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Modern Economics for Investors

This is a comprehensive and participative 2-day program exploring how economic cycles and trends impact investment performance.

The course covers the economic fundamentals of asset returns and valuations, how asset classes behave during the economic cycle, the thinking behind central bank decisions, and how to recognize and react to extreme market events such as bubbles, busts, and financial crises.

It reviews recent historical events as well as addressing current issues in the markets.

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  • Manhattan - New York
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  • You might be eligible for preferential rates. Please contact us to check if your company is a member of the LFS Global Client Programme.

This course is also available in London

Who The Course is For

The course will benefit anyone involved in financial markets, who is keen to gain a better understanding of macro drivers of asset performance, particularly those who are executing cross-market trading strategies:

  • Chief Investment Officers
  • Pension Fund Managers, Trustees and Consultants
  • Global Macro Hedge Fund Managers
  • Fixed Income Managers
  • Corporate Treasurers
  • Senior Risk Managers
  • Strategists
  • Central Bankers

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Prior Knowledge

Some prior experience of investing and markets is desirable for getting the most out of the course. Some knowledge of economics would be useful but is not necessary.


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