46 episodes

Investments Unplugged, an insightful and lively podcast with your host Philip Petursson, Chief Investment Strategist, at Manulife Investment Management. (Intended for Advisor Use Only)

Investments Unplugged Philip Petursson

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    • 4.9, 71 Ratings

Investments Unplugged, an insightful and lively podcast with your host Philip Petursson, Chief Investment Strategist, at Manulife Investment Management. (Intended for Advisor Use Only)

    Episode 39 — This too shall pass …

    Episode 39 — This too shall pass …

    Will we see a global economic recovery in the next 18 months? In this episode of Investments Unplugged, the Capital Markets Strategy team share their outlook for the remainder of 2020 through 2021. They discuss what markets could look like if there’s a second or third wave of COVID-19 infections, whether we should be optimistic or not about future earnings growth, their updated model portfolio weightings, and the direction for the Canadian dollar.

    • 47 min
    Episode 38A — Because you asked: COVID-19 edition

    Episode 38A — Because you asked: COVID-19 edition

    In this Q&A episode of Investments Unplugged, the Capital Markets Strategy team respond to some of the common questions they’ve been receiving since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out their answers to questions like “Why has the Canadian dollar rebounded so strongly vs the U.S. dollar?” and “What’s the risk that the Big Six banks in Canada will cut dividends?” Tune in to hear more.

    • 41 min
    Episode 37 — Can we use megatrends as a basis for investing?

    Episode 37 — Can we use megatrends as a basis for investing?

    In this episode of Investments Unplugged, the Capital Markets Strategy team discusses megatrends — the social, demographic, environmental, and technological forces of change that are reshaping our world. Their conversation covers digital currency, nearshoring, digital transformation, biotechnology, smart cities, and how we can find the opportunities that the trends indicate.

    • 51 min
    Episode 36 - Fixed income — are bonds stronger now?

    Episode 36 - Fixed income — are bonds stronger now?

    This episode of Investments Unplugged features Manulife Investment Management’s Global Multi-Sector Fixed Income Team’s Director and Senior Investment Analyst Charles Tomes, and Senior Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager Thomas Goggins, to discuss the bond markets and what’s ahead for fixed income investments.

    • 47 min
    Episode 35 - Planning and positioning for a recovery

    Episode 35 - Planning and positioning for a recovery

    In this episode of Investments Unplugged, the Capital Markets Strategy team looks at strategies and ideas to prepare for a market recovery, including balanced versus equity portfolios and credit markets, as well as keeping emotions in check and expectations real.

    • 47 min
    Episode 34 – Quotes to invest by

    Episode 34 – Quotes to invest by

    In this episode of Investments Unplugged, the Capital Markets Strategy team share words of wisdom they’ve learned, which have shaped them as investors, and that they continually return to as guiding principles. These are their quotes to invest by. Tune in to hear what they’ve learned from these quotes, why right now is the best time for advisors to build their books of business, and more.

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
71 Ratings

71 Ratings

A Pedlar ,

Great Listen

Love this podcast and very insightful and believe it or not but u may catch yourself laughing as Phillip and his guests are always interactive with listeners .. you feel engaged when listening. Highly recommend

coachroons ,

Mindset Wealth

I am enjoying your podcast and appreciate the timely information.
Wish Manulife well during these very interesting times..

N-1001 ,

Valuable Discussion

Very informative. Great chat!

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