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Myth-Busting: Equities Are an Inflation Hedge

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

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?

Buybacks and Dividends: Sizing the Upswing

Dividends and buybacks are poised for a comeback this year.

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.

Refreshing Revenue, the Cash Conversion Cycle, and Free Cash Flow

GAAP sometimes misrepresents business reality. We can use that fact to generate some alpha.

Trading at All Hours: The Portfolio Implications

All the day trading by the new class of retail investors has not helped the long-only crowd.