When Rates Rise, it’s Time to Combine Low Volatility & Quality

When the market starts to whipsaw, investors historically have sought out low volatility strategies, allowing them to potentially protect against some downside while staying invested in the market. Yet we believe this time-tested factor strategy can become even more powerful when combined with a screen for quality.

In this upcoming webcast, join Northern Trust's FlexShares and VettaFi for a deep-dive on how to potentially protect against chaotic markets with quality, low-vol exposure in their core allocations.

July 20, 2022
11am PT | 2pm ET
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Topics will include:

  • Why low volatility strategies can be so powerful in troubled markets
  • How to avoid unintended sector concentration and rate risk by screening for quality
  • A look at one core investment strategy that keep investors invested while seeking to protect against market swings

Accepted for one hour of CFP/CIMA CE credit for live and on-demand attendees

CFA Institute members are encouraged to self-document their continuing professional development activities in their online CE tracker.


Jordan Dekhayser, CFA

Head of the Quantitative Strategist Team
Northern Trust Asset Management

Tom Lydon

Vice Chairman

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