Barron's senior managing editor Lauren R. Rublin, deputy editor Ben Levisohn and Michael Contopoulos, director of fixed income at Richard Bernstein Advisors discuss the outlook for financial markets, industry sectors, and individual stocks.

Mon, Sep 20, 2021 · 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (GMT -4:00)
Ben Levisohn
Deputy Editor, Barron's
Author of the Trader Column & Deputy Editor at Barron's. Ben is a former stock trader who has covered financial markets for The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, and BusinessWeek.
Lauren Rublin
Senior Managing Editor, Barron's
Lauren R. Rublin is the senior managing editor at Barron's, overseeing Roundtables and Special Projects. She previously worked in book publishing, and at Fairchild Publications and Time Inc.
Michael Contopoulos
Director of Fixed Income, Richard Bernstein Advisors
Michael Contopoulos is the Director of Fixed Income at Richard Bernstein Advisors. He heads all research and strategy for the Fixed Income portion of RBA’s portfolios and is a senior member of the Investment Committee.

Michael started his career at Tudor Investment Corporation in 2000 before joining the research department at Credit Suisse First Boston in 2002. In 2004 he left to build Bank of America’s quantitative credit strategy team and in 2011 he became the firm’s head of Convertible Strategy and created the Relative Value and Credit Derivatives Strategy teams. In 2012 Mr. Contopoulos became Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Head of High Yield and Leveraged Loan Strategy. Prior to joining RBA, Mr. Contopoulos was Anchorage Capital’s Chief Investment Strategist. He graduated from Columbia University with a B.A., majoring in Economics and Political Science. He also received an MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business, Langone Program.