International Equity Outlook: Market Instability Can Mean Opportunity

David Herro of Harris Associates reflects on the first half of 2018 and how volatility can create value for active managers.

Introducing the Minimum Volatility Strategy

In a context of lower return and scare diversification potential, a differentiated approach should be considered when looking at equity markets..

Between Stocks and Bonds: Higher Yield and Lower Risk?

The ‘High-Dividend Minimum Volatility’ approach aims to combine: low risk, sound diversification, and an emphasis on cash flow-generating investments..

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Finding Value in International Equity Markets

David Herro discusses active management, his international equity market outlook, and finding value in today’s volatile landscape.

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The Long and Short of How Managed Futures Work

How non-correlated assets, like managed futures strategies, could work to help offset volatility and steep price declines.

Protecting Portfolios: An Active Management Approach to Markets

An active management approach may help manage portfolio risk and uncover opportunities in the current market environment.

Top Concerns for Professional Fund Buyers in 2018

With the return of market volatility, professional fund buyers reveal their top concerns–and how they plan to meet their goals despite them.

Financial Professional Survey: Advice from Both Sides of the Brain

How financial professionals plan to navigate market volatility in 2018 by giving advice from both sides of the brain.

Rethinking Equity Markets and the Value of Volatility

Traditional financial theory might suggest that low-volatility stocks are less rewarding than high-volatility stocks, but this may be misleading.

Triple Threat: First Quarter Risks for Institutional Investors

Despite facing a triple threat, institutional investors weren’t surprised by geopolitical, interest rate, and volatility risks.

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What’s Fueling Global Markets?

Inflation, rising rates, volatility and Brexit: Market strategists discuss factors and trends fueling today’s global markets.

2018 Outlook: The Active Manager’s Perspective

A panel of Natixis investment managers discuss their market outlooks for 2018

From Niche to Mainstream

ESG is no longer an investment idea whose time will come. It has already arrived.

4 Reasons Why the VIX May Double in the Next Year

Identifying key factors and risks that could cause stock market volatility to increase in the coming months.

Cruise Control or Four-Wheel Drive: Comparing Different Kinds of Smart Beta

A look at the potential benefits and risks of a range of factor-based investing strategies.

Not Your Father’s Index: Understanding Smart Beta Strategies

Not all smart beta strategies are built the same – some utilize a passive index-based approach while others are actively managed.

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The Risk Management Challenge: Investors in Search of Clarity

Financial professionals play a key role in helping investors manage risk and reach financial goals in all market conditions.

Riding the Aftershock: Wholesale Portfolio Manager Survey

How wholesale portfolio managers are finding opportunity amidst geopolitical instability, market volatility, and low interest rates.