The event, the first of the Great Decisions' talks of the season, is sponsored by the New Canaan Library and the Stamford-based World Affairs Forum, in conjunction with HSBC Bank USA. The Great Decisions series offers informative talks on global issues, delivered by experts in their respective fields.
In addition to conducting extensive research on global thematic investing and socially responsible products, and portfolio strategies, Rasco has advised on the investment of billions of dollars in funds and structured products across the entertainment, media, technology, health care, commodities, manufacturing and defense sectors.
Prior to joining HSBC, Rasco was a senior investment strategist at Merrill Lynch. His commentary has appeared in a variety of leading financial publications and media, including the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Fortune, the International Herald Tribune, CNBC, BB Radio, BBTV, BB Spanish TV and CNN en Espanol.
Admission is free but registration is required. For information or registration, visit newcanaanlibrary.org. or call 203-594-5003.