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February 6 - 9, 2020 | Orlando

Workshop Details

Feb. 9, 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM EST
Saturday

Mission Critical Portfolios: How to Invest in Preparation for Market Downturns

David Johnson, a former rocket scientist and president of Global Capital Group, will discuss investing in preparation for a stock market downturn. When a strategy is designed to be negatively correlated to the markets, it can provide true diversification protecting assets in normally unfavorable conditions. David will demonstrate how allocating a portion to this type of strategy, in conjunction with your self-managed traditional investments, can assist in creating fault-tolerant, Mission Critical Portfolios.

Three things you will learn from this session:

1. Managed futures accounts as an asset class have outperformed the S&P 500 since 1980, with significantly less deviation in returns.

2. Over the last 10 years, all 11 sectors of the S&P 500 have become highly correlated, reducing diversification leading to increasing risk; managed futures provide good to excellent diversification with all 11 S&P 500 sectors.

3. Many managed futures proprietary strategies have little to no correlation to the S&P 500, utilizing diverse markets such as energy, agriculture, metals, bond futures and foreign currencies.

speaker photo STRATEGIES
David Johnson

President

Global Capital Group