Investment Commentary

Dispelling Three Myths about Smart Beta Investing

Posted by on Nov 3, 2017 in Articles, Investment Commentary

Pitcairn Update, November 2017 – While smart beta is the hot trend investors are flocking to, many are doing so without a complete understanding of what they’re getting into. That’s never a good thing. Before we dispel three of the most common myths about smart beta investing, there are some fundamental elements of smart beta that everyone should understand.

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Pitcairn Investment Commentary: As the Market Roars On, Signs of Rising Risk

Posted by on Nov 3, 2017 in Investment Commentary

November 2, 2017 – The most hated bull market in history found a new level of defiance over the last quarter, confounding even the most ardent believers in its ability to continue to rise. To paraphrase Mark Twain, rumors of its demise are greatly exaggerated. We saw good reasons for the continued rise earlier in the year. The tenor of the market admittedly shifted over the summer, but like a good prize fighter, it simply refuses to go down.

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