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. She is co-chair of 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

Portfolio Rebalancing: A Powerful Tool in Volatile Markets

Tom Pierce, CFA® and Meghan Shue |
Wilmington Wire
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March 20, 2020—Asset allocation is about balancing risk and reward. A disciplined investment approach encourages investors to trim asset classes that have outperformed the rest of the portfolio over some period and increase the allocation to asset classes that suffer temporary underperformance, a strategy known as portfolio rebalancing. This process serves two important purposes for investors. First, it can increase potential future returns by “buying low” (i.e.


U.S. Contraction Likely, but Don’t Panic

Meghan Shue |
Wilmington Wire
Coronavirus economic impact

March 10, 2020—The stock market and economic outlooks are changing rapidly. Over the past few days we have witnessed several developments that led us to downgrade our outlook for the economy and markets and moved a 2020 recession into our base case. However, with hysteria evident everywhere from the floor of the NY Stock Exchange to the toilet paper aisle of Costco, we would encourage clients not to panic.


Moving to an Underweight in Equities

Tony Roth and Meghan Shue |
Wilmington Wire
disease epidemic New coronavirus “2019-nCoV”, handwritten text.

February 25, 2020 — The spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 has gripped the globe, risking lives and spreading fear even faster than the virus itself. From an investment perspective, we have been following the progression from its believed origin in the Hubei province of China to roughly 36 other countries and anticipating the economic and market ramifications.


Coronavirus: Why the Week Ahead is Critical

Evan Kurinsky and Meghan Shue |
Wilmington Wire
Illustration of the spread of a new coronavirus from China around the world

February 11, 2020 —This is the fourth in a series on the continuing coronavirus outbreak (Coronavirus Concerns: Monitoring the Risks Closely, but Not Reacting in Portfolios Yet, 1/28; Coronavirus update: Hold the Line 2/3; Coronavirus Disruptions—Which Industries Have Been Hurt Most? 2/5).


Episode 1: Into the Unknown

Meghan Shue and Tony Roth |
Capital Considerations with Tony Roth
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In the premier episode of Wilmington WealthWise with Tony Roth, chief investment officer of Wilmington Trust Investment Advisors, Tony welcomes Meghan Shue, head of investment strategy, as his special guest. The first and second halves of the year are going to play out in two very different ways from an investment and economic perspective.