The Differentiated Income strategy is a yield driven approach that derives alpha from unique, and diverse income streams. Income/yield is enhanced through callable securities, optionality, security structure, and variable rate coupons.
Alpha Availability: Identifying the Drivers of Active Manager Returns Across Markets and Investment Styles – Part 2
View PDF | Print VersionOver the past decade, our research has taken multiple in-depth looks at the exogenous drivers of what we think of as “alpha availability” among active managers. Our original work focused on smaller AUM managers’ ability to deliver relatively...
The “Complete” Jackie Robinson Story: A Cautionary Tale for Well Intentioned Supporters of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Every April, MLB players don Jackie Robinson’s number 42 jersey to commemorate his breaking of the color barrier after Branch Rickey signed him to the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1945. Robinson is rightly celebrated as a gifted baseball player who …
The start to 2021 was among the worst for the broad bond market, and its constituent sectors, in quite a long while. To put this in historical perspective, first quarter 2021 was the 4th worst total return for the Bloomberg Barclay’s Aggregate since …
The year started out on an uncertain note with protestors storming the United States Capitol, emergence of new virus mutations, the uneven distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, and unusual, highly targeted trading activity and stock price manipulation from retail investors involving several companies.
Alpha Availability: Identifying the Drivers of Active Manager Returns Across Markets and Investment Styles – Part 1
Over the past decade, our research has taken multiple in-depth looks at the exogenous drivers of what we think of as “alpha availability” among active managers.
In a market filled with liquidity and searching eagerly for the next growth story, electric vehicle (EV) companies, and their supply chain are seeing a lot of flows. Most famously, Tesla shot up 7x in 2020 after finally turning a profit for the first time in its history.