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  • Talking Points of the Week for Financial Advisors

    January 20th, 2020 by Nyle Bayer


    Every week, member firms of HQR receive a 19-page Weekly Report which includes risk level summaries, model allocations, detailed model positioning information, market index information, and much more. Here, we are sharing the talking points of the week which we provide in the Weekly Report.

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  • What the 2010s Taught Us About Investing During Military Conflicts

    January 9th, 2020 by Nyle Bayer


    With tensions mounting between the US and Iran, how should investors approach the market during military conflicts? Here is what the 2010s taught us about separating the noise from the signals.

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  • Don’t Look Down: Investing at All-Time Highs

    December 19th, 2019 by Nyle Bayer


    We hear it all the time, "this is the top!" Investors tend to get antsy when markets reach new highs. However, is their anxiety warranted? Here our CMO, Nyle Bayer, takes a look at the data to determine whether ATHs are a data point worth its weight in page clicks.

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  • S&P 500 Sector Correlation – Line Chart Animation

    December 18th, 2019 by Nyle Bayer


    We've created this animated visual of the S&P 500 sector correlation and provided context around what it means and what its potential impacts may be.

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  • Helios Quantitative Research Launched Online Product to Bridge Estate Planning Gap for Financial Advisors

    May 21st, 2019 by Nyle Bayer


    GRANITE BAY, Calif. (May 20, 2019) — Helios Quantitative Research (“HQR”), a firm focused on delivering advanced solutions for financial advisors, has launched its newest product — Helios Integrated Planning (HIP). The new online software system enables financial advisors to offer estate planning as part of a comprehensive financial planning process. It also gives advisors additional opportunities to build generational relationships with their clients and their clients’ children, while driving stronger planning revenue.

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  • Long-Run Market Expectations

    May 9th, 2019 by Nyle Bayer


    Nyle Bayer provides a brief framework of several mental models in which to create expectations for future returns. Here, Nyle touches on calculations used by the late Jack Bogle as well as HQRs strategy for dealing with an unknown future.

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