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The Pulse by Bernstein

Dec 17, 2019

With rising geopolitical uncertainty and fears of stagnation, investors are looking for ways to lessen portfolio risk. Could gold be the answer? AB portfolio manager Vinod Chathlani walks through the pros and cons. http://bit.ly/goldworthitsweight | Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views...


Nov 19, 2019

Most investors look to harvest losses at year end, but tax management shouldn’t be a seasonal effort. Focusing on after-tax returns means taking taxes into account in real time, throughout the year. Plus, not every loss is worth harvesting. Where do you draw the line? Our research points to an effective rule of thumb....


Nov 12, 2019

Though most market timers inevitably fall short, they still find it hard to resist. Before you succumb, ask yourself these questions to determine whether a market retreat makes sense for you. It may be harder to pull off than you think. For more on the daunting math, read our white paper, "The Hidden Costs of Market...


Aug 13, 2019

Algorithms have become key assets in the new economy, but how do stock pickers value them? We tackle this and more as we dig into digital success. For more on artificial intelligence, see Big Data’s Holy Grail

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Jun 18, 2019

Do illiquid alternatives make sense in my portfolio?” Rather it’s “How much illiquid alts should I have?” Arriving at the answer requires an allocation model that goes beyond the efficient frontier. Guest Alex Chaloff discusses Bernstein’s innovative model and why it creates the optimal allocation. And for...