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First Meeting with Eduardo Repetto
Ted Seides, host of the popular Capital Allocators, recently interviewed Avantis Investors’ CIO Eduardo Repetto. This discussion covers why Eduardo transitioned to a career in finance and highlights the influence of science on him and the firm’s systematic investment process.
Municipal bonds have provided a great way to potentially reduce the “tax drag” in fixed-income investments, but what considerations are important in designing a municipal bond allocation? Avantis’ Chief Investment Officer Eduardo Repetto, Ph.D., and Senior Fixed Income Portfolio Manager Hozef Arif review the current municipal bond landscape and discuss Avantis’ approach to managing municipal bond strategies.
Professor Sunil Wahal, Ph.D., discusses the latest research on expected returns with a focus on the joint relationship between value and profitability in international (ex-US) markets. This new work looks at developed and emerging markets over the 1990-2020 period, describing the risk and return tradeoffs available to long-only long-horizon investors.
Avantis Investors CIO Eduardo Repetto and Senior Portfolio Manager Hozef Arif discuss the limitations of indexing in fixed income and the advantages we can attain by incorporating information in yield curves.
As Avantis Investors marks the 1-year anniversary of the first strategy launch, American Century Investments President and CEO Jonathan Thomas, Avantis Investors CIO Eduardo Repetto and Avantis Investors COO Pat Keating reflect on the establishment of Avantis and how it aligns with American Century’s broader commitment to creating solutions to help investors meet their financial goals. They also speak to the reactions and incredible engagement from clients so far, touch on some lessons learned, and discuss what comes next for Avantis.
Exchange Traded Funds have led the charge with investor inflows year-to-date, and more advisors are considering ETFs than ever before. Avantis Investors recently sat down with Reginald “Reggie” Browne to discuss why ETFs have become such a popular investment vehicle, his role as a significant player in the development of the U.S. ETF Industry and his views on what the future looks like for ETFs.
Avantis Investors and Professor Meir Statman, Ph.D., Glenn Klimek Professor of Finance at Santa Clara University, discuss well-being in the time of COVID-19. Professor Statman distinguishes between happiness and well-being and delves deeper into the role that finances play in our overall well-being. He also covers many common emotional and cognitive shortcuts investors are prone to taking and how having a coach like an adviser can make us more self-aware.
Avantis Investors recently spoke with a panel of independent financial advisors who have begun utilizing ETFs for their clients' portfolios. The panel discussed what drew them to ETFs, their experience with trading and implementation, and how they communicated these changes to their clients.
Avantis Investors and Professor Sunil Wahal, Ph.D., discuss the latest research on expected returns with a focus on the joint relationship between value and profitability, and its implications for long-only and long horizon investors. Recent research that delves into the use of various proxies for value and profitability is also addressed.
View the replay of our recent webcast as we explore market performance so far during this very volatile year. In addition to market performance, we also address what drove performance across Avantis’ equity strategies. Also discussed is June’s edition of Did You Know?, which examines the single highest US equity trading volume day over the last year – including what caused it, and what the implications could be for investors.
Avantis Investors recently met with Professor Andrew Karolyi as he explored the topic of globalization of financial markets and asked if the trend is in reverse. Drawing from his recent research, Professor Karolyi examined factors affecting globalization since the 2008 financial crisis and explore whether COVID-19 may exacerbate them.
Avantis Investors recently spoke with Tom Generazio, Senior Trader on TD Ameritrade’s Institutional block desk, to get a block desk trader’s perspective on all things ETF trading. Tom discussed the role of the block desk at TD Ameritrade, how they trade ETFs, and how they work with financial advisors.
During periods of extreme stress and uncertainty, people often find that their priorities shift. Psychologist Hal Hershfield shares his insights from other emotionally charged periods in people’s lives to enhance advisors’ ability to steer clients away from short-term decisions that could impact long-term goals.
View the replay of the recent conversation between Avantis Investors and Cory Laing, Head of ETF and One-Delta Institutional Sales for Citadel Securities, for a market maker's perspective on all things ETF trading. Topics covered include the role of the market maker, how they interact with institutional trading desks and the evaluation of liquidity and spreads.
We have seen elevated volatility in markets amidst ongoing uncertainty related to COVID-19, along with significant stimulus enacted across the globe. Sunil Wahal joins Avantis Investors to share his thoughts on a framework for thinking about valuations, and the mechanisms at play when a price shock occurs.
How can financial advisors help investors during these difficult times? According to behavioral finance expert Meir Statman, acknowledging our own feelings can help address clients’ anxieties and lead them with sound decision making.
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