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Fight or Flight: A Conversation About Market Risk

  • Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.
  • November 2, 2021

A Call Featuring Doron Barness, Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Equity Trading and Distribution, and Jane Ross, Managing Director of Investment Banking

The Let’s Talk Future podcast series is committed to tackling big thematic subjects that have major investment implications. In this episode, “Fight or Flight: A Conversation About Market Risk,” Doron Barness, Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Equity Trading and Distribution, and Jane Ross, Managing Director of Investment Banking, both of Oppenheimer, discuss the trajectory of the markets and short-term risks including inflation concerns, labor shortages and the possible threats lurking ahead in 2022.

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Episode Highlights Include:

The Idea Behind Fight or Flight

For retail and institutional investors, the fight or flight response is very familiar when dealing with market risk and unexpected occurrences. As we race into the fourth quarter of 2021, the number of risks seem really large and pretty daunting – what do we do? Fight or flee?

Featured Topics Surrounding Market Risk

This episode highlights inflation concerns, labor changes, China's economy, technology stocks, and corporate tax changes – all posing the question for the listener of what’s the outlook for 2022?

Economic Relationship in China Today

This episode addresses the economic and political relationship in China and the foreseeable troubles ahead.

About our Guest

Doron Barness is the Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Equity Trading and Distribution at Oppenheimer. He oversees the vast trading network of clients, salespeople, and traders. Consequently, he has access to all of the associated behaviors and market activity.

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