Carl Noble, Senior Vice President of Investments and Sauro Locatelli, Director of Quantitative Research, of Congress Wealth Management join us today to discuss their recently authored peer-reviewed white paper for the Journal of Financial Planning on how sector rotation and asset allocation, in sync with the economic business cycle, can bear fruit for risk-averse investors and how these methods have been employed in managing Congress’ own portfolios for nearly twenty years.
Carl was named Senior Vice President of Investments when he joined Congress Wealth Management in May 2021. He is involved in all of aspects of the team’s investment efforts, ranging from broad macro-economic topics to individual security selection issues, across different asset classes and markets. Carl helped develop the firm’s Tactical Asset Allocation investment strategy from its inception in 2002 and remains actively involved in its ongoing execution.
Sauro is Director of Quantitative Research at Congress Wealth Management and is primarily responsible for the management and development of our in-house quantitative research models, which support the firm’s investment process. Sauro joined Congress Wealth Management in 2021 when Congress acquired Pinnacle Advisory Group. Sauro originally joined Pinnacle in January 2011 after completing an internship with the firm over the previous summer. Sauro is a CFA® charter holder, a certified Financial Risk ManagerTM and has earned his Sustainability and Climate Risk (SCR) Certificate.
I think historical experience shows that different parts of the market, different sectors, behave differently depending on where you are. Are you early in an economic cycle? Are you kind of in the middle of one, or are you later in one? And again, historical record shows that different sectors will be either outperforming or underperforming in large part, dependent on that primarily.Carl Noble CFA®, Senior VP of Investments, Congress Wealth Management