David M. Darst (New York, NY) is a Managing Director of Morgan Stanley and chairs the firm's Global Wealth Management Asset Allocation and Investment Policy Committee. He serves as Chief Investment Strategist of the Global Wealth Management Group, with responsibility for Asset Allocation and Investment Strategy, and was the founding President of the Morgan Stanley Investment Group. Mr. Darst joined Morgan Stanley in 1996, after more than 20 years with Goldman Sachs, where he served as a senior executive in the Equities Division. Previous responsibilities with Goldman included serving as Resident Manager of their private bank in Zurich. Darst is the author of four books: The Complete Bond Book, The Handbook of Bond and Money Markets, The Art of Asset Allocation, and Mastering the Art of Asset Allocation. He has also contributed numerous articles to Barron's, Euromoney, The Money Manager, and other publications. Darst is frequently quoted and regularly profiled in the business press including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Financial Times, among others. He is a frequent guest on CNBC, Bloomberg, and FOX News, and on radio shows. Darst earned his MBA from Harvard Business School and received a BA in Economics from Yale University, both of where he has served as a visiting faculty member. Darst also holds a CFA.
Portfolio Investment Opportunities in Precious Metalsby David M. Darst
In this handy new e-book, bestselling author David M. Darst provides valuable perspective on the role and positioning of gold and other precious metals within an economic, financial, and portfolio context. It covers the advantages and disadvantages, risks and rewards of investing in/b>
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New research and investment strategies for asset managers in precious metals
In this handy new e-book, bestselling author David M. Darst provides valuable perspective on the role and positioning of gold and other precious metals within an economic, financial, and portfolio context. It covers the advantages and disadvantages, risks and rewards of investing in precious metals and sheds light on the key factors that drive prices, including supply and demand forces, inflation and deflation, geopolitical conditions, interest rates, and the global monetary system. The book also offers detailed information on specific vehicles that provide exposure to precious metals, as well as sources of further information available in print and online. Portfolio Investment Opportunities in Precious Metals gives investors the information they need to make intelligent investment decisions in precious metals.
- Covers key factors investors need to know about precious metals, including advantages, risks, and investment performance
- Written by David M. Darst, CFA, the bestselling author of The Little Book That Saves Your Assets
- Perfect for individual investors, financial advisors, and CFAs interested in the role that precious metals play in investment portfolios
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