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We're All Quants Now: Why Being Nimble Is the Key to Maximizing Total Return

Featuring Jamil Baz and Rob Arnott

Jan 26, 2022 • 61 minutes

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The Essential Conversation

We're All Quants Now: Why Being Nimble Is the Key to Maximizing Total Return

A shifting macro landscape means investors must try new strategies to mitigate risk.

Featuring Jamil Baz and Rob Arnott

Jan 26, 2022 • 61 minutes

Quantitative analysis may be just the alternative to the classic 60/40 strategy we need right now. The twin realities of rising inflation and higher interest rates pose new challenges to investors accustomed to setting their portfolios on autopilot. Jamil Baz, managing director and head of client solutions and analytics at PIMCO, explains how exploiting volatility with factor-based trades can help investors realize returns in line with what was expected as real rates declined for nearly four decades. Baz explains to Rob Arnott of Research Affiliates how quants can do more than merely generate alpha. Recorded on January 18, 2022. Show More

The Essential Conversation is the world's premier financial-market-focused conversation series. The smartest people in markets, finance, economics, and business engage in deep-diving discussions about the global macro landscape, generating actionable takeaways that can help your decision-making process. Tune in to peer-to-peer conversations between the brightest minds in the investing world, and tune up your portfolio.

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The Essential Conversation is the world's premier financial-market-focused conversation series. The smartest people in markets, finance, economics, and business engage in deep-diving discussions about the global macro landscape, generating actionable takeaways that can help your decision-making process. Tune in to peer-to-peer conversations between the brightest minds in the investing world, and tune up your portfolio.

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