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REITs Rethink Strategies to Cope with Falling Stock Prices and Rising Rates

National Real Estate Investor – Date: February 28, 2018
Category: Article
Tags: Joel Beams, REITs, volatility

National Real Estate Investor interviewed Salient’s Joel Beam, managing director and senior portfolio manager, about the choppy start to 2018. Joel thinks that many REITs will hang back from acquisitions until volatility settles down and emphasizes the importance of having an active manager to seek the right opportunities in a volatile market.

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2018 Energy Roundtable: Don’t Give Up on Oil

Barron's – Date: February 24, 2018
Category: Article
Tags: Greg Reid, MLPs, Outlook

Barron’s 2018 Energy Roundtable discussion featured Greg Reid, president of Salient’s MLP complex. Greg speaks about opportunities in the energy space, why MLPs make sense now, a few names he likes, and whether he expects companies will keep growing their dividends.

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Mall Dividends Soar Above 15%, Tempting Big Investors

Wall Street Journal – Date: February 13, 2018
Category: Article
Tags: Joel Beam, malls, REITs, retail

The Wall Street Journal quoted Joel Beam, managing director and senior portfolio manager of real estate strategies, in an article about retail property stocks. Investing in some names is “for adults only.”

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U.S. stocks selloff: Will machines make it worse?

Reuters – Date: February 8, 2018
Category: Article
Tags: Ben Hunt, Markets, Risk Parity

Salient chief investment strategist Ben Hunt spoke to Reuters about the likely root cause of the market selloff. Hint: the answer isn’t risk parity strategies.

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Mom and Pop Keep One of Wall Street’s Favorite Trades Afloat—for Now

Bloomberg – Date: February 5, 2018
Category: Article
Tags: Markets, Risk Parity, Roberto Croce

Salient managing director of quantitative strategies Dr. Roberto Croce talks to Bloomberg about the market selloff and what it means for risk parity strategies.

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‘We’re being fed a line’: investors vexed by central bank influence

Risk.net – Date: October 30, 2017
Category: Article
Tags: Ben Hunt, Fed, politics

Ben Hunt, Salient’s chief investment strategist, tells Risk.net that central bank communications policies have broken the link between markets and political risk.

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MLPs Stage a Surprise Post-Harvey Comeback

Barron's – Date: September 15, 2017
Category: Article
Tags: Greg Reid, Hurricane, MLPs

Greg Reid, president of Salient’s MLP complex, tells Barron’s that events in August were “like three quick punches” but remains optimistic for a recovery in asset prices.

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Houston Slows But Doesn’t Stop Energy M&A

Bloomberg – Date: September 5, 2017
Category: Article
Tags: Community, Hurricane, Jeremy Radcliffe

Salient’s President Jeremy Radcliffe spoke to Bloomberg about efforts to help colleagues and clients clean up after Hurricane Harvey.