Chris Brightman

Chris Brightman, CFA, is CIO for Research Affiliates, Inc.

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Research Affiliates: Death Of The Risk-Free Rate

Investors should consider repositioning their portfolios now to avoid the zero-to-negative returns of cash and government bonds and to protect against long-term inflation.

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Research Affiliates: Negative Rates Are Dangerous To Your Wealth

Volatility is not the only measure of risk …

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Research Affiliates: Peak Profits

The current profits recession may be a short-term phenomenon.

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Research Affiliates: Elegant Design

Investment products should do more than just meet investors’ financial needs.

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Research Affiliates: Chasing Performance With ETFs

Excess returns to strategies that don’t have a sound theoretical underpinning are likely to be random.

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Research Affiliates: Are Buybacks An Oasis Or A Mirage?

Publicly traded U.S. companies are issuing far more new securities than they’re buying back.

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Research Affiliates: How NOT To Wipe Out With Momentum

Passive and active stand-alone momentum-based strategies can wipe out the value-add that momentum premium can bring.

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Are Stocks Overvalued? A Survey Of Equity Valuation Models

In the U.S. market, the answer is a resounding 'yes!'

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Research Affiliates: The Market For ‘Lemons’: A Lesson For Dividend Investors

Measuring the quality of the companies we consider buying can improve our investment returns by screening out inevitable lemons.