• A Mid-Year Factor Focus
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    A Mid-Year Factor Focus

    Aug 9, 2022 | By Andrew Ang, PhD
    With higher inflation, rising interest rates, and worsening economic conditions, investors can use iShares Minimum Volatility and Value Factor ETFs to help capture potential upside and mitigate downside risk while maintaining their allocation to equi...
  • The Next Evolution of Multifactor Investing
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    The Next Evolution of Multifactor Investing

    May 25, 2022 | By Andrew Ang, PhD
    With innovative factor research and changing client demands, using a multifactor ETF at the core of a portfolio can help provide investors access to 5 distinct historical drivers of returns.
  • Factoring in Sustainability: A Worthy Pair
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    Factoring in Sustainability: A Worthy Pair

    Mar 16, 2022 | By Andrew Ang, PhD
    We believe, pairing the minimum volatility factor and ESG can potentially deliver lower risk, better ESG scores, and lower carbon emissions
  • Performing a (semi) annual checkup on markets with momentum
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    Performing a (semi) annual checkup on markets with momentum

    Dec 28, 2021 | By Andrew Ang, PhD
    A transparent and rules-based approach to momentum can provide valuable insight into healthy market trends
  • The Next Frontier: Factor Investing in Fixed Income
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    The Next Frontier: Factor Investing in Fixed Income

    Oct 29, 2021 | By Andrew Ang, PhD
    Advances in data and technology now provide index exposures to the same drivers of returns that active bond managers have been targeting for decades.
  • Mix and the Remix: Factors and Indexing
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    Mix and the Remix: Factors and Indexing

    Sep 23, 2021 | By Andrew Ang, PhD
    Advances in data and technology now provide index exposures to the same drivers of returns that active managers have been targeting for decades.
  • Turning the Lights Back on With Value and Quality
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    Turning the Lights Back on With Value and Quality

    Aug 31, 2021 | By Andrew Ang, PhD
    As we approach a mid-cycle environment, a barbell strategy, striking a balance between value and quality may offer investors greater resilience.
  • Keeping Track of Markets with Momentum
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    Keeping Track of Markets with Momentum

    Jun 30, 2021 | By Andrew Ang, PhD
    Momentum is more than just a potential return enhancer and diversifier to value. It provides timely market insights into what has been trending in markets.
  • Minimum volatility we’ve been here before
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    Minimum volatility we’ve been here before

    Apr 16, 2021 | By Andrew Ang, PhD
    Risk on rallies can raise questions about the utility of Minimum Volatility strategies. In this Angle, recent performance is viewed in historical context.
  • The Latest Trends in Factors
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    The Latest Trends in Factors

    Mar 4, 2021 | By Andrew Ang, PhD
    A Q&A with Michael Lane, Head of US Wealth Advisory iShares, on factor trends and new research.
  • Factors: A New Way
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    Factors: A New Way

    Jan 30, 2021 | By Andrew Ang, PhD
    Three ways we envision refining the measurement and implementation of factors in 2021 and beyond.
  • Keep more of what you earn
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    Keep more of what you earn

    Nov 30, 2020 | By Andrew Ang, PhD
    Position your portfolio for long term success by aiming to enhance returns, reduce costs and manage taxes.