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  • Index Comparison

    Web Page

    The index blend may provide more insight into how an all-weather approach may have performed from January 2000 until now.

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  • Monthly Returns

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    Monthly returns for the Standpoint mutual fund since inception.

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  • Asset Class Comparison

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    Since the inception of the fund investors have experienced a broad range of market environments.

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  • Talkin' Shop: Benefits of a Systematic Approach

    Video

    Eric emphasizes the need for discipline when entering and exiting positions, rather than relying on news or predictions.

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  • Eric on Forward Guidance Podcast - June 2023

    Podcast

    Eric Crittenden joins Jack Farley on an episode of Forward Guidance.

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  • Standpoint – A True All-Weather Approach

    Article

    Writer Tony Dong proposes Standpoint as an interesting alternative to the 60/40 portfolio moving forward.

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  • Man Institute – Trend Following

    Article

    Trend following strategies perform as well as equities in the long term, yet get there with lower risk and smaller drawdowns.

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  • Standpoint vs. 60% Stocks/40% Bonds

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    See how Standpoint stacks up against the traditional 60/40 stock/bond portfolio.

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  • SUV Analogy - Audio Clip

    Video

    A vehicle for various market environments.

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  • Low Beta and Positive Returns

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    See how Standpoint performs on these key metrics that investors evaluate: Beta and Returns.

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  • Covel Podcast – March 2023

    Video

    A clip from Eric’s conversation with Michael Covel on his podcast Trend Following Radio.

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  • Return and Risk - Audio Clip

    Video

    You don't always end up seeing the risk that you take. When you do it's often too late to do anything about it.

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  • Designing The Strategy - Audio Clip

    Video

    Eric shares his experience researching and building investment strategies and some of the surprises he ran into along the way.

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  • Chief Investment Officer - Audio Clip

    Video

    Eric shares a little bit about his experience and why he loves the role he's in now.

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  • Government Bond Drawdown - July 2023

    Article

    Long term government bonds are experiencing their first inflation adjusted drawdown greater than -20% since the 1980s.

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  • The Derivative Podcast - September 2022

    Podcast

    Trends, Inflation Protection, & Getting Investors to the Finish Line with Eric Crittenden of Standpoint.

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  • A Story: Standpoint vs. Equities - June 2022

    Video

    A two-minute video with commentary on how an all-weather strategy can take advantage of market trends around the globe.

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  • Mutiny Funds Podcast - June 2022

    Podcast

    Eric Crittenden and Jason Buck discuss how to handle today's market environment.

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  • Reducing Inflation Will Come at a Great Cost: Stagflation

    Article

    Ray Dalio outlines the costs of central bank policies of the past, present, and future.

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  • Marketwatch - March 2022

    Article

    This type of investment strategy can smooth out the stock market’s ride.

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  • Eric and Meb Faber - January 2022

    Podcast

    Eric joins Meb to discuss recent market volatility and possible risks and opportunities that lie ahead.

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  • Talkin' Shop: Motivation to Change

    Video

    Diversification away from stocks and bonds is more important today.

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  • Why Most Alternatives are Ineffective

    Video

    Most alternatives are taking the same risks as the rest of the portfolio.

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  • Talkin' Shop: The Pain of Diversification

    Video

    Why does diversification feel so painful?

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  • Real Vision Masterclass - August 2021

    Video

    Eric Crittenden and Standpoint specialize in a systematic investment style that they like to call “macro trend investing” that they also combine with long equity beta.

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  • Explaining All-Weather

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    See quotes that are common ways advisors and investors describe all-weather investing.

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  • All-Weather Investing with Tom Basso and Eric Crittenden

    Video

    Standpoint's Eric Crittenden and Tom Basso have a casual conversation about investing and their experience as professional money managers.

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  • Sebastien Page - February 2022

    Podcast

    Sebastien Page joins Alan Dunne on Top Traders Unplugged.

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  • Origin Story: All-Weather

    Video

    A student project leads Eric to discover an all-weather approach to investing.

