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Chief Global Market Strategist

Kristina Hooper

Profile

Kristina Hooper is Chief Global Market Strategist at Invesco. In this role, she leads Invesco’s Global Market Strategy (GMS) Office, which has strategists on the ground in North America, Europe, and Asia. Kristina and her team formulate macro views of markets and economies, examine the potential investment implications of those views, and share their insights with clients and the media around the world. She joined Invesco in 2016 and has been in the investment industry since 1995.

Visit Kristina on LinkedIn and X (formerly Twitter)

Media
  • Appears on BNN Bloomberg, Bloomberg TV, Bloomberg Wall Street Week, CNBC, CNNI, Yahoo! Finance, Cheddar, and BBC
  • Quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, The New York Times, Bloomberg, CNN, Axios, The Washington Post, and other financial news publications
  • Featured on cover of January 2015 issue of Kiplinger’s

 

Previous experience
  • Allianz Global Investors – US Investment Strategist
  • PIMCO Funds – Vice President, Client Portfolio Manager / Equity Product Manager
  • UBS (formerly PaineWebber) – Assistant Vice President (in Retirement and Financial Planning Group)

Education
  • Master’s in industrial and labor relations, Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations
  • MBA in finance, New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business
  • JD, Pace University, Elisabeth Haub School of Law
  • BA in English and history, Wellesley College

Certifications
  • Certified Financial Planner® (CFP)
  • Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA)
  • Certified Investment Management Analyst® (CIMA)
  • Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC) professional

Insights from Kristina

  • Markets and Economy
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    Markets and Economy

    2024 Midyear Investment Outlook: Anticipating rate cuts

    By Kristina Hooper

    Our midyear outlook focuses on the path of inflation and how global central bankers are weighing the balance of risks as they begin to cut interest rates.

    June 11, 2024
  • Markets and Economy
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    Markets and Economy

    Central banks meet in June, but when will rate cuts begin?

    By Kristina Hooper

    I expect Europe and perhaps Canada to begin interest rate cuts at their June central bank meetings, with the US, UK, and Australia to follow later in the year.

    May 29, 2024
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    Markets and Economy

    Don’t sell in May and go away: Why stocks have room to run

    By Kristina Hooper

    The Dow Jones and other stock indexes recently hit record highs, and there are many reasons to suggest stocks may move even higher.

    May 21, 2024
  • Markets and Economy
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    Markets and Economy

    Sweden’s rate cut heightens anticipation for the ECB and Fed

    By Kristina Hooper

    Good news about Sweden’s rate cut and positive economic signs in Europe and China was tempered by Red Sea shipping disruptions and pressure on US lower-income consumers.

    May 15, 2024
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    Markets and Economy

    A cooler US jobs report gives hope for a Fed rate cut

    By Kristina Hooper

    Is the US economy softening or heading for a substantial slowdown? We discuss the latest jobs report and what copper prices are telling us about global growth.

    May 7, 2024