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Thursday, October 13, 2016
4:15 p.m. Eastern
3:15 p.m. Central
2:15 p.m. Mountain
1:15 p.m. Pacific

There are two ways to participate:
Dial in: Toll Free - (855) 458-0619 or
International (574) 990-1270

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Participants will be placed on music hold until the event begins. Please join in 15 minutes early as the event will start promptly. A replay will be made available for 30 days following the event for those unable to attend.

  • 2017 Year-End Forecasts
    What do we expect for markets and the economy, and what does that mean for investors?
  • Opportunities in a low-growth, low-rate, low-inflation environment
    Where can investors find growth in a slow-growth world and income in a low-rate world?
  • 2016 Elections
    How does the outcome of the elections affect your investments?

Submit your question

If you would like to ask a question, please submit it to by Wednesday, October 12. Unfortunately, our panel will be unable to take questions over the phone and cannot discuss specific securities or investor situations.


Portrait of Darrell Cronk

Darrell L. Cronk, CFA
President of Wells Fargo Investment Institute
Chief Investment Officer for Wealth and Investment Management,
Wells Fargo & Company

With more than 20 years of experience in financial services, Mr. Cronk most recently served as deputy chief investment officer for Wells Fargo Private Bank. He has held a variety of positions at Wells Fargo, including regional chief investment officer, senior director of investments, regional investment manager, senior investment manager, equity analyst, and senior financial consultant. He began his career as a senior credit analyst for Norwest Bank, a Wells Fargo predecessor.

Paul Christopher, CFA
Head Global Market Strategist,
Wells Fargo Investment Institute, Wells Fargo & Company

Mr. Christopher focuses on the international economic outlook and offers investment advice on currencies and commodities. Prior to joining Wells Fargo, he developed economic strategies to trade in global financial and commodity futures markets for Eclipse Capital Management. In previous positions, Mr. Christopher supplied international economic perspectives for Wells Fargo predecessor A.G. Edwards, and advised institutional clients of Istanbul-based Global Securities on the oil-based economies of the Caucasus and Central Asia. He has consulted with the governments of Hong Kong, Egypt, Russia, Kazakhstan, and the Kyrgyz Republic on monetary policy issues.

Tracie McMillion, CFA
Head of Global Asset Allocation Strategy,
Wells Fargo Investment Institute, Wells Fargo & Company

Tracie McMillion leads the development of global investment strategy for WFII. She oversees the creation of asset allocation recommendations and writes economic and market commentary and analysis. Ms. McMillion has more than 18 years of experience in financial services. Prior to her current role, she served as an asset allocation strategist and a senior investment research analyst for Wells Fargo and predecessor firms.

George Rusnak, CFA
Co-Head of Global Fixed Income Strategy,
Wells Fargo Investment Institute, Wells Fargo & Company

Mr. Rusnak develops fixed-income investment strategy and guidance as part of the overall investment allocation recommendations for WFII and leads the fixed-income strategies team that delivers custom fixed-income solutions for high-net-worth individuals and smaller institutions. Prior to his current role, Mr. Rusnak held leadership positions at Evergreen Financial, BlackRock, and Merrill Lynch. He has more than 25 years of experience in financial services.

Scott Wren
Senior Global Equity Strategist,
Wells Fargo Investment Institute, Wells Fargo & Company

Mr. Wren produces strategy and guidance recommendations for global equities. Prior to joining Wells Fargo Advisors predecessor A.G. Edwards in 1998, Mr. Wren worked as a senior foreign exchange dealer for The Boatmen’s National Bank of St. Louis. He began his career on the trading floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and has more than 25 years of experience in financial services.

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Wells Fargo Investment Institute, Inc. (WFII) is a registered investment adviser and wholly-owned subsidiary of Wells Fargo & Company and provides investment advice to Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Wells Fargo Advisors, and other Wells Fargo affiliates. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. is a bank affiliate of Wells Fargo & Company. © 2016 Wells Fargo Investment Institute. All rights reserved.