Insights & Research

Legs of the Stool

This week’s round-up of Market, Inflation, the Economy.

The Hedged Equity Landscape

Exploring Hedged Equity Strategies: A Roadmap to Portfolio Diversification with Alternative Investments

Introduction The unprecedented negative performance in both bonds and equities in 2022 has led investors and financial advisors to seek alternative investment strategies to diversify their portfolios and manage risk more effectively. Hedged equity strategies have garnered increasing popularity within the broader alternatives space in recent years, primarily due to their ability to function as

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Navigating Through Economic and Financial Uncertainty: Main BuyWrite

As volatility persists amid a period of economic and financial uncertainty, the Main BuyWrite strategy remains popular among investors seeking enhanced income and reduced volatility. 2022 in the Rearview Volatility was unusually high in 2022, even when compared to prior bear markets. Rather than a single event-driven shock that took down markets – like the

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International Equities: The Dawning of a New Era

International Equities:  International equities have underperformed the S&P 500, driven by poor relative growth and a strengthening U.S. Dollar, for over a decade. However, for the first time in 15 years, international markets are currently experiencing three conditions that have historically led to strong outperformance: a weakening U.S. Dollar, low valuations, and strong forward growth

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Weekly Market Notes

A collection of weekly round-up reports on economic releases and market insights.


“An Alternative Income Strategy” – NASDAQ Article

Written by: Bill Hortz (Click here to read the full article on NASDAQ) Acknowledging the 50-year anniversary of the launch of exchange-listed options (4/26/1973), we decided to explore how options, a derivative alternative tool, can play an important part in asset management to enhance income, dampen volatility and provide a strategy for further diversification to

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Kim Arthur on ETF Edge

Kim Arthur on ETF EDGE March 6th 2023 with Bob Pisani

About this episode: “CNBC’s Bob Pisani spoke with Joanna Gallegos, Co-Founder of BondBloxx – along with Kim Arthur, President and CEO of Main Management. They broke down the resurgence in bond ETFs, as investors continue to clamor for yield. Our panel broke down the biggest trends they’re seeing in terms of bond flows, gave us

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3 Questions on BUYW with Main Management’s Kim Arthur

INTL 3 Questions with Kim Arthur at CBOE Q: What is the Fund? A: Actively managed covered call writing strategy focused on providing a total return from current income and gains from long-term capital appreciation. The strategy may also have the benefit of reducing volatility through the use of covered calls Q: Why launch it

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3 Questions on INTL with Kim Arthur

3 Questions on INTL with Main Management’s Kim Arthur

INTL 3 Questions with Kim Arthur at CBOE Q: What is the Fund? A: Actively managed international allocation, focusing on specific countries, regions, and subsectors within each. Analyzing fundamental data to assess whether a sector, country, or geographic region is expected to undergo a transformative change that may lead to near-term price appreciation Q: Why

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