Virtual Meeting - Bitcoin - Jonathan Hubbard & Corey Silva

June 8, 2021 -- 11:00 am to 12:15 pm

Topic:  Bitcoin:  Wave of the Future or Speculative Play?

The cryptocurrency bitcoin hit an all-time high in early 2021, prompting many investors and investmentprofessionals to consider whether it is appropriate for their portfolios. Several key considerations will be discussed.  It has been through several boom and bust price cycles, with the latest boom occurring during a period of increased interest in risk assets among investors.  The rise of populism and antigovernment sentiment has increased the interest in cryptocurrencies that operate outside of the traditional financial system.  Policymakers are circling seeking to tighten the regulatory frameworks & centralize oversight.  There is a large and growing ecosystem of crypto exchanges, banks and service providers looking for ways to innovate the space.  A huge amount of energy must be generated to run the high speed computers.  Is it here to stay?

Our Speakers:    

Jonathan W. Hubbard, CFA - Managing Director, MFS Investment Management® (MFS®)

Jonathan W. Hubbard, CFA, focuses on client portfolio topics, including assetallocation strategy, portfolio structure, and global investment trends and developments. In addition,he works closely with the various investment teams at the firm in determining MFS capital marketsexpectations and asset allocation views. Jon joined MFS in 2000 and has held a variety of roles, including relationship manager, investmentstrategy consultant and, most recently, director of Institutional DC Platforms. Jon earned a bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University and a Master of Business Administrationdegree from Boston College. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the Boston Security Analysts Society. He also works as an abstractor forThe CFA Institute, reviewing and condensing academic articles for inclusion in the CFA Digest.

Corey Silva, CIMA®, CIMC

Corey Silva, CIMA®, CIMC, is an associate managing director at MFS Investment Management® (MFS®). In his role, he is responsible for the servicing of MFS' retail business and the strategicdevelopment of the San Francisco Bay Area and Hawaii markets .Corey joined MFS in 2000 following four years as vice president of distribution at EvergreenFunds. He previously served in the same capacity at State Street Research InvestmentManagement for two years. Prior to that, Corey worked in marketing and distribution and as anational account manager at GT Global Financial Services. Corey earned a degree in business administration from California StateUniversity. He currently serves as a board member of the EastBay Financial Planning Association and is an alumnus of the National Speakers Association. 

Event Properties

Event Date 06-08-2021 11:00am
Event End Date 06-08-2021 12:15pm
Registration Start Date 05-19-2021
Cut off date 06-07-2021
Individual Price Free

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