Jeff Weniger | Asset Allocation Strategist
WisdomTree Asset Management

Jeff Weniger, Asset Allocation Strategist, WisdomTree Asset Management

Jeff Weniger serves as Asset Allocation Strategist at WisdomTree, the industry’s 7th largest ETF provider by AUM. WisdomTree pioneered the concept of fundamentally weighted ETFs and active ETFs and is currently an industry leader in both categories. 

Jeff has a background in fundamental, economic and behavioral analysis for strategic and tactical asset allocation. Prior to joining WisdomTree, he was Director, Senior Strategist with BMO from 2006 to 2017, serving on the Asset Allocation Committee and co-managing the firm’s ETF model portfolios. 

Jeff has a B.S. in Finance from the University of Florida and an MBA from Notre Dame. He is a CFA charter holder and an active member of the CFA Society of Chicago and the CFA Institute since 2006. He has appeared in various financial publications such as Barron’s and the Wall Street Journal and makes regular appearances on Canada’s Business News Network (BNN) and Wharton Business Radio.

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Day 2 @ 15:20

Trading the Trump factor – a new source of portfolio alpha?

Plenary
  • Trump, Twitter & market health – measuring the relationship between Trump's Twitter sentiment, the overall market mood, and the short and longer-range price and volatility impact on companies, currencies and nations
  • Presidential tweet risk – what unintended consequences might emerge as a result of Trump’s penchant for Twitter? 
  • Trump tracking algorithms – will it be a viable strategy to develop algorithms designed to take advantage of short-term price discrepancies caused by a presidential tweet? 
  • Trump, regulations & economic growth – how would Trump’s proposed rollback of regulations impact U.S. economic growth?
  • Foreign policy – how will Trump’s proposed isolationist policies impact U.S. markets and the global economy? 
Moderator: Julie Dixon, Founder & CEO, Titan Regulation

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