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Is It Time to Find New Hedges?

02 Mar, by Steven Vannelli, CFA in Markets, Portfolio Management

2022 has been a tough year so far for risk management. This appears to us related to the inflation problem the US is experiencing.  As long as inflation persists, the ineffectiveness of duration will likely persist. We think inflation will persist and are thus broadening...

Mid-Quarter Update: What Does Transitory Mean?

02 Sep, by Steven Vannelli, CFA in Economy, Markets, Portfolio Management

In this Mid-Quarter Update, we discuss our analysis on the following topics: -Recent readings on consumer confidence have rolled over. The surveys are validated by the stagnation in real consumer spending in the last few months. -In conjunction with the slowdown in house sales and durable goods...

Quarterly Update & Outlook: Gavekal Knowledge Leaders Indexes

03 Aug, by Steven Vannelli, CFA in Knowledge Leaders

We're pleased to present our first quarterly commentary on the Gavekal Knowledge Leaders Indexes, the intellectual property behind our new strategic beta products. As a data driven firm, we spend significant time working with data, from sourcing it to scrubbing it to identify Knowledge Leaders,...