How Real Assets Hedge Against Stocks and Bonds
About the Episode
One way to address market volatility is through real assets – natural resources, infrastructure, and global real estate. Those tend to have low correlations with traditional stock and bond allocations. I am speaking today with Michael Natale, who explains why an allocation to real assets can hedge against the risks in stocks and bonds.
About our Guest
Michael Natale is head of intermediary distribution at Northern Trust Asset Management, including its Flexshares ETFs. He's responsible for establishing the firm's presence in the intermediary market and driving the adoption of its investment expertise and strategies across North America.
Here is a link to the FlexShares website.
Here are links to the ETFs discussed in this podcast:
Importance of Real Assets Paper from FlexShares - https://www.flexshares.com/insights/insights-detail?c=2e58acddf4bee00afa35718068a020f5