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  • Fact(or) Fiction: The Truth About Factors
    Fact(or) Fiction: The Truth About Factors
    Abdur Nimeri, Ph.D., Head of Institutional Multi-Asset Programs Recorded: May 21 2019 2 mins
    The historical outperformance of select factors has piqued the interest of advisors. But as with anything new, sometimes it’s hard to separate fact from fiction. We set the record straight, in 60 seconds.
  • When Factors Underperform (& What to Do)
    When Factors Underperform (& What to Do)
    Melinda Mecca, Director of Investment Solutions Recorded: May 21 2019 2 mins
    Over the long-term, select factors have demonstrated outperformance versus the broad equity market. But, as with any investing, factors go through cycles. Based on our research, we quantify the cycles and offer tips on dealing with them, in 60 seconds.
  • Factor Investing: How The Largest Asset Owners Design Their Portfolio
    Factor Investing: How The Largest Asset Owners Design Their Portfolio
    Mike Hunstad, Head of Quantitative Strategies; Jordan Dekhayser, Senior Equity Strategist, Northern Trust Asset Management Recorded: May 21 2019 48 mins
    This time we will be examining in-detail how the world’s largest asset owners are using multi-factor portfolio construction to overcome the twin challenges of slow economic growth and market volatility.



    Some key points we will address during the webcast:



    - Identifying key portfolio risks: sector concentrations, interest rate sensitivity and hidden risks you may not be aware of

    
- Examining real world portfolios: completion strategies and multi-factor construction techniques
- Positioning your portfolio for success: factor performance across various market environments



    Note: By registering for this webcast, you agree to have your contact information shared with Northern Trust Asset Management.
  • Bob Browne: Resilience Against the Trade Winds
    Bob Browne: Resilience Against the Trade Winds
    Bob Browne, CFA - Chief Investment Officer Recorded: May 20 2019 3 mins
    Despite concerns about U.S.-China trade frictions and mixed economic data, global growth resilience continues to drive U.S. high-yield bonds, U.S. equities and global REITs forward.
  • Jim McDonald: Trade Tussles
    Jim McDonald: Trade Tussles
    Jim McDonald, Chief Investment Strategist Recorded: May 13 2019 3 mins
    U.S.-China trade negotiations took a turn for the worse over the last week, as the U.S. further increased tariffs and the Chinese retaliated. Chief Investment Strategist Jim McDonald explains what this means for investors.
  • Wouter Sturkenboom: What Might Surprise You in Asia and Europe
    Wouter Sturkenboom: What Might Surprise You in Asia and Europe
    Wouter Sturkenboom, Chief Investment Strategist EMEA & APAC Recorded: Apr 29 2019 3 mins
    Global growth is showing signs of revival, allowing for the prospect of a growth surprise to the upside, especially in Europe and Asia. Chief Investment Strategist EMEA & APAC Wouter Sturkenboom explains:
  • Jim McDonald: Earnings Growth and Low Rates Back Risk
    Jim McDonald: Earnings Growth and Low Rates Back Risk
    Jim McDonald, Chief Investment Strategist Recorded: Apr 15 2019 3 mins
    Global stock markets have advanced rapidly this year, as fears of recession recede and central banks have mollified investors. Jim McDonald takes a closer look.
  • Bob Browne: Lowering Expectations for Interest Rates
    Bob Browne: Lowering Expectations for Interest Rates
    Bob Browne, CFA - Chief Investment Officer Recorded: Apr 8 2019 3 mins
    We have lowered our expectations for the U.S. Treasury 10-year yield and now think the Fed will cut rates later this year. CIO Bob Browne explains.
  • Michael Hunstad: An Eye-Opening Look Under the Hood
    Michael Hunstad: An Eye-Opening Look Under the Hood
    Michael Hunstad, Ph.D., Head of Quantitative Strategies Recorded: Apr 1 2019 3 mins
    Markets steadily trended up during the first quarter. On the surface the picture seems quite rosy but a look under the hood reveals a market that has reached a boiling point. Head of Quantitative Strategies Michael Hunstad explains.
  • Bob Browne: An Opportunity for the Fed
    Bob Browne: An Opportunity for the Fed
    Bob Browne, CFA, Chief Investment Officer Recorded: Mar 18 2019 4 mins
    While we confirm our current positioning of being overweight risk assets, there is one thing the Fed could do this week to further reinforce our outlook for growth. CIO Bob Browne explains.

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