September 27, 2019—The equity risk premium (ERP) refers to the (expected) return of a broad equity index in excess of some fixed income alternative. The ERP plays a critical role for any investor in that it affects savings and spending behavior as well as the all-important allocation decision between equities and bonds.
May 23, 2019 – Financial system stress comprises an important set of variables that we continually track. While not always indicative of where or when the next recession will start, we do believe it helps us find pockets of the market that may be more prone to breaking down. Importantly, the Federal Reserve now produces a biannual study, named the “Financial Stability Report,” and its second issue was released two weeks ago.
This investment insight for the high-net-worth investor explores a more refined method of managing and mitigating loss.What is drawdown and why is it a better approach to managing and mitigating loss?How does drawdown-based asset allocation work?What are the ways to implement the drawdown framework? Risk is a central theme in the investment world, a counterweight to investor’s desire for return.