Rampart Investment Management Company, LLC
Trend-based investment strategies thrive on strong market leadership. Variability in market leadership is higher than it has been since 2000, which creates enormous challenges when attempting to identify and profit from trends.
Winning over time doesn’t mean winning all the time.
In Q3, global stock and bond markets steadily climbed “walls of worry.” We like higher asset prices, but market correlations have also increased sharply, making true diversification harder to achieve.
Virtus Chief Market Strategist Joe Terranova and Director of Investment Education Brian Portnoy, Ph.D., CFA discuss current happenings in the global markets.
Global market insights from Joe Terranova, senior managing director and chief market strategist, presented on a special outlook call held September 22, 2016.
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