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Jon Maier

Jon Maier

Jon joined Global X in 2017. He and his team shape the firm’s market outlook, leads the construction of model portfolios, crafts the firm’s investment strategy, and contributes to the development of ETF products. As portfolio managers, Jon and his team use a top-down approach to investing, focusing on macro level trends implementing their investment strategy through the use of broad based and more narrowly focused ETFs. Jon has 25 years of experience on Wall Street, most recently as the lead Model Portfolio Strategist at Merrill Lynch managing their ETF model portfolio business within its CIO Office. Prior to managing Merrill’s ETF model portfolio business, Jon was the Senior Closed-end Fund Research analyst within Bank of America-Merrill Lynch Global Research. Prior to joining Bank of America-Merrill Lynch, Jon was the lead Research Analyst covering Closed-end Funds and BDCs at UBS and its predecessor firm, PaineWebber. While at PaineWebber/UBS, Jon worked in structuring closed-end fund IPOs and subsequently covering new funds. Jon has authored many papers on Closed-end funds and ETFs, he has appeared on Reuters, Bloomberg, Cheddar TV, Yahoo TV and is often quoted in leading financial publications including The Wall Street Journal and Barron’s. Earlier, Jon was a financial analyst with American International Group and served as a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer in Kiev, Ukraine, focusing on privatization projects. Jon received his BBA from Emory University.

Global X House Views – November

Expectations surrounding central bank policy and the value of the US dollar are key to investor sentiment in the final stretch of ... By Investment Forum: Jon Maier, Michelle Cluver, Morgane Delledonne, Pedro Palandrani & Rohan Reddy

Q3 Earnings Roundup & Sector Views

With 26% of the S&P 500 earnings reported, third-quarter results have been mixed, although they generally have come in better than expected, ... By Jon Maier; Michelle Cluver, CFA

Global X: On the Markets

Chief Investment Officer Jon Maier and Head of Thematic Solutions Scott Helfstein offer their perspectives on the current investing landscape in what ... By Jon Maier; Scott Helfstein, PhD

Global X House Views – October

Elevated inflation, currencies, slowing global economic growth expectations, and reduced central bank liquidity remain key economic considerations. Volatility measured by the VIX ... By Investment Forum: Jon Maier, Michelle Cluver, Morgane Delledonne, Pedro Palandrani & Rohan Reddy

Global X House Views – September

Elevated inflation, slowing global economic growth expectations, and reduced central bank liquidity remain the key economic considerations. Together, they create a typical ... By Investment Forum: Jon Maier, Michelle Cluver, Morgane Delledonne, Pedro Palandrani & Rohan Reddy

Global X House Views: July 2022

Elevated inflation, slowing global economic growth expectations, and reduced central bank liquidity remain the key economic considerations. Together, they create a typical ... By Investment Forum: Jon Maier, Michelle Cluver, Morgane Delledonne, Pedro Palandrani & Rohan Reddy

Sector Positioning Based on Economic Regimes

The Federal Reserve’s July FOMC meeting potentially tilted the market’s focus from interest rate sensitivity to economic growth sensitivity. Therefore, the prospect ... By Jon Maier; Michelle Cluver, CFA

Q2 2022 Review & Second Half Outlook

Recession fears and an accelerated Federal Reserve (Fed) interest rate hiking trajectory weighed on markets during the second quarter, resulting in the ... By Jon Maier; Michelle Cluver, CFA

Q1 2022 Review & Outlook

2022 is off to a rocky start with inflation, economic growth and the trajectory for higher policy interest rates remaining center stage. ... By Jon Maier; Michelle Cluver, CFA

Equity Income Whitepaper

Challenges of Higher Inflation and Interest Rates Inflation has reached levels not seen in 40 years, pressuring the Federal Reserve (Fed) to ... By Global X CIO Model Portfolio Team

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: Food Inflation, Energy Costs Spike With Russia’s invasion of Ukraine into its second week, the economic fallout is ... By Jon Maier; David Beniaminov

