Sean Kaukas, CFA®
Natixis Investment Managers Solutions
Sean Kaukas is responsible for providing portfolio construction, asset allocation, and investment manager research services to financial advisors using qualitative evaluations and quantitative tools.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Kaukas spent four years in MassMutual’s Investment Management Group focused on investment manager research and sub-advisory selection for MassMutual’s mutual fund family.
Mr. Kaukas is a CFA® charterholder and holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Bryant University. He is FINRA Series 7 licensed.
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Analysis that combines inflation and growth cycle trends may provide a more nuanced way to understand stock market drivers.
Portfolio consultants explain why CPI may normalize in the next year and highlight strategies for positioning equity portfolios for fading inflation.
As year-over-year inflation shows signs of peaking, investors may want to revisit portfolio allocations.
Historical analysis highlights which equity sectors and strategies fare best when inflation heats up.