Questions Your Clients Are Asking with Jason Vaillancourt, CFA
In this episode, Chris speaks Jason Vaillancourt, Global Market Strategist on Putnam’s Capital Market Strategies team.
During the conversation, they touch on many topics, including:
- Economic growth concerns
- Recession risk
- The Fed
- How to build a portfolio in the current environment
- The fixed income market
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