Recently, Harin de Silva, CFA, Ph.D., Portfolio Manager for the Wells Fargo Asset Management Analytic Investors team and sub-advisor to our long/short equity strategies was a guest on the podcast, On the Trading Desk® with Laurie King to talk about how traditional risk—as measured by price volatility—may be improved upon by measuring and managing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) profiles within a portfolio.
- March 06, 2020
You may or may not recognize this photo; it was taken after Hurricane Michael hit Florida in October of 2018. After the storm, a picture of this house kept appearing in various news articles because it was one of the only homes still standing in the hardest hit area—Mexico Beach, Florida.
- February 13, 2020
One of my least favorite things about prognosticators, whether it be sports, investments or Oscar favorites, is that when people make predictions, they only bring them up again when they are right. It is rare when people look back and say, “Wow, was I wrong. You definitely shouldn’t have listened to me.” Well, I’m not a prognosticator, but I am here to shake up that trend and grab my fork to eat some crow.
- August 22, 2018
We have all heard of the virtues of portfolio diversification, learned about them in school, and have Markowitz’s quote (“the only free lunch in finance”) tattooed on us. But since 2010, in one of the strongest bull markets ever (we can debate when a bull market starts at a later time), does it still make sense to diversify your portfolio?