iSectors Blog: Scott Jones


3 Reasons Why Retirement Plan Investment Lineups Need to Include Professionally Managed Models

By Scott Jones, iSectors Director of Business Development Many retirement plan sponsors spend a considerable amount of time crafting participant communication in an attempt to increase plan participation, maximize employee deferrals, increase investment diversification, or improve...

Winning Investment Strategies Need Offense and Defense

By Scott Jones @Scott_iSectors In the sports world, entire teams or individuals spend a portion of the time playing offense and another portion of the time playing defense. Good defense keeps bad things from...

The Case for Post-MPT as a Liquid Alternative

It is a little known fact that the iSectors Post-MPT Growth Allocation actually started out as a hedge fund way back in 2005. Very shortly thereafter, it was decided that ETFs would be a much...

Update: Post-MPT Growth Allocation 10 year data results through July 2015

Among the many ways to graphically review performance and risk numbers, presenting this information in triangle forms can give unique perspectives.  In November of last year, we wrote on Post-MPT Growth Allocation data through...

POST-MPT GROWTH ALLOCATION UPDATE

Over the past three months, iSectors’ Post-MPT Growth Allocation has gone through some significant changes.  The strategy is currently incorporating its lowest amount of leverage since October 2013—after tracking close to its 33% maximum for...

Protecting clients from rising interest rates

Given the strong economic growth indicators released over the past few months, it has become clear that the Federal Reserve will raise short-term interest rates this year. If history is a guide, this action...

Post-MPT Growth: Taking Equity Risk at Attractive Times

Stock Market investing is a fascinating activity!  Historical studies show that over long periods of time, equities outperform all other major asset classes.  Thus, the financially logical course of action is to be 100%...

iSectors Ready Go! 401K Retirement Plan Solutions

Great news!  iSectors® has teamed with leading retirement plan providers to create iSectors Ready Go! 401K Retirement Plan Solutions. Financial advisors can now leverage the strengths and experience of a team of 401(k) industry experts....

ETFs and index funds certainly are winning the war for your money

The following was posted on ETF Network Group on LinkedIn by Deborah Fuhr  Managing Partner, ETFGI, global ETF, ETP research and consulting. How ETFs and index funds are winning the war for your money – MarketWatch...

iSectors Quarterly Summary – 3Q 2014

In case you missed it, or just want to listen in again, watch the replay of iSectors’ 3Q 2014 webinar presentation summary here… The iSectors Quarterly Summary – 3Q 2014 – 27 October 2014, 10:30 am CDT (US and Canada). iSectors’ Chuck Self...