CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jason DeSena Trennert, Strategas Securities' chief investment strategist and a regular CNBC Squawk Box and Bloomberg commentator will share his expert insight as guest speaker of the Chicago Chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI-Chicago) on January 16, 5 p.m., at the Conference Center, One N. Wacker Drive.
In Bad Weather Ahead? 2014 Equity Market Outlook, Trennert will provide his 2014 economic and U.S. equity market outlook, including the possible effects of actions by the Federal Reserve and Washington and the trend toward increased shareholder activism. Trennert also will discuss specific issues of interest to publicly-traded companies, such as institutional investors rewarding – or punishing – companies for buyback, dividend and capital expenditure decisions.
“After a spectacular year for equities, we’re thrilled to have Jason Trennert share his outlook for 2014,” said Elizabeth M. Higashi, NIRI-Chicago chapter president. “Jason’s economic insights over the last several years have been prescient and we’re delighted to have the opportunity to ask him about the trends that will shape the performance of various asset classes in 2014.”
Jason Trennert is widely quoted in the U.S. and international business media including the Wall Street Journal, and is a regular guest host on CNBC's Squawk Box and Bloomberg Surveillance with Tom Keene. He has been ranked consistently by Institutional Investor as one of the top strategists on Wall Street and was named to SmartMoney’s Power 30 list of the most influential people in the world of investing. He also is the author of the popular investment book New Markets, New Strategies. Before founding Strategas, Trennert was the chief investment strategist and a senior managing director at International Strategy & Investment (ISI) Group, where he built and oversaw the company surveys and investment strategy groups. Trennert has a bachelor’s degree in international economics from Georgetown University and an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
For more information about the program and to register, visit the NIRI-Chicago website at www.niri-chicago.org.
The Chicago chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI-Chicago) works to advance the practice of investor relations and meet the professional development needs of those engaged in the field. The members of NIRI-Chicago include corporate officers, consultants, service providers, academics and others involved in the practice of investor relations a strategic management responsibility that integrates finance, communication, marketing and securities law compliance. NIRI-Chicago is one of the largest NIRI chapters in the United States and has been the recipient of several NIRI awards for large chapters over the years, including being recognized as Best Overall Large Chapter in 2012. More information is available at www.niri-chicago.org.