TDI Podcast: Foggy TARA (#819)

May Market Madness   – Tech vs. everything else.

Politicians create problems – just to fix them – My Heroes!

Bifurcating markets – that is of interest.

And out Guest – Tom Nelson, Lead Portfolio Manager at Franklin Templeton Funds.

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Tom Nelson is a senior vice president and head of asset allocation portfolio management for Franklin Templeton Investment Solutions. He is a member of the Investment Strategy & Research Committee.

Mr. Nelson is a portfolio manager of a number of funds offered for sale in various jurisdictions. He is lead portfolio manager of the Franklin NextStep Fund series, the Franklin VolSmart Allocation VIP Fund and numerous model portfolio programs. He is portfolio manager of Franklin LifeSmart Retirement Target Funds, the Franklin Fund Allocator Series available in the United States and several custom institutional portfolio mandates.

Mr. Nelson joined Franklin Templeton in 2007 and co-founded the firm’s quantitative research services group upon joining the company. He moved to Franklin Templeton Investment Solutions in 2009. Prior to working at Franklin Templeton, Mr. Nelson worked for Bloomberg LP from 1991 to 2007, where he was most recently manager of the Americas market specialist teams.

Mr. Nelson holds a B.S. in accounting from the University of Delaware. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder and a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) charterholder. He is a member of the CFA Institute, the New York Society of Security Analysts and the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association.

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Stocks mentioned in this episode: (AAPL), (GOOG), (META), (NVDA), (AMD), (CRM)