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Views from the CIO: Out of the Shadows – Systematic Solutions



On March 22, Principal launched two new ETFs on the NASDAQ (see image). My Global Systematic Solutions team is responsible for managing the U.S. Price Setters Index ETF (PSET) and U.S. Shareholder Yield Index ETF (PY), the first two ‘smart beta’ (or ‘strategic beta’) funds on the…

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Brexit: When Emotions Run High, Uncertainty Runs Higher



It seems that there are times when financial markets and investors alike fall victim to a new buzzword (‘the New Normal,’ ‘Lower for Longer,’ etc.). Lately the current buzz word has been “Brexit,” or the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union (EU). While the referendum on…

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