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Distribution (or Showcasing the Secret Sauce)

February 24, 2020

Our final piece takes on the theme of distribution; the full series can be downloaded here...

By Pat Reilly  |  Data Science and Technology  |  Risk, Performance, and Reporting

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February 19, 2020

Tracking the Global Impact of the Coronavirus

The COVID-19 coronavirus may have originated in China, but the effect that this outbreak has had on global markets and trade...

By Jason Kovak, CFA  |  Companies and Markets

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February 18, 2020

The Challenge of Calculating Industry Momentum for Diversified Firms

Our analysis finds that sector performance effects are incorporated into the stock prices of diversified conglomerate firms with...

By Hiroki Miyahara  |  Companies and Markets

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February 5, 2020

The Value of Leveraging Individual ESG Factors Across Sectors

Over the last several years, the financial markets have seen increasing discussions around ESG investing. However, there remain a...

By Zack Mattin  |  Companies and Markets

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January 28, 2020

Understanding the Interest Rate Sensitivity of Insurance Companies

Life insurance stocks tend to correlate highly with interest rate movements, yet they surged 25% in 2019 despite a 100 bp drop in...

By Joel Salomon, FSA  |  Companies and Markets

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January 23, 2020

Banks in 2020: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Banks enter 2020 facing cross-currents; some are favorable, some are challenging, and some tail risks appear genuinely unnerving.

By Sean Ryan  |  Companies and Markets

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January 22, 2020

ETF Fee War Hits ESG and Active Management

Investors are cost conscious across all ETF asset classes, segments, and strategies.

By Elisabeth Kashner, CFA  |  Companies and Markets

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