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Lauren Goodwin, CFA

Economist and Multi-Asset Portfolio Strategist, New York Life Investment Management

Lauren Goodwin, CFA is an economist and multi-asset portfolio strategist with New York Life Investment Management’s Strategic Asset Allocation & Solutions (SAS) Group, which has $10B in assets under management. She joined NYLIM in 2018 to focus on global macroeconomic trends and actionable investment insights.

Prior to joining NYLIM, Lauren was an international economist at Wells Fargo, specializing in mapping global economic trends and their impact to the bank’s business lines. Before that, she managed the Global Economics practice at Frontier Strategy Group, an emerging-markets focused global macro research consultancy.  She has also held positions at JPMorgan Chase and the OECD. Lauren is a CFA Charterholder, holds a master’s degree in international economics from Johns Hopkins SAIS, and received her undergraduate degree in global business from the University of Southern California.

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The Fed & market volatility

On December 19, the US Federal Reserve raised rates by 25bps, setting a new fed funds rate target of 2.25% to 2.50%. Economic projections for 2019 were revised down...

Short-term spreads inverted — Is this a concern for 2019?

The yield curve has inverted in the two- to five-year range. In market terms, this means that a U.S. treasury maturing in five years yields less...

Global growth is out of sync. Now what?

In six weeks, the S&P 500 returned all investors’ gains in 2018. These market losses have prompted investors to reminisce on the previous 18 months of “goldilocks”...

Market volatility causes investor anxiety

by: ; Robert Serenbetz;
Investors are experiencing a rough bout with volatility as the VIX index, Wall Street’s fear gauge, hit a level of...

Emerging markets deeper submerged

There is no denying that emerging markets have had a difficult year. Investor sentiment towards EMs has deteriorated...

All things trade: USMCA and scenarios for negotiations with China

Trade tensions are abating in most parts of the world, but U.S.-China...

Fed puts trade and emerging markets aside, remains focused on U.S.

In its September 25-26 policy meeting, the Federal Reserve increased...

Ask the Portfolio Manager: Amit Soni

by: ; Lauren Goodwin, CFA
New York Life Investments’ Strategic Asset Allocation and Solutions (SAS) team speaks on the most pressing global economic and markets issues...