• Market Volatility Returns: A Rude Awakening

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    Market volatility has returned and if it seems like a jarring wake up; blame it perhaps on a market that lulled investors into a deep sleep. A byproduct of the lullaby market is that many investors came out of it groggy and have been slow to react to the more normalized volatility regime that emerged last year. The good news: there’s still time to respond.

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  • Reducing Equity Market Volatility Using Long/Short Equity

    Reducing Equity Market Volatility Using Long Short Equity

    The ability to pare back losses during the inevitable downturns that come with investing, may actually matter more to the end goal than eking out every bit of a bull market’s gains.



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  • Risk Budgeting Using Alternatives

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    The return of volatility has brought opportunity. Before eyeing that entry point into a riskier asset class, however, advisors face a conundrum: How can they add a riskier — albeit attractively valued — asset class without upsetting the portfolio’s long-term risk profile?



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  • How Can Investors Avoid Beta?

    How Can Investors Avoid Beta?

    The current market environment could give active managers a chance to shine, but absolute returns could throw shade on strong relative performance highlighting the need for strategies that can capture alpha while reducing beta exposure.



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  • What are Market Neutral Strategies?

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    When stocks experience a broad sell-off, most asset classes and investment strategies suffer in tandem. In reality, few investments are untethered to the stock market’s directional trends. Market neutral funds are one of the only strategies that can stake this claim.



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