Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation in a Higher Rate World

Does a higher cash rate tide lift all asset boats? Or are some asset classes more attractive than others? In this Quick Take, we look at the implications for asset allocation in a higher rate world.

Alternative Investing

Alternative Trend Following in Tough Times

In our latest Quick Take, we make the case for trend following in alternative markets and show how alternative trend following can complement a private assets allocation.

Alternative Investing

What to Expect from Your Diversifier

This Quick Take on diversifying alternatives tackles the question of what investors should expect from their diversifiers. In other words, how should something that’s supposed to behave differently than traditional asset classes actually behave?

Trend Following

Trend Following in Alternative Markets


What is alternative trend following? We summarize what a trend following approach is, how it can be applied to alternative markets, and why alternative trend following approaches have historically outperformed during difficult periods for traditional asset classes.


Emerging Equities


Hear our quick take on emerging equities, where we’ll cover why – and why now – investors should consider re-visiting their allocations to this asset class.

Trend Following

Top Three Investment Ideas to Consider for 2023


Watch a Quick Take on our Portfolio Solutions Group’s top three investment ideas for 2023. 

Asset Allocation

Quick Clips: 2023 Capital Market Assumptions for Major Asset Classes

Hear from Pete Hecht and Thomas Maloney as they provide short soundbytes based on our Q1 2023 Capital Market Assumptions for Major Asset Classes

Quick Clips: Trend Following: Why Now? A Macro Perspective

Hear from Principal and Co-Head of Macro Strategies, Yao Hua Ooi, on how trend following strategies are a potentially valuable source of diversifying returns.

Portfolio Construction

Quick Clips: New Rules of Diversification

Hear from AQR's Portfolio Solutions Group on the the prospects for stock and bond markets, the impact of macroeconomic risks on a range of investments, and the use of diversifying investments to fortify portfolios.

Quick Takes

Quick Clips: Breaking Beta – Why and How to Diversify

AQR Principal and Global Co-Head of Portfolio Solutions Group, Dan Villalon, explains why the next one may disappoint—and what investors’ main options are to meet their return goals.

Portfolio Construction

Quick Clips: The Stock/Bond Correlation

For the past two decades, the stock/bond correlation (SBC) has been consistently negative, and investors have been able to rely on their bond investments for portfolio protection when equities sell off. However, macroeconomic changes – like heightened inflation risk – could push this key asset allocation input into positive territory.