Portfolio managers are professionals who manage investment portfolios, intending to achieve their clients’ investment objectives.
Portfolio managers spend a lot of their days researching current events and financial markets.
Portfolio managers meet regularly with analysts to discuss the implications of market developments and current events.
Portfolio managers are allowed to make investment decisions, but they are also responsible for meeting with investors, both in person and via phone or email, to explain their research, strategy, and rationale for decisions
They must continue to pay attention to the portfolio companies and investments well after they are made and recognize when to hold or sell.
There are two types of portfolio managers
distinguished by the type of clients they serve:
Both types of Portfolio managers serve to satisfy the earning goals for their respective clients.
“What does a portfolio manager do?”
Generally, it refers to the investment philosophy that a manager employs in their attempts to add value.
Some categories of major investing styles include: