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Perry Kaufman

Controlling risk that doesn’t go away

Controlling risk that doesn’t go away Controlling risk that doesn’t go away No matter where markets are in the long-term cycle, risk is always present for all asset classes. Frequent evaluation of portfolio allocations and market exposure—and using...

Let’s be realistic about drawdowns

Portfolio drawdowns are a fact of life for professional investment managers and financial advisors—and the clients who depend on both of them. Understanding the nature of drawdowns—and the relationships of various investment vehicles on a risk-adjusted...

Keeping portfolio risk under control

Understanding the tools to better manage portfolio risk throughout different market, volatility, and economic regimes. One major gripe of mine is that some portfolio strategists who consider themselves to be risk managers are effectively just risk...