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Third Consecutive Quarter of Decline Capped by Persistent Inflation

October 02, 2022

Over the past several months, we've introduced Extreme Movers, the latest tool in our arsenal to understand what is driving markets from week to week. We also debuted an international version of the Extreme Movers portfolio to help investors compare fluctuating alpha opportunities and factor-driven dynamics between the US and the world. The Extreme Movers portfolios allow us to apply hindsight to...

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Kevin Wahlberg
Kevin Wahlberg

The Market Reacts to Inflation with Sector Realignment

June 26, 2022

Over the last month, we've introduced Extreme Movers, the latest tool in our arsenal to understand what is driving markets from week to week. Two week's ago, we debuted an international version of the Extreme Movers portfolio to help investors compare fluctuating alpha opportunities and factor-driven dynamics between the US and the world. The Extreme Movers portfolios allow us to apply hindsight...

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Kevin Wahlberg
Kevin Wahlberg

Rate Hikes and Recession Fears Grip Markets

June 19, 2022

Over the last few issues of Factor Spotlight, we've introduced Extreme Movers, the latest tool in our arsenal to understand what is driving markets from week to week. Last week we debuted an international version of the Extreme Movers portfolio to help investors compare fluctuating alpha opportunities and factor-driven dynamics between the US and the world. The Extreme Movers portfolios allow us...

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Kevin Wahlberg
Kevin Wahlberg

US and International Markets Show Consistent Reaction to Uncertainty

June 12, 2022

Before we jump into this week's Extreme Movers, I wanted to let you know that Omega Point's CEO Omer Cedar and I will be attending the S3 AIR Summit this Monday, June 13, at the NYSE to present "Data-Driven Superpowers for Institutional Investors." For those of you who will be in attendance, we hope to see you there.

Now on to this week's main course...

Over the last few issues of Factor...

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Alyx Flournoy, CFA
Alyx Flournoy, CFA

Overbought/Oversold Factors Around the World

June 23, 2019

We’ve spent the past couple of weeks focusing on Momentum and Growth (both of which are continuing to revert to the mean on a normalized basis). Today, we’re going to pull back the lens and examine factor trends in our US and Worldwide models, in order to identify some other themes that are playing out right now.

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Omer Cedar
Omer Cedar

RAPID RECENT DECLINE IN GLOBAL RISK

April 21, 2019
We hope you've been enjoying the holiday weekend. Today, we'll be examining Total Risk in the global market (using the ACWI as a proxy) to see how it has trended over the past 12 months. Similar to the exercise we ran on the US market last week, we'll seek to further our understanding of the recent market recovery through a global risk lens, and then compare it to the recovery of early...
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Omer Cedar
Omer Cedar

Recession-Resilient Stocks Around the World

March 31, 2019
We hope the start of spring has been treating you well. This week, the market digested the implications of an inverted yield curve along with data suggesting the economy has been losing momentum. In light of this, today we'll be using our new Security Search feature to find companies within our worldwide model that are better suited to weather an economic recession and potential...
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Omer Cedar
Omer Cedar

Finding the Top Growth and Value Names Abroad

March 24, 2019
Over the past two weeks, we've explored global trends in Growth and Value to determine the countries that have had the most (and least) exposure to those factors. Today, using our new Security Search feature, we're going to find the best positioned Growth and Value stocks across the worldwide model (70k+ stocks).
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Omer Cedar
Omer Cedar

The Global Value Environment

March 17, 2019
Last week, we took a look at the Growth picture in the US, China, Japan, and Canada in the lens of our global model. Today, as we continue our series on global factor trends, we'll assess how Value factor screens within global indices, to see where investors might find the most Value-friendly markets abroad.
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Omer Cedar
Omer Cedar

The Global Search for Growth

March 10, 2019
Continuing our exploration of the worldwide vs. US models, we're starting a series where we'll examine the factor characteristics and trends within broad global indices. This week, we'll start by examining Growth factor trends in key countries to better understand the country selection movements that are likely to follow.
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Omer Cedar
Omer Cedar