Investment Wisdom Podcast – Day 3 of 12

The Two Fundamental Drivers that Determine All Economic Regimes

Adam Butler, CFA, CAIA
Adam Butler is Chief Investment Officer of ReSolve Asset Management, sub-advisor to an alternative allocation strategy at Rational Funds. He manages ETF and futures based strategies including a global risk parity ETF, two Adaptive Asset Allocation funds, and a multi-strategy hedge fund. Adam is also author of the book Adaptive Asset Allocation: Dynamic Global Portfolios to Profit in Good Times and is ranked in the top 1% of authors by paper downloads on SSRN. He has authored over a dozen papers and dozens of articles on asset allocation; factor investing; quantitative methods; and portfolio optimization. Adam holds both CFA and CAIA charters and appears on BNN Bloomberg and CNBC.

Now that we have established an ideal investment arena and the benefits of maximizing portfolio diversity, we can use these building blocks to dig a little deeper into the fundamental reasons why global asset classes are able to provide significant diversification opportunities for investors in the coming years. We all know that economies and markets across the world exist as a function of the fundamental drivers of inflation and growth, and the interactions of governments, companies and individuals throughout their cycles.

By understanding how each asset-class behaves throughout the four economic regimes, investors will not need to rely on predictions to thrive in most market environment. Welcome to Day 3.

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