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Choosing a ‘Smart Beta’ Factor: Not Which, But When [PDF]

Read our latest paper to know why investment horizon, rather than the timing of incorporating factor-based strategies, is the key to meeting your objectives.

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Preparing for a Low Carbon Economy [PDF]

This paper examines how investors can achieve their broader investment objectives while meeting their low-carbon goals using a combination of Quality and Low Carbon.

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Evaluating the Efficiency of Smart Beta Indices - April, 2015 [PDF]

This latest paper analyses how well smart beta indices capture exposure to compensated risk factors and minimize unintended, uncompensated exposure using our proprietary metric, the Factor Efficiency Ratio (FER).

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Point of View
Investment insights, trend analysis and timely commentary from our investment experts.
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Matt Peron

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Matt Peron

Managing Director, Global Equity
 

Matthew Peron is an Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Global Equity at Northern Trust in Chicago.  
 
Most recently, Matt served as Director of Active Equity with responsibility for fundamental, quantitative, and tax-advantaged strategies. Prior to that role, Matt was the Director of Equity Research. In addition, Matt has lead-managed several investment strategies while at Northern Trust.  

Prior to joining Northern Trust in 2005, Matt was the Deputy Chief Risk Officer for Alliance Capital Management. Previous experience includes equity portfolio management at Lincoln Capital Management. Matt has been in the financial industry since 1990 when he started his career on Wall Street.  

Matt earned an MBA from the University of Chicago and a B.S. in electrical engineering from Swarthmore College.

Factor-Based Investing
Factors drove nearly all excess returns over the past 50 years. Put risk to work in your favor.
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Jim McDonald Capital Market Assumptions: 5-year Outlook

 
Every year, our Capital Market Assumptions Working Group develops long-term forecasts for the global economy, monetary policy and capital markets. Jim McDonald explores 3 of the key themes to emerge this year and what they mean for investors.
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Bob Browne 5-Year Outlook: Entrenched Growth, Stuckflation

 
Entrenched Growth, one of our themes in this year’s Capital Market Assumptions Five-Year Outlook, means we expect sustained but modest growth that will underpin equity performance. Chief Investment Officer Bob Browne explains on Bloomberg.
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