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Where the rubber hits the road. Out thoughts, insights and perspectives on the important subject of investing.

ESG Fund Research Report

May 10, 2019 BY

In our most recent Market Outlook & Strategy Report, we discussed the issue of climate change and how investing in Environmental,  Social, and Governance (ESG) funds can help create a positive impact in this area.  We also reviewed some of the more recent research on ESG and financial performance, most of which shows a strong correlation between good ESG practices and financial outperformance over time.  

This companion piece looks at five of the leading US large capitalization ESG index-based funds. 

In it, we begin by profiling how each fund is … Read more

Sustainable Investing – Fund Selection

May 1, 2019 BY

In this issue, we take a close look at the leading U.S. large company passively-managed ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) funds – funds that seek to overweight (i.e., reward) companies that are embracing ESG best practices. We also review some of the more recent research on ESG and financial performance, most of which show a strong correlation between good ESG practices and financial outperformance over time. … Read more

Hidden Differences in Target Date Funds

February 26, 2019 BY

Target Date Funds are mutual funds that automatically adjust their asset allocation over time as they approach a specified “target date,” often retirement or college. Since the funds adjust themselves over time, you can hold them for the long-term while taking a “hands-off” approach. This can help you reduce the risk of behavioral errors while also simplifying your investment portfolio. However, this is not to say … Read more

Q3 2018: The Resiliency of Globally-diversified, Balanced Portfolios

November 8, 2018 BY

Today we are publishing our Q3 investment report. This issue focuses on ‘globally-diversified balanced investing’. Globally-diversified balanced portfolios are ones that hold both U.S. and foreign equities, including those in emerging markets, and that also hold a diversified range of fixed-income securities and real estate to balance the equity risk. This is how Artemis invests its clients’ assets.

Our discussion centers on why such portfolios provide … Read more

Q2 2018: Technology Investing – Is This Time Different?

August 10, 2018 BY

We are today publishing our latest Market Outlook and Strategy report for Q2 2018.

In this report we continue our discussion regarding “thematic” investing and Artemis’ approach to capturing value in this way. In particular, we respond to some healthy skepticism from some clients over the biggest claims made regarding the current wave of technological innovation. We also flesh out the view that most of the … Read more

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