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

Protecting clients from rising interest rates

By Scott Jones, Director of Business Development on March 10, 2015

Given the strong economic growth indicators released over the past few months, it has become clear that the Federal Reserve will raise… Read More

Post-MPT Growth: Taking Equity Risk at Attractive Times

By Chuck Self, iSectors Chief Investment Officer on March 10, 2015

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… Read More

Should You Hire an Expensive Money Manager or Invest in Low Cost Unmanaged Indexes?

As you will read here on the iSectors blog, we’ve been discussing a very specific part of iSectors’ business as of late–writing about the… Read More

How Post-Modern Portfolio Theory Came to Be

We’ve spent most of our time talking about iSectors Post-MPT Growth Allocation—since we recently celebrated its 10 year anniversary of live performance results… Read More

Attractive Equity and Balanced Alternatives

By Chuck Self, iSectors Chief Investment Officer on March 3, 2015

Given the volatility in the markets over the last ten years, it has been difficult to find strategies that performed consistently well on an absolute and… Read More

Does Modern Portfolio Theory Still Work?

By Vern Sumnicht, Chief Executive Officer on February 26, 2015

The following article by iSectors CEO, Vern Sumnicht, was originally published on… Read More

Principles of Modern Portfolio Theory Remain Valid After Five Decades

By Vern Sumnicht, Chief Executive Officer on February 12, 2015

In February 2015, iSectors Post-MPT Growth Allocation hit a milestone: 10 years of… Read More

No Modern Portfolio Theory is definitely NOT dead

By Vern Sumnicht, Chief Executive Officer on February 6, 2015

The piece I wrote back in 2009 was more or less a knee-jerk… Read More

Is Modern Portfolio Theory Dead?

By Vern Sumnicht, Chief Executive Officer on February 5, 2015

iSectors’ flagship strategy, the Post-MPT Growth Allocation, has reached a milestone: 10 years of live return… Read More

The Effect of Oil Price Movements on US Equities

By Chuck Self, iSectors Chief Investment Officer on January 14, 2015

It has certainly been a confusing equity market recently. At times, falling oil prices are good since it puts more money into consumers’ and businesses’… Read More