Global Market Strategist

Brian Levitt


Brian Levitt is a Global Market Strategist at Invesco. In this role, he’s responsible for the development and communication of the firm’s investment outlooks and insights for North America.

Brian co-hosts Invesco’s Market Conversations podcast, candid discussions with other experts on topics impacting the markets. He develops Trending Conversation presentations to help financial advisors examine current issues with their clients. Brian also works extensively with families to educate them on personal finance. He joined Invesco when the firm combined with OppenheimerFunds in 2019. 

Visit Brian on LinkedIn and X (formerly Twitter)

  • Appears on BNN BloombergCNBC, CNN, Bloomberg TV, and Yahoo! Finance
  • Quoted in, Business Insider, Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, and other financial news publications

Previous experience
  • OppenheimerFunds – Senior Investment Strategist
  • Morgan Stanley – Product Manager

  • MBA in finance and international business, Fordham University, Gabelli School of Business
  • BA in economics, University of Michigan

Insights from Brian

  • Markets and Economy
    Markets and Economy

    Above the Noise: Is inflation obsession overblown?

    By Brian Levitt

    Is the hyperfocus on inflation warranted, should we be worried about the size of US debt, and do geopolitics negatively impact markets? Here are my straightforward answers.

    April 26, 2024
  • Markets and Economy
    Markets and Economy

    Above the Noise: Elections, inflation, and the US banking system

    By Brian Levitt

    I analyze a quote from the US Federal Reserve Chair that was music to my ears, and I share which market chart I would give each presidential candidate to help them make their economic case to voters.

    April 1, 2024
  • Markets and Economy
    Markets and Economy

    Above the Noise: Cooling concerns about a “hot” inflation report

    By Brian Levitt

    The latest US inflation report was hotter than expected, investors wonder what the election could mean for various sectors, and US credit card debt is at an all-time high.

    February 29, 2024
  • Markets and Economy
    Markets and Economy

    How much does January matter for year-long stock performance?

    By Brian Levitt, James Anania

    Is stock performance in January indicative of what performance will be for the full year? Our research shows that the “predictive power” of January has been overstated.

    February 13, 2024
  • Markets and Economy
    Markets and Economy

    Above the Noise: Putting outsized equity gains into focus

    By Brian Levitt

    I believe the “soft landing” trade is still in play. Plus, investors should ignore scary economic rhetoric this election year and look to the data instead.

    February 6, 2024