Economic & Capital Market Update


With so much headline noise, understanding what’s going on in the global economy and financial markets and how it affects individual banks is as challenging as ever. In this WiBinar, current market conditions will be analyzed and an explanation of what headlines really mean for the industry will be discussed. Interpreting the changing market conditions and future outlooks can help institutions to make decisions affecting long term financial strategies.

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Learning Objectives

  • Gain insight into current global economic conditions, as well as the outlook for future events
  • Obtain new perspectives about what’s going on in the markets today
  • Better understand how the economy could impact an organization


Cullen Coxe
Senior Director, Advisory Services
ALM First Financial Advisors

Cullen Coxe joined ALM First Financial Advisors in 2003. As a senior director for the firm, Cullen is primarily responsible for the client’s management team to customize and implement actionable and effective ALM and investment strategies to maximize client performance. Additionally, Cullen proactively designs sensitivity analyses and scenarios to test client balance sheet exposure to various factors and formulates action plans to optimize client performance within policy and risk tolerances. As a senior director, Cullen also ensures clients receive accurate and timely information.

Hafizan Hamzah
Director, Investment Management Group
ALM First Financial Advisors

Hafizan Hamzah serves as a director in the investment management group at ALM First Financial Advisors, joining the firm in 2010. Hafizan works in ALM First’s Investment Management Group and assists in developing client-specific portfolio strategies as well as portfolio rebalancing. In addition to portfolio management, Hafizan is responsible for monitoring and rebalancing hedges associated with the firm’s mortgage pipeline and mortgage servicing rights hedge strategies.

Hafizan’s areas of expertise include fixed income portfolio management, mortgage pipeline hedging, MSR hedging, as well as asset liability management. He has written articles on these topics that have been featured in various publications including CU Business and WIB CFO Digest.

WiBinar Fees

Pricing For Price Season Pass
Bank Member $195 $0
Bank Nonmember $249 $0
Affiliate Member $195 $0
Affiliate Nonmember $249 $0

Season Pass Members receive 4 individual logins to every WiBinar.

This WiBinar is ideal for

Commercial Loan Officer, Commercial Credit Coordinator, Fair Lending Manager, Compliance Officer