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S&P 500 Earnings Season Update: November 8, 2019

November 8, 2019

With 89% of the companies in the S&P 500 having reported actual results for Q3 2019, the blended earnings decline for the third...

By John Butters  |  Earnings

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October 31, 2019

Beware the Ides of September: Update on the SOFR Transition

Update on the Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR) transition, replacing USD LIBOR.

By Tom P. Davis, PhD, CFA  |  Risk, Performance, and Reporting

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October 22, 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  |  Risk, Performance, and Reporting

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October 17, 2019

GIPS 2020: The Challenges and Benefits of Compliance

What drove the evolution of the GIPS standards and the industry challenges the CFA is aiming to solve with this update.

By FactSet Insight  |  Risk, Performance, and Reporting

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September 25, 2019

Searching for Greener Pastures

This Climate Week, let’s do a deep dive into ESG performance.

By Pat Reilly  |  Risk, Performance, and Reporting

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August 22, 2019

Organizational Structure and the Performance Team of the Future

Pressures surrounding data, regulation, and the way teams are structured are changing performance teams as we know them.

By Dean Mcintyre  |  Risk, Performance, and Reporting

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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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