The Changing World of Equity Investing

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As US expansion and growth approaches its ninth year (preceded by an 18-month recession that began December 2007 and ended June 2009), economic growth outside our borders has become more widespread and sustained. Explore the impact on international equity markets during this discussion with J.P. Morgan Asset Management experts.


Josh Rogers
Vice President and Beta Specialist, J.P. Morgan Asset Management

Josh Rogers, Vice President and Beta Specialist, is a member of the Americas Beta Specialist team at J.P. Morgan Asset Management based in New York. In this role, Josh works with client advisors to position our suite of Beta Strategies solutions with clients, including strategic beta, alternative beta, and market cap-weighted strategies. Prior to joining J.P. Morgan in 2017, Josh was a vice president at BlackRock within the iShares business, specifically dedicated to commercializing the long-only factor based ETFs with both retail and institutional clients. In his 10 years at Blackrock, Josh also held roles as a technical expert on the broader range of iShares ETFs and product development for the liquid alternatives mutual funds.

Samantha Azzarello
Vice President and Global Market Strategist, J.P. Morgan Asset Management

Samantha Azzarello, Vice President, is a Global Market Strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management. In this role, Samantha develops and communicates timely market and economic insights to retail and institutional clients across the US. Samantha joined J.P. Morgan in 2015. Before she joined the firm, Samantha worked at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Wealth Management as a multi-asset investment strategist within the Chief Investment Office. She was involved in formulating and communicating the firm’s economic and market outlook, as well as asset allocation views. Samantha also worked at CME Group as an economist, where she conducted research and analyzed global economic developments that impacted the company’s business. She has published articles in the Review of Financial Economics and Journal of Investing.