Barron's senior managing editor Lauren R. Rublin, deputy editor Ben Levisohn and Charles R. Dreifus, portfolio manager and managing director for Royce Investment Partners discuss what's ahead for financial markets.

Tue, Aug 24, 2021 · 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (GMT -4:00)
Lauren Rublin
Senior Managing Editor
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.
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.
Charles R. Dreifus
Portfolio Manager and Managing Director, Royce Investment Partners
Charles R. Dreifus, is a portfolio manager and managing director for Royce Investment Partners. He manages portfolios in the firm’s Small-Cap Special Equity strategy, including Royce Special Equity Fund, an open-end mutual fund that attempts to combine classic value analysis, the identification of good businesses, and accounting cynicism. He has 53 years of investment industry experience, with more than 30 years as a small-cap value portfolio manager. In 2008, Mr. Dreifus was named Morningstar’s Domestic-Stock Fund Manager of the Year.

Prior to joining Royce Investment Partners in 1998, Mr. Dreifus was a general partner and managing director, and a limited managing director of Lazard Freres & Co. He was also the portfolio manager of Lazard Special Equity Portfolio, formerly Lazard Special Equity Fund and Special Equity separate accounts. Mr. Dreifus holds a bachelor’s degree from the City College of New York/Baruch School and a Master of Business Administration from Baruch College. He is a
Chartered Financial Analyst.