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Searching for Yield? Consider Going Global

As they search for quality sources of fixed income, investors may want to think about international opportunities.

  • 1 week ago
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.

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Focused Growth Approach of WCM Investment Management

Members of WCM’s investment team explain why two overlooked elements – moat trajectory and corporate culture – are the keys to uncovering the best long-term, global growth opportunities.

  • May 24, 2019
Short Is the New Long: Managing Risk and Diversification

Portfolio Manager Kathryn Kaminski on how trend-following strategies can help manage risk and diversification by going long and short on various assets.

Concerns and Expectations of Professional Fund Buyers for 2019

From market volatility to geopolitical uncertainty, see how professional fund buyers are facing the challenges of 2019, based on the 2018 Global Survey of Professional Fund Buyers.

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Managing for Value: Finding Investment Opportunities in Today’s Markets

Portfolio Managers Tony Coniaris and Eric Liu discuss how they apply their analyst-driven investment process, concentrated portfolios and a focus on intrinsic value to global strategies.

  • February 7, 2019
Alternative Allocations Tailored to Specific Investment Objectives

Overview of alternative investment solutions designed for alpha differentiation, volatility management, downside mitigation, and interest rate mitigation.

  • January 23, 2019
Preparing for All Markets: How a Building Block Approach Can Help

Different methods of portfolio construction are available to investors looking to manage risk and maintain diversification.

Building a Suite of Model Portfolios for Clients

Explore the pros and cons of four distinct methods of model portfolio construction: customized, optimized, straight line, and straight line thematic.

Multi-Asset Income: Sustainable Income Focused on Quality and GRIT

Loomis Sayles’ Multi-Asset Income Team explain why quality of income matters and other steps they take to maximize risk-adjusted returns.

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From the Summit: Shaping the Future of Active Management

Renowned portfolio managers discuss how active managers can differentiate themselves from passive competitors – and how they can meet clients’ new demands.

Asset Allocator’s Guide to Equity Beta-Reducing Strategies

Equity substitutes, equity complements, and equity diversifiers. All of these strategies may play a role in risk mitigation, but they do so in different ways.

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US Asset Allocation Trends – Summer 2018

The synchronized global equity rally may be winding down, and moderate model portfolios were lucky to eke out modest gains in the first half of 2018.

  • October 17, 2018
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Understanding the ASG Global Alternatives Strategy Fund

Learn how the strategy used to managed ASG Global Alternatives Fund seeks to manage risk, add diversification, and adapt to changing markets.

  • October 8, 2018
10-Year Retrospective: ASG Global Alternatives Fund

Learn how a mutual fund designed to help individual investors gain access to the risk/return characteristics of hedge funds got its start.

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Measuring Active Management with Active Share

Active Share can help identify closet indexers by measuring how similar an active manager’s portfolio is to the benchmark.

  • June 28, 2018
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.

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Institutional Investor Survey: Preparing for a Market Shift

Three ways institutional investors are preparing for a market shift – and how they plan to balance risk management with investment return.

Outcome Oriented Investment Perspective

Using an outcome-oriented investment strategy to develop actionable portfolios focused on financial goals.