iSectors® Magazine
Modern views, insight and ideas about investing including ETF allocations, liquid alternatives, retirement planning, and more.

The Best Alternative to Low Yielding Bonds

By Chuck Self, Chief Investment Officer on March 25, 2020

Investors must be in love with bonds since they are getting little in yield by acquiring investments from fixed income fund companies. As of March… Read More

Protect your client’s downside

By Jordan Cornelius, Marketing Analyst on February 27, 2020

As the market dips and the fear of a worldwide Coronavirus pandemic grows, financial advisors must ask themselves, am I putting my clients in a… Read More

Rethink How to Win Executives

By Chuck Self, Chief Investment Officer on February 26, 2020

Laura Gregg: Senior Vice President, Director of Practice Management and Advisor Research at FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds Chuck Self: Chief Investment Officer… Read More

The Best Alternative to No Interest International Bonds

By Chuck Self, Chief Investment Officer on July 11, 2019

Love delights and glorifies in giving, not receiving. – Meher Baba               International fixed income investors based in… Read More

These 2 Factors Protected Clients’ Downside Last Year

By Chuck Self, Chief Investment Officer on March 5, 2019

2018 was the first true test for factors performance. The table below provides an analysis of the first three quarters (bull market), 4Q (bear market)… Read More

3 Ways to Protect Clients’ Investments This Year

By Chuck Self, Chief Investment Officer on January 9, 2019

“Every man I meet wants to protect me. I can’t figure out what from.” – Mae West Stock market participants for most of the… Read More

Advisors That want to Attract HNW Clients Need to Talk More About Alternative Investments

By Scott Jones, Director of Business Development on January 4, 2019

High net worth clients are more interested in alternative investments than they were in 2017, a new Millennium Trust survey reveals. Nine out of 10… Read More

iSectors Precious Metals Webcast featuring Aberdeen Standard Investments

By Chuck Self, Chief Investment Officer on December 19, 2018

In this short and informative webcast, Chuck Self of iSectors and Maxwell Gold with Aberdeen Standard Investments discuss the recent market performance and how… Read More

Why Gold Should Be in Every Diversification Portfolio!

By Chuck Self, Chief Investment Officer on December 11, 2018

Gold makes the ugly beautiful. – Molière And this market has been ugly. Quarter to date (December 7, 2018), the Standard & Poor’s 500… Read More

Did Mr. Market Trick-or-Treat You This Past October?

By Jordan Cornelius, Marketing Analyst on November 9, 2018

October is usually known as a “scary month.” Not only because Halloween lands in October, but because of the volatility for which October has become… Read More