Yung-Yu Ma, a highly sought-after expert in investing and economic and market analysis, will be at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business on Thursday, Feb. 1, as a featured guest of the Alumni Forum Series. The forum is titled, “2024 Market and Economic Outlook: Considerations amidst global tensions, political choices, and the year ahead.”
Ma, who holds a doctorate from the U, is the chief investment officer for BMO Wealth Management, responsible for guiding strategic and tactical asset allocations for client portfolios. He also leads a team that conducts macroeconomic and market analysis and models across asset classes. He is frequently cited in news media, including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and Barron’s, and has appeared on NPR, CNBC and Yahoo Finance television.
Previously, Ma was a professor of finance at Lehigh University. He also worked for a global consulting firm and as a regional manager at a Fortune 500 company. Ma earned his doctorate in finance at the Eccles School, and his bachelor’s in economics and political science at Williams College in Massachusetts.
Ma will be in conversation with Adam Looney, executive director of the Marriner S. Eccles Institute for Quantitative Analysis of Markets and Organizations at the Eccles School. The event is free and open to the public. It will be held in the Rick and Marian Warner Auditorium in the Garff building, 1731 E. Campus Drive.