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Views from the CIO: Active, passive, or smart beta – can they play together nicely on the “equity playground”?



Back when you were playing on the playground in grade school, do you ever recall the teacher asking all kids to “get along” and “play nicely together?” Well, this same way of thinking applies to the world of equity investing. I believe it’s possible that the three equity investment…

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Views from the CIO: Netflix is to Blockbuster as smart beta is to asset management



Before Netflix, Pandora, and Amazon, there was Blockbuster Video that rented video tapes and compact discs (CD’s). The younger side of the millennial generation may not know what I’m talking about because the new technology of streaming videos and listening to podcasts has taken over video…

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