Ms. Giraldo co-leads a team of economists and investment strategists in Guggenheim’s Macroeconomic & Investment Research Group. She oversees the development of research that shapes the firm’s macroeconomic outlook, with a particular focus on deriving market implications across equities and fixed income. Since joining Guggenheim in 2013, her expertise on U.S. credit cycle dynamics and her proprietary sector valuation tools have significantly shaped the firm’s investment strategies. Ms. Giraldo is a key author of some of the firm’s leading publications including The Core Conundrum, the Fixed Income Sector Views, the Quarterly Macro Themes, and the High Yield and Bank Loan Report. She has presented her research on key issues regarding financial services regulation, market liquidity and emerging credit risks to diverse audiences including senior policy makers, institutional investors, and retail investors. Prior to joining Guggenheim, Ms. Giraldo was a Vice President at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where she spent five years in the Global Wealth & Retirement Solutions Division originating closed-end funds and unit investment trusts, and working with retail syndication of equity and debt new issues. Ms. Giraldo earned a BBA in Finance & Investments from the City University of New York’s Baruch College. She has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute.