Is the Index Option Market Creating Volatility?

Gateway’s Chief Investment Strategist examines how the use of “zero days to expiration” index option strategies may be fueling equity market volatility.

Are Equities On Sale?

Gateway’s Chief Investment Strategist examines today’s low price-to-earnings ratio of the S&P 500® in the context of historical equity returns.

Monetary Policy Outlook Lifts Volatility Expectations

Gateway’s Chief Investment Strategist explains why higher implied volatility doesn’t necessarily imply persistently falling equity markets.

A New Era? Volatility and Market Performance Since 1960

Gateway’s Chief Investment Strategist analyzes six decades of stock and bond returns, providing historical context for the first six months of 2022.

Quantifying Turbulence in Trend Following

The authors examine historical periods of high turbulence and classify their driving forces to gain a better understanding of these extreme events.

What Russia's Reach into Ukraine May Mean for Markets

Potential impact on global markets, oil prices, inflation, and other risk factors of Putin’s moves are analyzed by our market and macroeconomic experts.

Using Factor Analysis to Build Better Portfolios

Identifying a portfolio’s risk factors – the underlying investment exposures that drive returns – is a critical step in the asset allocation process.

2020 Global Survey of Financial Professionals

Results from the 2020 Global Survey of Financial Professionals reveal optimistic growth goals and the opportunity for professionals to recalibrate strategy and rethink business models.

2019 Institutional Survey Part II

Institutions face an environment without precedent in global politics, finance and economics. They are developing creative solutions to navigate it, drawing on a wider variety of assets and resources than ever to pursue their investment mandates.

Welcome to the Meh Market

After a first half run-up, our market strategists think rate cuts are already priced in, leaving little to get excited about in the second half of 2019.

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.

  • June 15, 2018