Category: Investing Insight

23 Aug 2022

There’s no Stupid Options questions, just Stupid Options Courses, SurgiFi attends Benn Eifert’s Class

Summer’s nearly over and class is definitely back in session for this episode, as we’re about to get schooled on options and trying to separate the scams from the science. This week we’re delivering the long-awaited episode with Dr. Benn Eifert(@bennpeifert), a Derivative appointed Jedi of Volatility from QVR Advisors, and Dr. David Rhoiney(@FiSurgi), who […]

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19 Jul 2022

June Mutual Fund Performance

The theme for June is “non-correlated does not mean negatively correlated.” We’ve written about this before. While equities continued their bear tread and bonds seemed to hit a temporary low, volatility never really picked up. The real story seemed to be in commodities. Agriculture, metals, and energy all reversed course as the world began to digest […]

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16 Jun 2022

It’s Not a Fed Put, it’s a Fed Short Call! And more inflation thoughts with StoneX’s Vincent Deluard

In this week’s episode, Jeff talks with StoneX’s Global Macro Strategist, Vincent Deluard @VincentDeluard, who authors weekly research reports on global macro trends, asset flows, European capital markets, and quantitative topics. We catch him literally right after the Fed hikes 75bps, and learn quickly that Lagarde was an accomplished synchronized swimmer and that having a […]

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12 May 2022

Setting the Risk Parity Record Straight (it’s NOT just stocks/bonds) with Resolve’s Rodrigo Gordillo and Mike Philbrick

We’re talking with the purveyors of one of the best performing mutual funds thus far in 2022, the dynamically shifting asset allocator, RDMIX (past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results). It hasn’t all been rainbows and lollipops, however, for the ReSolve Asset Management Global team of Rodrigo Gordillo @RodGordilloP and Mike Philbrick @MikePhilbrick99, […]

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