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Risk Management


Animal Pandemics: An Overlooked Risk?

When an animal pandemic hits, the results for investors are not pretty.

Myth-Busting: Equities Are an Inflation Hedge

How can investors hedge against inflation risk? Do equities offer any protection?

Volmaggedon, Decarbonizing Everything: Financial Analysts Journal Editor’s Snapshot

Financial Analysts Journal managing editor Heidi Raubenheimer, PhD, CFA, provides a synopsis of the latest issue.

Low- or High-Volatility: Which Wins the Return Battle?

Are low-volatility or high-volatility strategies the better choice when it comes to equity returns?

Strategic Asset Allocation or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Dispersion

The old adage that allocation determines 90% of performance is rapidly becoming outdated.

Michael Lewis on the US Pandemic Response: Misaligned Incentives

Why did the United States fail in its pandemic response?

To Invest Internationally, or Not — That Is the Question

We should lean toward investing in all of the world all of the time.

Improving the Odds of Value Investing

So what is the value factor's key performance driver? Based on what evidence?

Building Optimized Portfolios with JPMorgan’s 2021 Forecasts

Even as equity markets set all-time highs and bond yields near generational lows, it is still possible to build resilient portfolios with reasonable return expectations.