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

On Thursday morning Ukraine time (+7 hours from NY), Russia launched a full-scale attack on Ukraine. Assisted by neighboring Belarus, Russia launched ... By Jon Maier; Michelle Cluver, CFA

Current Sector Views and December 2021 Recap

The pace of Federal Reserve (Fed) balance sheet tapering, that started in November, accelerated in December, bringing forward the timing of the ... By Jon Maier; Michelle Cluver, CFA; David Beniaminov

Q4 2021 Review and Outlook

2021 was a strong year for U.S. equity markets. The S&P 500 Index returned +11.0% in Q4, bringing its 2021 return to ... By Jon Maier; Michelle Cluver, CFA

2022 Outlook: The Fed’s Great Balancing Act

With peak liquidity reached, we expect the market will pay closer attention to fundamentals heading into 2022. The market is contextualizing demand-driven ... By Jon Maier; Michelle Cluver, CFA; Morgane Delledonne; Rohan Reddy, CFA

2022 Outlook: The Fed’s Great Balancing Act

With peak liquidity reached, we expect the market will pay closer attention to fundamentals heading into 2022. The market is contextualizing demand-driven ... By Jon Maier; Michelle Cluver, CFA; Morgane Delledonne; Rohan Reddy, CFA

Q3 2021 Review and Outlook

The U.S. economy rebounded sharply in the first six months of 2021, but economic expectations for the second half were revised down ... By Jon Maier, Michelle Cluver, CFA

Q2 2021 Review and Outlook

The summer of 2021 has started. Following more than 6-months of expectations, the long-awaited return to ‘normal life’ is in motion. Restaurants ... By Jon Maier; Michelle Cluver, CFA

Sustainable Portfolios: The Why and How

Investor and consumer trends have pushed companies to pivot business models towards sustainability. Today, sustainable investing is capable of changing corporate behavior ... By Jon Maier; Michelle Cluver, CFA

Current Sector Views and May 2021 Recap

Is inflation permanent, transitory, or some combo thereof? Should investors be preparing for a short-term increase in inflation or are higher inflation ... By Jon Maier; Michelle Cluver, CFA

Innovation to Utility

Sometimes it’s easy to forget just how disruptive of a technology electricity was. Once that first lightbulb went on and commercial applications ... By Jon Maier; Michelle Cluver, CFA

Current Sector Views and April Recap 2021

During April, daily global COVID-19 diagnoses reached all-time highs.1 Case growth plateaued at 5.7 million new cases per week. Emerging markets are ... By Jon Maier; Michelle Cluver, CFA

ETF Model Portfolios: Why Now?

Jon Maier, Chief Investment Officer at Global X ETFs, explains why more financial advisors are utilizing model portfolios as the wealth management ...

Q2 Overview: Where are We Now?

The era of easy money fueled by central bank intervention has investors searching for clues about where the market is in this ... By Jon Maier

How Did the Markets Do in 2017?

Though it is tempting to only look forward, I find it is important to to incorporate the learnings from what happened in ... By Jon Maier

Where Might the Markets Go in 2018?

In 2018 (and beyond), we believe the disruption of traditional equity sectors is positioned to be a common denominator across the markets. By Jon Maier

How Do Market Sectors Overlap?

Last we spoke twelve-year-old me was having the time of his life with Dad in a Mississippi t-shirt factory. A few years ... By Jon Maier

CIO Insights: The Push and Pull of Politics

Heightened geopolitical tensions globally, specifically those related to North Korea, have grabbed the market's attention recently. By Jon Maier; Jay Jacobs, CFA; Rohan Reddy

Why I Joined Global X

As adults, our sights tend to narrow amid routines, responsibilities, and a sense of been there, done that. But then there are ... By Jon Maier

Passive’s Not Passive

Some say passive investing means doing nothing. It's not. Technically, you’ve still actively decided to do something in doing nothing. By Jon Maier

What the Bond Markets are Telling Us

The bond market can provide valuable insights into where the equity markets may be more broadly headed. With credit spreads remaining historically ... By Jon Maier; Jay Jacobs, CFA; Rohan Reddy

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