’s reopening could affect inflation globally.

Recorded on June 8, 2022.

Transcript (PDF): https://www.fidelity.ca/content/dam/fidelity/en/documents/transcripts/transcript_webcast_fidelityconnects_barnes_june8.pdf

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