There is no one-size-fits-all approach to risk management.
This week, we see that borne out in an update of our State of Risk Management from 2018 where we examine a variety of risk mitigating strategies including fixed income, risk parity, managed futures, tactical equity, and options-based strategies. We take a look at these both historically and through the current downturn.
While we are all searching for the perfect hedge, it is good to remember the inscription that we see on many portfolios when they are thrown into the fire.
"Risk cannot be destroyed, only transformed."
Luckily, we see how even some basic diversification can improve the odds of success in risk management.
We hope you enjoy the read. (PDF)
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What We're Listening To
→ 🍺VIRTUAL HAPPY HOUR: Last week, we hosted a happy hour via Zoom with:
where we discussed everything from macro valuations to how option hedging is creating market volatility. The room filled up fast, but if you didn't get a chance to listen, you can tune in to the replay.
- Meb Faber (Co-Founder and CIO of Cambria Investments)
- Toby Carlisle (Founder and PM at Acquirers Funds)
- Wayne Himelsein (President and CIO at Logica Capital Advisors)
- Adam Butler (CIO at ReSolve Asset Management)