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Gold & Recessions: What to Know This Time Around
Leveraging Data on When to Use Sectors Versus Industries
S&P 500 Back at the High, What Now?
The S&P 500 recently surpassed its previous all-time high, marking the fastest recovery from a bear market in history.
How to Work with Clients to Integrate ESG Investing
What the US Election Could Mean for Policy and Portfolios
Due Diligence on Sector Leadership
Charting the Market: Have Active Managers Excelled in the Current Environment?
Correlation and dispersion metrics point to an environment that may be conducive for active small-cap managers. Overall, performance trends for US active managers have recently been unfavorable, with the exception of growth managers.
June ETF Flows: Searching for a Signal
Gold Can Shine in a Dismal Dollar Environment
Charting the Market: Is the Value Rally Sustainable
May ETF Flows: Welcome Back, T.I.N.A.
Is This A Narrow Market Rally?
Investment Implications of the Oil Price Shock
Optimizing Asset Allocations Amid Multidimensional Uncertainty
In the face of multidimensional uncertainty, confidence will be driven by progress in treating the COVID-19 health crisis, appropriate policy response and clarity around the economic fallout.
Charting the Market: Looking Under the Rally’s Hood
COVID-19: Treatment Timeline and Investment Implications
Potential medical solutions for COVID-19 include testing ability, therapeutics, and vaccines. Economic confidence will return only once emergency needs related to the virus have been managed and contained.
The Impact of Crisis-Driven Dividend Cuts
The ramifications of dividend adjustments have been felt up and down the cap spectrum.The adjustments also underscore the differences between dividend-focused ETF strategy methodologies and why performance may be diverging in our current environment.
Charting the Market: A High Preference for Quality
Making Sense of Extreme Market Moves
While most commentators anticipate a V-shaped recovery, investors’ buying and selling actions reflect much more ambiguity. It is essential not to be swayed by judgments that either gloss over the difficulties or extrapolate challenges too far into the future.
Spotting Trends: Sectors to Consider in a Market Downturn
Reflections on the COVID-19 Crisis From a Long-Time EM Investor
It’s hard to believe that, as I approach my 50th year, more than half of my life has been focused on analyzing emerging markets.
Learning From China’s Experience Fighting Coronavirus
As Covid-19 disease reaches more countries and new reported cases continue to rise, public anxiety will increase and add more uncertainty for investors.
February ETF Flows: That Escalated Quickly
When Market Volatility Becomes a Relationship-Building Opportunity
Market volatility can trigger knee-jerk reactions that are best avoided by long-term investors. Two client types in particular are vulnerable to overreacting to the sharp downturn: Millennials and Boomers.