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Emerson Savage

Emerson Savage is an Associate Institutional Portfolio Manager at Louisbourg Investments. Emerson joined the firm in 2016 after working in corporate finance at a multinational conglomerate. In his role, Emerson helps lead institutional relationship management, guiding investment policy and asset allocation decisions for the firm’s pension, insurance, endowment, and foundation clients. Emerson also helps lead content generation and marketing efforts at the firm, having written in the past on issues such as stock buybacks and quantitative investment management. He holds accounting and finance degrees from the University of New Brunswick.

After years of relatively stable appreciation in global fixed-income and equity markets, investors were thrust into dramatic turbulence in the first quarter of 2020, as COVID-19 sent shockwaves through markets. From Feb. 20 to March 23, the S&P/TSX Composite Total Return Index lost 37.20 per cent of its value in a mere 22 trading days, […]

  • December 17, 2020 February 5, 2021
  • 10:04

During and after the market crash of this year’s first quarter, retail traders flocked to the various commission-free online brokerages in droves. These traders began to aggressively trade stocks. Pundits and market participants alike have claimed that these new entrants into the market have caused extreme volatility in certain stocks and some even claim that […]

  • August 31, 2020 December 6, 2020
  • 08:40

In the world of pensions, endowments and foundations, members of governing boards and investment committees are trusted with oversight of pools of capital with significant influence over people’s lives. Formal governance frameworks provide critical references for fiduciaries helping to steward capital for these organizations. The CFA Institute Research Foundation released a paper this April on […]

  • July 17, 2019 January 9, 2021
  • 09:59