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It’s been more than ten years since the US economy entered a recession. Now that it’s here, factors can help navigate these difficult times.
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  • Q3 Factor Outlook
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    Q3 Factor Outlook

    Jul 24, 2020 | By BlackRock
    Uncertainty around COVID-19 continues to drive a tug-of-war between pro-cyclical factors (reopening winners) and defensive factors (stay at home winners).
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  • Relying on factors in crises
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    Relying on factors in crises

    Mar 30, 2020 | By Andrew Ang
    Unprecedented market volatility has rattled markets. What should investors expect from factor portfolios?
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  • Factor capacity by the numbers
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    Factor capacity by the numbers

    Dec 11, 2019 | By Andrew Ang
    Factor investing has grown in popularity. How large can factor strategies get before their size weighs on returns?
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  • Fending off factor investing fallacies
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    Fending off factor investing fallacies

    Sep 24, 2019 | By Andrew Ang
    Equally timeless as factor investing are those attempting to predict its demise. The efficacy of factors has been proven over decades, yet the skeptics remain.
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  • The Lowdown on Low Vol
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    The Lowdown on Low Vol

    Jul 29, 2019 | By Andrew Ang
    Minimum volatility does not always mean minimum returns. The market’s been on a tear in 2019, and min vol has kept pace. How?
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  • Growth is not the opposite of value
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    Growth is not the opposite of value

    Nov 7, 2018 | By Andrew Ang
    Growth doesn’t necessarily mean anti-value. Growth-oriented factors like momentum and quality help distinguish good growth from bad. Discover how.
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  • Value investing: The long-term appeal of the underdog
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    Value investing: The long-term appeal of the underdog

    Sep 13, 2018 | By Andrew Ang
    Growth stocks have been zooming past value stocks – is value dead? Not likely. Historical evidence illustrates value’s outperformance over the long run.
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  • Factor, not just asset, allocation
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    Factor, not just asset, allocation

    Feb 27, 2018 | By Andrew Ang
    Go beyond asset allocation to factor allocation. Discover what factors you own, plan what factors you want, and map out how to get there.
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  • Long-short factor investing
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    Long-short factor investing

    Oct 18, 2017 | By Andrew Ang
    Here’s what investors consider when deciding whether to invest in long-only or long-short factor strategies, including relative and absolute return goals.
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  • Factor investing - a time to tilt
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    Factor investing - a time to tilt

    Jun 23, 2017 | By Andrew Ang
    Factor investing timing, like market timing, is difficult to accomplish. But judicious factor investment tilting can improve return potential.
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