The Factor Research Quarterly webinar series is designed to share our most recent insights into the state of equity factors around current market events and trends. This quarter will focus around:
-U.S. Election: volatility & performance
-Real factor exposure: is it about sectors?
-Factor valuations and forecasts
-Up next: measuring monetary policy error
Whether it’s referred to as smart beta, factor-tilts, systematic alpha, or Northern Trust Asset Management's own Engineered Equity; factor-based investing is the new paradigm in equity investing and an essential topic for sophisticated investors globally.
RecordedNov 15 201629 mins
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Jim McDonald gives an inside look into our new capital market assumptions research, which identifies the key investment theme shifting the global asset allocation, risk and return landscape over the next five years.
Interest rates and credit spreads have increased this year, but we expect those trends to reverse over the next year. Additionally, we think concerns about accelerating inflation are overblown. Jim McDonald explains.
Bob Browne, CFA, Northern Trust Chief Investment Officer
With the 10-year Treasury reaching 3% it’s understandable why advisors and clients are concerned about rates going forward. Here’s our take.
•Intermediate – short-term part of the yield curve
•High quality credit
•Purpose of bonds in portfolio
Get Smarter in 60 Seconds - Watch as Northern Trust Asset Management tackles three of the biggest myths surrounding performance, use, and acceptance of environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing.
Over recent years we have seen interest in sustainability and demand for sustainable investment solutions grow – this is set to continue in 2018, but what is driving the growth. Join Julia Kochetygova and Emily Lawrence as they discuss the big themes behind the interest and take a look at how these translate in to investment trends and opportunities.
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