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The current and future state of the markets with BlackRock Managing Director Kate Moore

December 9, 2020

The current and future state of the markets with BlackRock Managing Director Kate Moore

Kate Moore

BlackRock Managing Director

BlackRock Managing Director Kate Moore provides a birds-eye view of the macroeconomy trends she's tracking.

Planning for 2021 requires a deep understanding of the current markets and economic trends. On this week's Walker Webcast, Walker & Dunlop's CEO, Willy Walker, spoke with BlackRock Managing Director Kate Moore about the macroeconomic trends she is tracking, capital markets, and her take on what's to come in 2021.

A bit about each speaker:

Willy Walker
Willy Walker

Willy Walker is chairman and chief executive officer of Walker & Dunlop. Under Mr. Walker’s leadership, Walker & Dunlop has grown from a small, family-owned business to become one of the largest commercial real estate finance companies in the United States. Walker & Dunlop is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and in its first seven years as a public company has seen its shares appreciate 547%.

Kate Moore

Kate Moore, Managing Director, is a member of the Global Allocation investment team and Head of Thematic Strategy. Her investment mandate includes identifying opportunities to exploit structural change, policy evolution, and dislocations across global industries. She is a member of the Human Capital Committee. 

Ms. Moore’s service with the firm dates back to June 2016, when she joined as Chief Equity Strategist in the BlackRock Investment Institute. In that role, she was responsible for research on global equity markets, formulating tactical investment recommendations, and delivering thought leadership to both internal stakeholders and clients.

Prior to joining BlackRock, Ms. Moore was the Chief Investment Strategist for the Private Bank at J.P. Morgan and a member of the Global Investment Committee. In this role she set asset allocation and investment strategy for US discretionary multi-asset portfolios and managed a macro equity strategy for private clients. Before joining J.P. Morgan, Ms. Moore was the Senior Global Equity Strategist at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, an Emerging Markets Strategist at Moore Capital Management, and a member of the Global Strategy team at Morgan Stanley Investment Management, a team which managed several global asset allocation funds. Ms. Moore began her career as a strategy consultant for both Mitchell Madison Group and Silver Oak Partners.

Ms. Moore regularly contributes her macro and financial market views across a variety of global media outlets. She holds a B.A. in Political and Social Thought from the University of Virginia, where she currently serves on the Board of Managers of the Alumni Association. She also holds an M.A. in Political Economy from the University of Chicago.

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