Listen to Sal, Chief Investment Officer and responsible for investment strategies for the twenty plus ETF's at IndexIQ, a New York Life company, as he discusses their various factor based Alternative Investment ETF's. He discusses the core competencies needed in this area of investing. A combination of Fundamental, Technical and Quantitative Analysis, these strategies are multi faceted and anything but buy and hold, simple strategies. He also discusses their Merger Arbitrage strategy, and the opportunities and challenges in creating a set of rules for managing these assets. Anyone interested in factor based investing will find this interview to be very interesting.
May 9, 2018