Timothy K. Armour commonly known as Tim is currently the sole Director at Janus Capital Group, and at the same time the Independent Chairman at AQR Funds. Tim has dedicated his whole career to Capital Group. Having earned a bachelor degree in economics from Middlebury College and a master’s degree from Columbia University, he got accepted into the Capital Group associates program and his career commenced almost immediately.
He initially worked as an Equity investment analyst where he trained to become Capital Group’s Management committee chairman. Tim is also a member of the board of directors at Janus Capital Group. Prior to being the director at Janus Capital Group, he was managing director at Morningstar and the president of mutual Funds Division and read full article.
Tim Armour came up with a certain reasoning that investors should “find active managers who earn their keep”. He is convinced that many financial managers have become indolent, and dependent on index funds and not researching companies. He adds that, index funds are not capable of making a difference on business trends..This can only be achieved by a firm financial manager capable of catching these trends.
After this, he was quick to make some really bold moves after getting appointed Chairman of Janus Capital Group. One of which includes the partnership with Samsung involving Asset Management. The deal entails both Capital Group and Samsung Asset Management working together to co-develop retirement resolutions and asset allocation products. Tim believes the greater plan is to co-design investment solutions to meet retirement needs of Korean investors and learn more about Tim.
The unexpected election victory of Donald Trump in November sparked dramatic changes in asset prices. Tim says that the recent change is profound and his guess is that they’ve hit the bottom this time round and Tim’s lacrosse camp.