What is Smart Beta and How Does it Protect Investors?

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With U.S.-China trade deal negotiations in limbo, investors are seeing volatility return to the markets. The latest market movements emphasize the need for smart beta strategies–an extension of the overarching theme for investors to get strategic in 2019. But what exactly is smart beta? “Smart beta, also called factor investing, is rooted in academic research [...]

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