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Insights Live: Stock Market Insights and Outlook

 

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken the stock market into some unprecedented waters. Where are we and what will happen next? For insight, Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Research and Professor of Finance Marcel Rindisbacher leads a conversation with Michael J. Scanlon, Jr. (Questrom ’03) of Manulife Investment Management. There, Scanlon is Managing Director and co-lead portfolio manager of the John Hancock Balanced Fund (USA), Manulife US Opportunities Fund (Canada), and the Large Cap Equity institutional equity strategy. He is often quoted on financial matters in leading business newspapers and magazines, including the Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, and The New York Times, and is a frequent guest on CNBC and Bloomberg Television. Scanlon, who is a CFA charter holder and a member of the CFA Society Boston, Inc. and the CFA Institute, reflects on current trends, including what he sees as the best stock picking environment since the 2008 financial crisis.