About the Author

Meghan Shue

Group Vice President Head, Investment Strategy & Portfolio Construction

Meghan is responsible for helping manage the end-to-end asset allocation process, developing market research, and communicating the investment team’s market outlook and positioning to clients and prospective clients. She is a member of the Investment Committee, which is responsible for deriving the firm’s strategic and tactical asset allocation positioning.

Meghan also oversees the firm’s portfolio construction process—including implementation of asset class views through a variety of proprietary, non-proprietary, passive, active, and factor-based solutions—and chairs the Portfolio Management Committee.

Prior to joining Wilmington Trust, Meghan was an investment strategist at Bessemer Trust, where she helped manage the asset allocation decision and implementation process, performed asset allocation and market research, and published pertinent thought leadership.

She holds an MBA with a concentration in finance from the University of Miami, where she was valedictorian of her graduating class. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering, with a concentration in operations research and financial engineering, from Princeton University.

Meghan is a regular CNBC contributor, and is frequently quoted in financial media communicating the firm’s economic and market views.

By the Author

Earnings Recap: Glass Half Full?

Meghan Shue |
Wilmington Wire
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August 9, 2022—A pivotal earnings season is nearly in the books, and the results have given fodder for the bulls. The S&P 500 index is up 9% since earnings season kicked off on July 16. Importantly, this is also a period that has coincided with declining energy prices, lower interest rates, and a Federal Reserve (Fed) meeting for which market participants exhausted themselves reading between the lines.


Markets on a Knife-edge

Meghan Shue |
Wilmington Wire
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June 21, 2022—The market has been throttled by upside surprises to inflation, downside surprises to broader economic data, and a Fed scrambling to catch up before inflationary expectations run away. Pessimism is piling up among consumers, business executives, investors, and economists. We remain in the “no recession” camp over the next 12 months but recognize risks clouding the economic view.


Investor Sentiment Collapses—Warning Sign or Opportunity?

Meghan Shue |
Wilmington Wire
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May 10, 2022—Weakness in the stock market has been acute. Over the past few weeks, there have been times when it seems that investors can’t find the exit fast enough. The CBOE Volatility Index has spiked again to around 35, indicating the options market expects heightened volatility. (The average reading on the VIX for 2021 was below 20.) But the S&P 500 index has now corrected 16.


1Q in the Rearview Mirror: What’s Ahead in the 2022 Investment Landscape?

Meghan Shue and Tony Roth |
Capital Considerations with Tony Roth

April 6—As we entered 2022, even the onset of the omicron variant failed to shake markets’ optimism. With much of the world learning to cope with an endemic COVID-19 and rates set to rise, the stage was set for strong global growth. The last three months, though, have been less rosy than we might have hoped.  From the Russia/Ukraine conflict to inflation surprises, investors would be hard-pressed to say they were anticipating this level of macro uncertainty.