Systematic Investing Strategies Portfolio Manager Harish Sundaresh and Product Manager Roger Ackerman take a look in the rearview mirror at how risk mitigation strategies fared during the election period.
Coming into the home stretch of 2020, continued concerns about COVID-19 and the political environment persist and have been feeding risk-averse sentiment for many investors. Given the year the world has experienced, it’s not surprising people are focusing on portfolio risk mitigation.
To make the best decisions, investors need a clear view of the road ahead. Watch to see how LASER can help you to stop looking only in the rear-view mirror.
It can be difficult to give a fair representation of each country’s market response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Each nation has varying initial conditions, population responses, and approaches to quarantines.
When storage capacity is near its limits, how do oil producers offload their inventory? One way is to incentivize buyers with negative prices. This is precisely what happened on April 20, the day before the May WTI futures contract expired.
Investors and financial markets are forward-looking. They are constantly trying to anticipate the future and how to position for it. In a COVID-19 world, where economic uncertainty and financial market conditions are at extremes, that’s no easy task.