Ep 7: Probability of Success with Low Volatility — With Chris Huemmer

Are you an investor using the low volatility approach in today’s environment?

In this episode, Christopher Huemmer, senior investment strategist at FlexShares to discusses how to use low volatility strategies as a way to seek to offer some level of downside protection while delivering potential upside participation to stay exposed to the equity markets.

In this episode you will learn:

  • The low volatility factor and why some investors find it as an attractive way to invest
  • Why low volatility exists and its trend
  • What investors need to know about low volatility investing
  • Using quality in addition to the low volatility investment approach

Listen as Chris shares insight into investing with the low volatility approach!

Resources:  FlexShares | Chris Huemmer on LinkedIn

VIX Index is a real-time market index representing the market’s expectations for volatility over the coming 30 days.

The S&P 500 or simply the S&P, is a stock market index that measures the stock performance of 500 large companies listed on stock exchanges in the United States.

Beta is a measure of a stock’s volatility in relation to the overall market. … If a stock moves less than the market, the stock’s beta is less than 1.0.

Diversification does not assure a profit nor protect against loss in a declining market.