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I snuck away this week back to Boston to spend time with family and friends.  While home, I was fortunate to capture this shot.  If Gold prices go on a run, this was clearly a sign...



This week – having received a number of questions lately about factor and style performance year-to-date – we wanted to explore why a seemingly trivial question is not so trivial to answer.

Specifically, we explore why long/short factor performance may not necessarily even correlate to the active returns of some long-only implementations.  And, of course, which long-only implementation you choose can lead to meaningful dispersion in short-term results.

Here's a sneak peek at momentum, which has seen active return dispersion year-to-date exceeding 600bp.  



Read on! (PDF)

⚡️Corey


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Read of the Week
→ PORTFOLIOS: "In the approximately 10,000 advisor portfolios that we analyze at the security level, we find there are large common patterns and significant exposures to just a few factors."  Factors and Advisors Portfolios


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