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2 posts in November 2018

Do Liquid Alternatives Work?

November 9, 2018

October 2018 wasn’t a great month for equities. The S&P 500 recorded a 1-month loss of 6.84% as volatility made a substantial resurgence, the likes of which we haven’t seen in nearly a decade. Whether the volatility continues, or we see a sharp rebound to the previous trajectory of growth we’ve become accustomed to, the…

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Volatility – Liability to Change Rapidly and Unpredictably, Especially for the Worse

November 5, 2018

Robert Baker, President, Advanced Asset Management Advisors (AAMA) Volatility is often cited in the financial media with negative connotations. Before we get into our comments, there are two important concepts to bear in mind: Media citations are almost always quoting expected volatility (the ‘VIX’) which is an indication of volatility that will be experienced in…

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