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Scott Wittman, CFA, CAIA

Scott Wittman, CFA, CAIA
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Scott Wittman is a chief investment officer at American Century Investments. He oversees the teams responsible for the company's multi-asseet strategies and disciplined equity portfolios. Scott also serves as a member of the investment oversight and products & marketing committees, as well as the investment management senior leadership team.
Using volatility as a diversifier

CIO Insights: Using Volatility as a Diversifier

In recent editions of CIO Insights, we’ve written about the return of risk to financial markets and the implications for individual investors. This time,...

CIO Insights: Alternative Strategies for More Volatile Markets

Duke Ellington famously sang that “things ain’t what they used to be.” This tune came immediately to mind when thinking about themes for 2016....

CIO Insights: Reassessing, Not Avoiding, Portfolio Risk

Market conditions are changing—the U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) is setting the course for normalized rates, questions surround global growth, and valuations are no longer...

CIO Insights: Disciplined Equity: Researching, Not Soul Searching

The theme of this quarter’s CIO Insights is the presumed normalization of interest rates and return of volatility to financial markets. Meanwhile, in previous...

CIO Insights: Diversification Is the Name of the Game

In this quarter’s CIO Insights, the discussion has been about higher interest rates and the implications for different market segments. Here we attempt to...

CIO Insights: Nuanced Insights for Volatile Global Markets

This quarter's CIO Insights have centered around the return of volatility to global financial markets and the implications of this volatility for investors. The disciplined equity investment philosophy that has delivered...

CIO Insights: Betting on the Electoral Cycle Is Bad Business

With the political cycle gearing up, there is a great deal of sound and fury in the media about presidential candidates and their effect on business...

Q&A with Asset Allocation CIO Scott Wittman

CIO Scott Wittman and his team were recently honored for their three-, five- and 10-Year performance at the 2015 Lipper Awards. Learn more about...

CIO Insights: Turn the Page, Not the (Investment) Process

This quarter, we address the potential return of stock market volatility and our investment process. Whatever the market conditions—“normal” or not, more or less volatile—we apply...

CIO Insights: No Crystal Ball? Try Diversification

One of our favorite quotes is by the Nobel laureate Nils Bohr, who remarked that “prediction is very difficult, especially if it’s about the future.” With a...