September 25, 2019
Rupal Bhansali is highlighted as a rare female portfolio manager in the industry, and encourages young women to follow in her footsteps.
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This is a replay of a podcast with Rupal Bhansali that occurred on The Contrarian Investor on September 25, 2019. Ms. Bhansali candidly discusses her viewpoints of market conditions, sectors, and certain specific companies. The information contained in the podcast is not guaranteed as to its accuracy or completeness. It should not be considered investment advice. The opinions expressed in this podcast were current at the time of interview, but are subject to change. The information provided in this podcast does not provide information reasonably sufficient upon which to base an investment decision and should not be considered a recommendation to purchase or sell any particular security.
Investments in foreign securities may underperform and may be more volatile than comparable U.S. stocks because of the risks involving foreign economies and markets, foreign political systems, foreign regulatory standards, foreign currencies and taxes. The use of currency derivatives and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) may increase investment losses and expenses and create more volatility. Investments in emerging markets present additional risks, such as difficulties in selling on a timely basis and at an acceptable price. The intrinsic value of the stocks in which the Fund invests may never be recognized by the broader market.
Past performance does not guarantee future results. This podcast mentions various sectors and specific stocks. One or more of the stocks mentioned were, as of the date of this broadcast, and may currently be held in Ariel International Fund or Ariel Global Fund. Any holdings mentioned do not constitute all holdings in a Fund. Portfolio holdings are subject to change. The performance of any single portfolio holding is no indication of the performance of other portfolio holdings of Ariel International Fund or Ariel Global Fund or Ariel International Fund. See current holdings information for Ariel International Fund by clicking here. See current holdings information of Ariel Global Fund by clicking here.
A growth investment strategy seeks stocks that are deemed to have superior growth potential. Growth stocks offer an established track record and are perceived to be less risky than value stocks. A value investment strategy seeks undervalued stocks that show a strong potential for growth. The intrinsic value of the stocks in which a value strategy invests may be based on incorrect assumptions or estimations, may be affected by declining fundamentals or external forces, and may never be recognized by the broader market.
Consumer staple stocks are considered to be noncyclical in that the demand for the products made by these companies does not decrease in a recession. Consumer staple stocks have historically experienced lower volatility.
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