1Q20 In Perspective

Given the current situation, and the plethora of information that has already been broadcast and published about the Coronavirus and its impact on the markets, we wanted to bring in Stadion’s Chief Investment Officer Brad Thompson to share his insights on recent market activity.


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TDF Underlying: Duration Exposure

We've previously discussed differences in TDF underlying exposure to U.S. vs International Equity exposure.  Continuing that theme, let’s shift gears and look at the fixed income side of the equation.  While there are many factors that can differentiate fixed income portfolios, in this post we’ll focus on the metric of the underlying duration of the fixed income holdings.


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Not the March Madness We Expected

We truly are living in historic times and, from our family to yours, wish nothing but the best as everyone’s health and safety is all that matters right now. The Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has rapidly shut down our economy and put everyone’s health at risk. We recognize that the emergence and spread of the virus has created global uncertainty causing markets to react strongly, which can be unsettling for anyone.


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TDF Underlying: U.S. vs International Exposure

In our Class on Asset Classes post, we laid the framework for the varying exposures that Target Date Funds (TDFS) can hold as underlying investments. Using that as a basis, we can compare the various TDF series and how they differ on various metrics. In this post, we’ll start by looking at how TDFs allocate to U.S. vs. International (Non-U.S.) exposure.


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4Q19 TDF Flows

The 4th Quarter of 2019 saw some interesting flow activity into TDFs. While there are many ways to slice and dice the information, we’ll take a look at some interesting highlights below.


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