White Papers

Master Limited Partnerships

March 31, 2014

Master Limited Partnerships (“MLPs”) are a unique asset class in the investment landscape…

Risk Parity in a Rising Rates Regime

July 18, 2013

In this white paper, we endeavor to answer an increasingly common question among investors: “What happens to risk parity strategies when interest rates rise sharply from a low level? …

A Primer on Momentum

January 24, 2013

Momentum refers to the tendency of assets that have outperformed the market in the recent past to continue outperforming in the future. In fact, momentum has been the subject of much research…

Risk Parity for the Long Run

July 23, 2012

This document extends our comparison of ex-ante risk parity allocations with the ex-post optimal portfolio, where “ex-ante” means a portfolio was allocated using only information that was available…

Risk Parity & Efficient Asset Allocation

December 15, 2011

A risk parity portfolio is one in which each constituent contributes an equal amount to the total variance of the portfolio, eliminating the concentration of risk created by virtually every other…

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