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October 28, 2022 | Media Appearances

Samuel Lau Talks Markets and Macro on "The Weighing Machine" 10-28-22

DoubleLine Portfolio Manager Samuel Lau appears as a guest on Orion Advisor Solutions’ podcast “The Weighing Machine” with hosts Orion Chief Investment Advisor Rusty Vanneman and cohost Robyn Murray. Mr. Lau first discusses (1:13) his career and his roles at DoubleLine. Then they explore a variety of macroeconomic and market topics. Among other subjects, the conversation covers the horrific year 2022 for stocks and bonds (11:32), Mr. Lau’s outlooks for headline and core inflation (14:13), “hints of a policy slowdown” in the Federal Reserve’s rate-tightening campaign (19:10), the risks of a recession in 2023 (21:05), portfolio diversification as an approach to managing geopolitical risk (26:01), where Mr. Lau sees promising opportunities in government and credit fixed income securities (33:45), nontraditional investments such as trend-following following strategies and commodities (40:26) and U.S. stocks (44:00).

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About the Guest

About the Guest

  • Samuel Lau

    Macro-Asset Allocation

    Samuel Lau

    Macro-Asset Allocation

    Mr. Lau joined DoubleLine in 2009. He is a Strategist on the Fixed Income Asset Allocation (FIAA) Committee and a contributing member on the Global Asset Allocation and Macro committees. Mr. Lau is a Portfolio Manager on DoubleLine’s strategic commodity strategy while working in portfolio management and trading for derivatives-based and multi-asset strategies, including DoubleLine's Shiller Enhanced CAPE®, Shiller Enhanced International CAPE®, Real Estate and Income, and Multi-Asset Trend strategies. He also co-hosts the Sherman Show (Twitter @ShermanShowPod, ShermanShow@Doubleline.com) and Monday Morning Minutes (Twitter @DLineMinutes, Minutes@Doubleline.com) podcasts. Prior to DoubleLine, Mr. Lau was a Vice President at TCW where he worked under Jeffrey Gundlach as a Research Analyst in the Mortgage Group. He holds a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and an MBA from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.