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Aapryl Congratulates University of Vermont for winning the Total Impact Portfolio Challenge

Aapryl looks forward to working with universities in the future to help them bridge the gap between theoretical learning and real-world application. Aapryl, LLC a provider of predictive manager selection and portfolio construction software, congratulates the team from University of Vermont for winning the Total Impact Portfolio Challenge. Launched in 2018 by Wharton Social Impact […]

The Hidden Risk in a Portfolio: Crowded Trades

While the market started the year strong, the preeminent market feature over the past few months has been the rise in volatility. The VIX, the most common measure of market volatility, has risen from its record lows of below 11 to as high as 17 in recent months. The rise in volatility has included several large, single day drops which caught some investors off guard and adjusting their risk management practices.

Aapryl Expected Alpha

Anyone who has ever looked at a mutual fund fact sheet or an investment manager performance report has seen the phrase “past performance does not guarantee future results” posted somewhere on the page. Of course, including this disclaimer is required by virtually every regulatory authority when presenting investment performance. In reality, most of us ignore this warning. We believe that we are smarter than the average investor and that the disclaimer is government mandated language that simply does not apply to us.