For Disaster Preparedness, Consider Crisis Alpha

Why it’s fitting that the AlphaSimplex Managed Futures Strategy Fund is marking its tenth anniversary in 2020.

Reflections on Ten Years in Trend Following

AlphaSimplex Chief Research Strategist, portfolio manager and inventor of “crisis alpha” Kathryn Kaminski discusses how her approach can benefit investors.

COVID-19 in Context: How Does the Pandemic Compare to Past Market Crises?

A look at how trend-following strategies worked to anticipate and contend with the pandemic crisis of early 2020 as compared to previous crisis events.

Risk Management and the Role of Volatility

Even when investors believe they have diversification, they may not. Taking top-level approaches to volatility can help manage risk.

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What Is Crisis Alpha? How Do Some Managed Futures Strategies Pursue It?

Persistent cross-asset trends during periods of market stress, crisis alpha and the strategic role of managed futures are explained.

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Low Volatility Equity – It’s Not Too Late

Chief Market Strategist discusses the benefits of Gateway’s index options-based strategy in today’s uncertain markets.

Managing Volatility: Strategies for Emotional Markets

Risk-mitigating and portfolio diversification ideas to help investors stay invested through market crisis for long-term financial goals.

Why REITs Are a DIY Asset Class

REITs can improve portfolio risk, return and diversification, but despite being a unique index sector, they are often underrepresented in equity funds.

Cash Can Be a Real Drag on Your Portfolio

Before you let cash build up in a portfolio, consider other alternatives to potentially mitigate volatility, manage liquidity, and provide safety.

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.

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Low Volatility Equity Investing: The Gateway Strategy

With more than 40 years of experience using index options to manage equity risk, Gateway Investment Advisers offers unique insights on market volatility.

Alternative Allocations Tailored to Specific Investment Objectives

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

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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.

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.