Posts featuring Steve Falci, CFA® as author

October 17, 2019

Pax World Investment Outlook: Fourth Quarter 2019

In this quarter’s commentary, we explain why there is reason for optimism despite recent public-policy setbacks on sustainability issues. Companies and investors have been stepping in to fill the void on a range of issues, from diversity to climate change to toxic substances to gun control.
July 22, 2019
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Gender Diversity Delivered: Results from Five Years of Investing in Women

What has five years of investing in women told us about performance, risk and quality? This whitepaper distills what we've discovered during a half decade of gender lens investing.
July 19, 2019

Pax World Investment Outlook: Third Quarter 2019

In this quarter’s commentary, we consider how sustainability and competitiveness go hand-in-hand. Companies that embrace sustainability can improve their ability to compete today and over the long-term.
April 17, 2019

Pax World Investment Outlook: Second Quarter 2019

In this quarter’s commentary, we consider how investor risk perception at any point in time may not be a good reflection of reality at either the market or individual stock level. In particular, we’ll take a closer look at how sustainability risks can lie hidden in the background.
February 5, 2019

Pax Balanced Fund Q4 2018 Update [Advisor Call]

In this advisor-only call, CIO Steve Falci, CFA® provides an update on the strategy and positioning of the Pax Balanced Fund and Portfolio Manager Tony Trzcinka, […]
January 9, 2019

Pax World Investment Outlook: First Quarter 2019

Volatility has returned, and we expect it to have continuing significance as we look out at 2019. In this environment, long-term investors who comprehensively assess risk, ESG factors and valuation have the potential to identify attractive opportunities at the asset class and security level.
November 16, 2018

Pax Balanced Fund: Q3 2018 Allocation and Performance Update [Advisor Webcast]

Gender lens investing is gaining momentum – and for good reason. Research shows that integrating a gender lens into investment decisions can yield positive financial returns and help close the gender gap.
October 23, 2018

Pax World Investment Outlook: Fourth Quarter 2018

Buoyed by continued strong economic data and company earnings, U.S. Equities had a strong third quarter.
July 24, 2018

Pax World Investment Outlook: Third Quarter 2018

Equity markets finished the second quarter on a down note as financial markets became jittery about the prospect of escalating trade tensions.
June 8, 2018

International Markets: Evidence of Positive ESG Effect

In this article, Pax analyzes the effect ESG factors have on non-U.S. developed markets risk and returns. Performance attribution of the Pax MSCI EAFE ESG Leaders Index Fund shows that companies with strong ESG profiles positively contributed to performance.