Global Conference 2013

Global Conference 2013

When Past Performance Is a Guide: Using History to Make Sense of the Post-Crisis World

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 / 11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Led by historian Niall Ferguson, leading macro-investors explain how historical knowledge fits into their decision-making process. Can history provide actionable insights into the behavior of sovereign debt, equity or commodity markets? Can investors who are judged by their quarterly or even monthly performance profit by looking back to past centuries?


Niall Ferguson

Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History, Harvard University; Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution


Daniel Arbess

Partner, Perella Weinberg Partners; Chief Investment Officer, PWP Xerion Funds

Ben Funnell

Asset Manager, GLG Partners

Mitchell Julis

Co-Chairman and Co-CEO, Canyon Partners, LLC

Peter Thiel

Partner, Founders Fund

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