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Putting Big Data to Work

Putting Big Data to Work

Podcast The big themes coloring the economic, political, and financial environment are by now familiar—low growth, low rates, and low volatility, paired with high valuations and a high degree of uncertainty. This occurs against a...
Investment Rationale Trumps Politics

Investment Rationale Trumps Politics

Podcast Q2 2017 CIO Insights - Disciplined Equity In the prior edition of CIO Insights, we wrote about why we thought it was so difficult to invest on the basis of politicians’ language and proposals. Now, in the...
Lacking Clarity? Go With What You Know

Lacking Clarity? Go with What You Know

Q1 2017 CIO Insights: Disciplined Equity Podcast An ocean of ink will be spilled trying to divine the Trump policy agenda for trade, international relations more broadly, taxes, regulations, what the election will mean for this or...
Process Over Politics

Process Over Politics

Q4 2016 CIO Insights: Disciplined Equity Podcast Electoral outcomes are important. Of course they are. But we don’t believe you should base your investment decisions on them. In this article, we discuss why we believe market...

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 Insights, we’ve outlined our objective, systematic, disciplined investment process. Here...

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 strong results in our U.S. strategies has also worked well in non-U.S....

CIO Insights: Currency Volatility? We’re Staying the Course

The recent divergence between monetary policy in the U.S. and other areas of the world has contributed to the sharp increase of the U.S. dollar against other currencies, notably the euro. This dramatic shift...

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 the same multifaceted approach. One reason we use that multifaceted approach is...

Equity Market Neutral Investing, Part IV: Our Process

The equity market neutral strategy is a natural extension of the American Century Investments® value team’s existing capabilities—we have been managing value portfolios since 1993, with extensive experience as stock pickers. The team identifies and pairs highly...

Equity Market Neutral Investing, Part III: How It Works

The primary goal of a market neutral fund is to benefit from a manager’s ability to select stocks. Historically, this has typically been managed through a quantitative investment process, but there are more and...