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FEBRUARY 2017

Diversification, Active Management in Focus Amid Shifting Landscape

To many observers, the election results extended an eight-year ascent for US equities. Now that the so-called “sugar high” seems to be receding, however, discerning fund managers are starting to look a little more closely at the longer term impact.

DECEMBER 2016

Global Macro Hedge Funds: Man Versus Machine

November was an unusually poor month for quantitative/systematic (computer-traded) macro strategies, with many reputable names in the space down 5 to 9%. Conversely, it was an unusually strong month for discretionary (human-traded) macro strategies, with funds in Athena’s macro portfolio up 3 to 7%. By taking a closer look at this case study, we can better understand what to expect from both strategy types.

OCTOBER 2016

The Rise of Nationalism: Causes and Investment Implications

Why did this rise of nationalism occur, and what are the potential consequences for markets?
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Athena's Strategic Asset Allocation Model - Lisette Cooper

Athena's Strategic Asset Allocation Model - Lisette Cooper