“First there were 60/40 portfolios, then tactical asset allocation, then risk parity. Now, more powerful, Big Data-driven analytics have put risk factor strategies in the spotlight. Many investors are on a quest for a higher level of portfolio diversification and efficiency, having lived through the financial meltdown and become finely attuned to the perils of correlation among seemingly unrelated asset classes.” —MilkenInstitute

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