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Solving for 2021: An Inside Look Disruptive Forces in Investing

    • Investing

With 2020 coming to a close, we reflect on the volatile year we have had and look forward to the year ahead. As we approach what is hopefully the end to the pandemic, we evaluate what investors might anticipate for the global economy in 2021. In this special edition episode of Disruptive Forces, Anu Rajakumar is joined by Neuberger Berman’s Chief Investment Officer—Multi-Asset Class, Erik Knutzen, CFA, CAIA, who shares some of his insights on what global investors might be considering in addition to exploring some of the themes as detailed in our annual investment outlook, Solving for 2021.
 
 
This podcast includes general market commentary, general investment education and general information about Neuberger Berman.  It is provided for informational purposes only and nothing herein constitutes investment, legal, accounting or tax advice, or a recommendation to buy, sell or hold a security.  This communication is not directed at any investor or category of investors and should not be regarded as investment advice or a suggestion to engage in or refrain from any investment-related course of action. Investment decisions should be made based on an investor's individual objectives and circumstances and in consultation with his or her advisors. Information is obtained from sources deemed reliable, but there is no representation or warranty as to its accuracy, completeness or reliability. All information is current as of the date of recording and is subject to change without notice.  Any views or opinions expressed may not reflect those of the firm as a whole. This material may include estimates, outlooks, projections and other “forward-looking statements.” Due to a variety of factors, actual events or market behavior may differ significantly from any views expressed.  Neuberger Berman products and services may not be available in all jurisdictions or to all client types. The use of tools cannot guarantee performance.  Diversification does not guarantee profit or protect against loss in declining markets.  Investing entails risks including the possible loss of principal. Investments in hedge funds and private equity are speculative and involve a higher degree of risk than more traditional investments. Investments in hedge funds and private equity are intended for sophisticated investors only. Indexes are unmanaged and are not available for direct investment. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
 
The views expressed herein include those of the Neuberger Berman Multi-Asset Class (MAC) team and Neuberger Berman’s Asset Allocation Committee. The Asset Allocation Committee is comprised of professionals across multiple disciplines, including equity and fixed income strategists and portfolio managers. The Asset Allocation Committee reviews and sets long-term asset allocation models, establishes preferred near-term tactical asset class allocations and, upon request, reviews asset allocations for large diversified mandates. The views of the MAC team or the Asset Allocation Committee may not reflect the views of the firm as a whole, and Neuberger Berman advisers and portfolio managers may take contrary positions to the views of the MAC team or the Asset Allocation Committee. The MAC team and the Asset Allocation Committee views do not constitute a prediction or projection of future events or future market behavior. This material may include estimates, outlooks, projections and other “forward-looking statements.” Due to a variety of factors, actual events or market behavior may differ significantly from any views expressed.
 
The duration and characteristics of past market/economic cycles and market behavior, including any bull/bear markets, is no indication of the duration and characteristics of any current or future be market/economic cycles or behavior. Nothing herein constitutes a prediction or projection of future events or future market behavior. Due to a variety of factors, actual even

With 2020 coming to a close, we reflect on the volatile year we have had and look forward to the year ahead. As we approach what is hopefully the end to the pandemic, we evaluate what investors might anticipate for the global economy in 2021. In this special edition episode of Disruptive Forces, Anu Rajakumar is joined by Neuberger Berman’s Chief Investment Officer—Multi-Asset Class, Erik Knutzen, CFA, CAIA, who shares some of his insights on what global investors might be considering in addition to exploring some of the themes as detailed in our annual investment outlook, Solving for 2021.
 
 
This podcast includes general market commentary, general investment education and general information about Neuberger Berman.  It is provided for informational purposes only and nothing herein constitutes investment, legal, accounting or tax advice, or a recommendation to buy, sell or hold a security.  This communication is not directed at any investor or category of investors and should not be regarded as investment advice or a suggestion to engage in or refrain from any investment-related course of action. Investment decisions should be made based on an investor's individual objectives and circumstances and in consultation with his or her advisors. Information is obtained from sources deemed reliable, but there is no representation or warranty as to its accuracy, completeness or reliability. All information is current as of the date of recording and is subject to change without notice.  Any views or opinions expressed may not reflect those of the firm as a whole. This material may include estimates, outlooks, projections and other “forward-looking statements.” Due to a variety of factors, actual events or market behavior may differ significantly from any views expressed.  Neuberger Berman products and services may not be available in all jurisdictions or to all client types. The use of tools cannot guarantee performance.  Diversification does not guarantee profit or protect against loss in declining markets.  Investing entails risks including the possible loss of principal. Investments in hedge funds and private equity are speculative and involve a higher degree of risk than more traditional investments. Investments in hedge funds and private equity are intended for sophisticated investors only. Indexes are unmanaged and are not available for direct investment. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
 
The views expressed herein include those of the Neuberger Berman Multi-Asset Class (MAC) team and Neuberger Berman’s Asset Allocation Committee. The Asset Allocation Committee is comprised of professionals across multiple disciplines, including equity and fixed income strategists and portfolio managers. The Asset Allocation Committee reviews and sets long-term asset allocation models, establishes preferred near-term tactical asset class allocations and, upon request, reviews asset allocations for large diversified mandates. The views of the MAC team or the Asset Allocation Committee may not reflect the views of the firm as a whole, and Neuberger Berman advisers and portfolio managers may take contrary positions to the views of the MAC team or the Asset Allocation Committee. The MAC team and the Asset Allocation Committee views do not constitute a prediction or projection of future events or future market behavior. This material may include estimates, outlooks, projections and other “forward-looking statements.” Due to a variety of factors, actual events or market behavior may differ significantly from any views expressed.
 
The duration and characteristics of past market/economic cycles and market behavior, including any bull/bear markets, is no indication of the duration and characteristics of any current or future be market/economic cycles or behavior. Nothing herein constitutes a prediction or projection of future events or future market behavior. Due to a variety of factors, actual even

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