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

3 Ways to Protect Clients’ Investments This Year

By Chuck Self, iSectors 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, iSectors 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… Read More

Why Gold Should Be in Every Diversification Portfolio!

By Chuck Self, iSectors 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

Yes! Financial Advisors Can Benefit from Outsourcing Investment Management to TAMPs

By Scott Jones, Director of Business Development on October 17, 2018

The outsourced investment management strategy is still widely misunderstood among the advisor community despite the proven benefits. Advisors facing a stagnating growth rate and seeking… Read More

Pick up in market volatility this week a potential end of bull market run?

By Chuck Self, iSectors Chief Investment Officer on October 12, 2018

Given the volatility in the equity markets in October, especially the last few days, here is my commentary for those advisors whose clients… Read More

Time for Advisors to Focus on Income Funds?

By Chuck Self, iSectors Chief Investment Officer on September 10, 2018

As we experience the last act of this equity bull market, advisors are looking for places to protect client funds with a potential of earning… Read More

Emerging Markets and Multi-Factor ETFs

By John Koch, Senior Investment Analyst on August 21, 2018

Emerging markets have been in the news lately and for all the wrong reasons (I’m looking at you, Turkey). Even given this short-term… Read More

Should Rising Rates Make You Own More Cash?

By Chuck Self, iSectors Chief Investment Officer on May 22, 2018

How do you solve a problem like Bond Allocations? (With apologies to Oscar Hammerstein II.) This is the question being asked by financial advisors and… Read More