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Published by: S&P Dow Jones Indices
The relationship between risk and opportunity is a familiar, if seldom studied, concept. Analyzing risk in terms of new concepts like equity dispersion as well as along the more familiar dimensions of volatility and correlation can produce surprising results.
Published by: Vanguard
This annual publication presents Vanguard's latest thinking on the future of global economic growth, inflation, monetary policy, interest rates, and returns on stocks and bonds over the next decade.
Published by: Allianz Global Investors
In today's era of financial repression, a smart implementation of dynamic asset allocation can help institutions achieve a meaningful, positive impact on their portfolios' risk/return profiles. Learn how to use dynamic risk mitigation for better results.
Published by: eSecLending
Securities lending plays a significant role in today's global capital markets. This paper was written to assist those responsible for managing a securities lending program by outlining industry best practices.
Low-Volatility Equity Portfolios: Helping Defined Contribution Plan Participants Meet Their Retirement Goals
Published by: INTECH
Investors saving for retirement are faced with many challenges including the possibility of outliving their savings. This paper will discuss how low-volatility equity strategies offer investors the growth potential of stocks, with downside protection, in case of another severe market sell-off.
Earnings Acceleration: Tracking Long-Term Secular Trends to Capture Growth in Emerging Markets Companies
Published by: American Century Investments
Earnings acceleration represents one of the most important tools in the analysis of a stock's potential to increase in price. We examine how correctly using earnings acceleration to forecast the extent of sustainable improvement can help generate superior investment returns.
Published by: WisdomTree
We've done more than build Smart Beta ETFs. We've built a track record of historically higher returns.
Published by: ClearBridge Investments
Now that active and passive strategies have learned to co-exist, investors are focused on which active approaches truly deliver. When used correctly, active share can help investors sort through an overcrowded universe for managers who reliably generate differentiated returns.
Published by: SkyBridge Capital
For the past 65 years, hedge funds have served as a means of guarding against or minimizing financial loss. Whether during a bull or a bear market, this alternative investment seeks to hedge an investor's bets, tempering the highs and the lows.
Published by: Prudential Investment Management
Urban expansion offers investment opportunities that coincide with the need for institutional investors to look beyond short-term gains. The urban mega-trend holds promise in the areas of infrastructure, real estate, and consumer goods and services, and the agricultural supply chain.
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