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  • Origin Story: Tom Basso and Standpoint

    Video

    On RCM's The Derivative podcast Tom Basso shares a story of the early days of Standpoint.

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  • Picture Perfect Portfolios Interview

    Article

    Samuel Jeffery of Picture Perfect Portfolios interviews Eric Crittenden about various topics related to successful all-weather investing.

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  • Share Class Cost Comparison

    Tool

    Download the Excel document to better understand which share class is more appropriate.

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  • Over-Reliance on "Education"

    Video

    "No amount of education is going to solve that particular problem."

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  • Talkin' Shop: Sharpe Ratios

    Video

    Eric talks about realistic expectations around Sharpe ratios and his views on the best way to target a reasonable number.

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  • Talkin' Shop: Real Estate and All-Weather Portfolios

    Video

    Eric discusses why he doesn’t include real estate in Standpoint’s all-weather strategy.

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  • Eric's Life Principles

    Video

    Realistic expectations, unintended consequences, Pareto principle.

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  • Being Prepared

    Video

    Severe or prolonged equity market declines. Inflation. Negative real returns from bonds. Are you prepared if any of these scenarios materialize?

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  • The Basics of All-Weather Investing

    Video

    What is all-weather investing? Is an all-weather portfolio too diversified? What do we think about stock and bond portfolios?

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  • Systematic Trading & Trendfollowing

    Video

    A brief explanation of systematic trading and the trendfollowing investment style.

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  • The Right Lessons From History

    Video

    “Some people think that it’s science, some people think it’s art. I’m just telling you it’s crucially important.”

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  • Talkin' Shop: Different Market Environments

    Video

    The four economic environments and how the investments that make up a portfolio will perform differently in each of the four ‘quadrants.’

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  • Talkin' Shop: Using ETFs for Strategic Equity Exposure

    Video

    In an all-weather investment approach, strategic long equity exposure makes up an important portion of the portfolio.

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  • BlackRock Makes the Case for 20% Alternatives

    Article

    Why the traditional stock and bond allocation will not only fall short on returns but actually increase risk.

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  • Resolve Riffs – April 2021

    Podcast

    Eric, CIO of Standpoint, joins Adam, Rodrigo, and Mike of Resolve Asset Management for a Friday happy hour conversation.

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  • Excess Returns Podcast - April 2021

    Podcast

    Eric, CIO of Standpoint, joins Jack Forehand and Justin Carbonneau on an episode of their podcast, Excess Returns.

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  • U.S. vs. International Equities

    Article

    Blending U.S. and international equities has historically delivered returns equal to U.S. equities alone but with less volatility.

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  • Origin Story: Standpoint

    Video

    Why does the team at Standpoint believe advisors and investors want another investment product in an industry that already has over 8,000 mutual funds?

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  • Eric on Flirting with Models Podcast - July 2020

    Podcast

    Eric, CIO of Standpoint, joins Corey Hoffstein on a podcast episode of Flirting with Models.

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  • Rob Arnott on Excess Returns Podcast

    Podcast

    Research Affiliates’ and Standpoint’s philosophies around investing are different, but we share many of the same principles.

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  • Bridgewater - Is Stagflation Next?

    Video

    Policies used in 2008 were to stop-gap a lack of credit in the system, but in 2020 we are experiencing different underlying issues.

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  • Bond Return Simulator

    Tool

    Walkthrough of how to use the bond return simulator created by Standpoint.

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  • Dimensional - What Happens to Stocks when Interest Rates Change

    Video

    There is no clear correlation between U.S. equity market returns and interest rates.

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  • Access to All-Weather

    Video

    Many portfolios are heavily focused on the stock market and long term bonds are a bad bet right now.

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  • Commentary

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    Monthly updates on portfolios positions and performance.

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  • Top 20 Alt Funds

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    Compare the performance of the 20 largest alternative mutual funds.

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  • Fact Sheet

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    Quarterly Fact Sheet for the Standpoint Multi-Asset Fund.

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  • Fund Brochure

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    An overview of the goal and components of the Standpoint Multi-Asset Fund.

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