Trevor Cummings, CIMA, is an ETF specialist responsible for ETF distribution in Canada. He works closely with the wholesaling and national accounts teams across Canada with a focus on differentiating TD ETF offerings within the marketplace and driving market share growth. Mr. Cummings has extensive experience in the Canadian investment industry, specializing in ETFs since 2005, having previously held senior roles in ETF sales and strategy at major Canadian investment firms. He holds a BA in economics and East Asian studies from the University of Toronto.
At the onset of one of the worst health crises in recent memory, many investments seemed to lose touch with fundamentals, as government handouts and dovish central banks led to irrational investor exuberance and extreme risk-taking. Some traditional investments underperformed, offering little in real returns. Now as markets clear out some of the speculations that ran rampant, the fundamental tenets of portfolio construction are gaining in popularity. Over the long term, fixed income has historically played an important role within a portfolio, providing stability, safety, and income. Is now the time to get back to basics?
Investing during periods of elevated levels of volatility can be daunting for some investors, but with the right tools in a portfolio's arsenal, investors can instead feel empowered to weather market movements. Low volatility and dividend strategies can be powerful tools to help smooth out the peaks and troughs of the markets. Join Trevor Cummings, VP, ETF Distribution for TDAM as he discusses key factors contributing to the market turbulence seen this year and how investors can navigate the road ahead.
For those interested in investing in disruptive technologies, the path can be both rewarding and complex. However, capturing these growth trends requires in-depth research paired with a diversified approach. In this panel, you'll hear from a roster of ETF experts whose companies are at the forefront of this technology revolution and will examine the best ways for investors to capitalize on long-term growth trends.