• Weekly Research Briefing:
    Just Another Brick in the Wall...

    September 17, 2018

    As U.S. and China trade talks continue to dissolve, the barrier to rising global growth gets taller and longer. Last week, President Trump wanted 25% tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods.

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  • Bull Markets Command Highlight Reels, but Defense Deserves the Game Ball

    Humans seem hard-wired to emphasize offensive gains. Football games are remembered by the winning touchdown pass, not the defense holding an opponent to a field goal. Investing is no different. Bull markets command attention. Investors give less focus to downside protection and its understated—but crucial—role in determining long-term outcomes.

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  • The Role of Factors in Portfolios

    Q&A with Harin de Silva, Ph.D.

    Over the past year, 361 Capital’s Long/Short Equity strategies have had success in managing downside risk while also providing upside growth. The strategies are sub-advised by Los Angeles-based Analytic Investors which is helmed by Harin de Silva, Ph.D. Since Harin’s award-winning research informs Analytic’s portfolio management process, we wanted to catch up with him to ask him a few questions about the role of factors in portfolios.

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  • How Exposed is Your Long/Short
    Equity Manager?

    Investors in long/short equity funds should know exactly how much equity exposure they are taking in order to judge their true equity risk across their diversified portfolios.

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  • Wall Street Mood Monitor

    2nd Quarter

    The Wall Street Mood Monitor is a three-factor model gauging the climate or “mood” for active management within each sector. The factors include sentiment, earnings trends and correlations. Find out which sectors may be a sweet spot for active management.

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