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Blackstone Quarterly Webcast: The Ten Surprises of 2020

January 09, 2020

We’re pleased to offer our first-quarter webcast, “The Ten Surprises of 2020,” featuring Byron Wien, Vice Chairman of Private Wealth Solutions, and Joe Zidle, Chief Investment Strategist.

If you are unable to access YouTube, click here to watch the webcast.

In this edition of the Surprises – a series Byron has been publishing since 1986 – the strategists outline unexpected events that could shape the political, economic and financial landscape in 2020.

To download the webcast slides, please click here.

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Joe Zidle

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