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As the long economic recovery and the long Bull Market enter their end games, investors need to be prepared for a market that could be far more dangerous than anything we’ve experienced for a decade. Download the white paper here »

Gregory Curtis, Ann Thivierge, | December 19, 2018

What are some common strategies used to optimize after-tax returns and exactly how valuable are they to a client’s portfolio? Is tax-loss harvesting more valuable than after-tax portfolio design? How can we determine the value of asset location strategies? These are critically important questions for clients and their advisors which we explore in our latest…

Greg Friedman, Jeff Moyer | July 31, 2017

How concerned should you be about market liquidity? What sectors of the markets would be most affected in a liquidity crisis and how might such a crisis begin? Is contagion to other market sectors a real concern? These are important questions for investors, however their portfolios are currently deployed. Download the white paper here »

Gregory Curtis, Matthew Litwin | October 26, 2015

Since the Financial Crisis, investor confidence in their advisors has plummeted. Clients are wondering exactly what it is that advisors are doing for them and how to measure how well they are doing it. In this white paper, Greycourt outlines in detail the types of advice wealth advisors should be giving, and how clients can…

Gregory Curtis, , Jeff Moyer | October 6, 2014

Despite the fact that over the past decade most long-only active equity managers have failed to produce attractive returns (after taxes, fees and inflation), investors continue to hire and hold these kinds of investments. Our latest white paper examines the decades of underperformance of active managers and possible explanations for the underperformance, as well as…

Greg Friedman | October 8, 2013

Most investors are well aware of the exceptional track record compiled by Yale University under the leadership of CIO David Swensen. But we suspect that far fewer investors are familiar with the Norway Government Pension Fund (NGPF), which can fairly be viewed as the “anti-Yale.” The NGPF is now the largest sovereign wealth fund in…

Gregory Curtis | September 15, 2012

Many investors have expressed alarm over the impact that rising rates may have on their existing bond portfolios. In the enclosed white paper, Greycourt examines the impact of rate rises on bond values and evaluates several alternative strategies. We hope you find the white paper useful. Download the white paper here »

Greg Friedman | April 11, 2004

The problem of financial conflicts of interest is a perfect example of our ability to understand a concept intellectually but fail to grasp its full significance. This white paper explores examples of conflicts we knew existed, but the consequences of which were monstrously underestimated. Download the white paper here »

Gregory Curtis | February 12, 2003