BXM & PUT Update

Asset Consulting Group wrote a detailed whitepaper on four CBOE Index option writing benchmarks in 2012. 

A majority of the strategies that are available today are based on either the CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite Index (BXM) or the CBOE S&P 500 PutWrite Index (PUT).  This whitepaper provides an update on these two indexes. 


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Sector Changes

The Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS®) has undergone recent changes to better reflect an evolving economic environment in which technology plays an increasingly complex role. 

In this monthly spotlight article, ACG looks at how changes to certain equity sectors may affect the composition of key market indices.

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Late Cycle Investing

After nine years of economic expansion, investors are now wondering when the next recession will occur.  To help answer this question, ACG analyzes several indicators that have helped predict previous recessions and market downturns.

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Emerging Market Outlook

After delivering solid returns in 2017, emerging market equities have struggled year-to-date. ACG outlines several factors that have contributed to the recent underperformance, as well as how investors should be positioned going forward.

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