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Earnings Season Update: January 18, 2019

January 18, 2019

To date, 11% of the companies in the S&P 500 have reported actual results for Q4 2018

By John Butters  |  Companies and Earnings

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January 16, 2019

Turbulence Adjusted Risk: Applications for Asset Allocation and Selection

The fat-tail approach to modeling market risk can greatly improve processes around risk management and portfolio construction.

By Alyx Flournoy, CFA  |  Performance and Risk

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December 11, 2018

In Risk Management, Fear Is a Step to Investment Wisdom

Fears are the manifestations of those uncertainties and risks that we fail to evaluate well and which we cannot monitor or...

By Boryana Racheva-Iotova  |  Performance and Risk

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November 13, 2018

The Trouble with Style Drift

Manager style drift is very important to monitor on both sides of the fence, whether you are an institutional investor or an...

By Allie Esposito  |  Performance and Risk

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June 27, 2018

Network Risk: The Unseen Aspect of Portfolio Risk

Widespread effects imply a common driver of volatility, how does one capitalize on it?

By Russell Smith  |  Performance and Risk

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May 31, 2018

Three Ways to Ensure You’re Using Futures Effectively in a Passive Portfolio

Wherever possible we want to attribute the impact of futures to the manager’s intended purpose and the elements within the...

By Drew J. Cronin, CFA, CIPM  |  Performance and Risk

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May 23, 2018

For Those Watching, Sentiment Data Warned of Facebook Woes

With the help of sentiment data, savvy investors may have avoided Facebook’s nearly 18% price drop between March 16 and 27 of...

By Jonathan Carkeek  |  Performance and Risk

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