Understanding Factor-Based Investing: An Overview

Increasingly growing in popularity, factor-enhanced investing combines the benefits of index-based investments with active exposure to key “factors” that strive to improve risk-adjusted returns compared with traditional market cap-weighted indexes. In the first of this presentation series, Brandon Thomas, Chief Investment Officer at Envestnet | PMC, explains the markets, factors, and how factor-based strategies work.

Overview: https://www.brainshark.com/envestnet/Factor-Enhanced_QPs

Full series: http://www.investpmc.com/qp#qpbrainsharks