Scott Minerd

Global Chief Investment Officer
Guggenheim Partners

Mr. Minerd joined Guggenheim in 1998. In his role as Global Chief Investment Officer, Mr. Minerd guides the firm’s investment strategies and oversees client accounts across a broad range of fixed-income and equity securities. Previously, Mr. Minerd was a Managing Director with Credit Suisse First Boston in charge of trading and risk management for the Fixed Income Credit Trading Group. In this position, he was responsible for the corporate bond, preferred stock, money markets, U.S. government agency and sovereign debt, derivatives securities, structured debt and interest rate swaps trading business units. Mr. Minerd is a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Investor Advisory Committee on Financial Markets, helping advise the NY Fed President and senior management at the bank about the current financial markets and ways the public and private sectors can better understand and mitigate systematic risks. Mr. Minerd also works with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), advising on research and analysis of private sector infrastructure investment, and is a contributing member of the World Economic Forum (WEF). He is a regularly featured guest and contributor to leading financial media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, Bloomberg, and CNBC, where he shares insights on today’s financial climate. Mr. Minerd holds a B.S. degree in Economics from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, and has completed graduate work at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Articles by Scott Minerd
The Briefest Flight to Safety
VIEWPOINTS: Scott Minerd, Global Chief Investment Officer, Guggenheim Partners; Tensions in Ukraine and tapering speculation seem unlikely to derail rising U.S. equity markets and the positive outlook for U.S. credit.
Keep Optimistic and Carry On
VIEWPOINTS: Scott Minerd, Global Chief Investment Officer, Guggenheim Partners; This is likely to be another good year for risk-on investing, as an improving economic outlook supports stocks and bonds in an environment marked by less volatility than 2013.
Bernanke’s Santa Claus Cheer
VIEWPOINTS: Scott Minerd, Global Chief Investment Officer, Guggenheim Partners; What will Santa bring for Christmas … does he exist at all? Yes he does, his name is Bernanke and he has a stock market rally to share and good holiday cheer for all!
Passing the Wall of Worry
VIEWPOINTS: Scott Minerd, Global Chief Investment Officer, Guggenheim Partners; As this bull market climbs its “wall of worry,” we can see its underlying strength. Valuation concerns and the risk of a major correction appear overblown, as we should see a continued rebound in economic fundamentals over the coming months.
We Must Avoid Seeing the New Arctic through an Old World Lens
VIEWPOINTS: Scott Minerd, Global Chief Investment Officer, Guggenheim Partners; It would be easy to think those with a thirst for exploration were born too late — to assume that humanity has already reached every corner of the earth there is to discover.
Headwinds Give Way to Bullishness
VIEWPOINTS: Scott Minerd, Global Chief Investment Officer, Guggenheim Partners; With the partial government shutdown and Washington gridlock behind us for now, interest rates should continue declining and conditions are pointing to a period of renewed strength across asset classes.
Buying the Shutdown
VIEWPOINTS: Scott Minerd, Global Chief Investment Officer, Guggenheim Partners; Volatility from the government shutdown and other political developments in Washington D.C. will likely continue to rise. Despite this, the reduction in output from this will be short-term, and investors still have several attractive options for deploying capital across asset classes in the United States and globally.
Global Destinations for Yield
VIEWPOINTS: Scott Minerd, Global Chief Investment Officer, Guggenheim Partners; While U.S. stocks are increasingly due for a consolidation, the outlook for global equities is improving. Now appears to be a good time for investors to increase allocations toward Asia and Europe.
Rising Interest Rates Must End Soon
VIEWPOINTS: Scott Minerd, Global Chief Investment Officer, Guggenheim Partners; The yield on the benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury bond has risen by more than 84 percent from May to early September, one of the most violent and rapid increases on record.
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