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Paradoxically, Lower Interest Rates Are a Negative for Banks

August 20, 2019

Normally, investors view declining rates as a positive for banks. In today’s low rate environment, a reduction in rates is more...

By Sean Ryan  |  Companies and Markets

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July 25, 2019

Aligning Risk and Return: Incorporating Alpha Factors into Risk Model Decomposition

For a highly skilled systematic investor, it is unlikely that an alpha strategy can readily be found within a commercially...

By Russell Smith  |  Risk, Performance, and Reporting

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April 9, 2019

Five Stories that Outline the Future of Risk Management

Five of FactSet Insight's best performing risk stories for your consideration.

By FactSet Insight  |  Risk, Performance, and Reporting

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April 4, 2019

Commoditization and Fee Compression

Commoditization is often seen as boding ill for profits and accompanied by slowing growth. The resultant falling price is usually...

By Steven P. Greiner Ph.D.  |  Risk, Performance, and Reporting

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February 7, 2019

The Importance of Regional Styles

For example, Value companies in Australia and Value companies in the U.S. should not be expected to behave the same.

By Ian Hissey  |  Risk, Performance, and Reporting

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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  |  Risk, Performance, and Reporting

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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  |  Risk, Performance, and Reporting

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