Posts tagged as “Steve Falci”

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.
April 26, 2018

Pax World Investment Outlook: Second Quarter 2018

The first quarter of 2018 is in the books, and while the headline may be the S&P 500 Index’s first negative quarter since 2015, the defining narrative was the volatile path along the way.
January 24, 2018

Pax World Investment Outlook: First Quarter 2018

2017 is in the books, and equity investors, buoyed by stronger than expected earnings and the potential for tax cut stimulus, continued to push equity valuations higher.
October 20, 2017

Pax World Investment Outlook: Fourth Quarter 2017

Reading headlines over the last quarter sometimes felt like the beginning of the end of days. We’ve had five hurricanes make landfall in the region of North America, three of which set records:
September 25, 2017

Sustainability Ratings Disagree. This is Not a Problem.

Think of sustainability analysis the same way you think of financial analysis. Different approaches to the same multifaceted problem are a source of innovation, a way that smart and insightful people can distinguish their work.
July 19, 2017

Pax World Investment Outlook: Third Quarter 2017

Investing is about the future, and being able to distinguish true paradigm shifts from ordinary business cyclicality is important.
June 22, 2017

ESG – Expanding the Horizon of Smart Beta

Smart beta and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) integration have both gathered strong momentum, with significant asset growth in strategies using each discipline. Multifactor smart beta strategies, with their longer-term focus and factor diversification, provide a natural platform for the integration of ESG.
April 21, 2017

Pax World Investment Outlook: Second Quarter 2017

In this quarter's commentary, we'll take a closer look at the connection between technology and sustainable investing. We illustrate ways technology is driving economic value, along with positive environmental and social advances in the Energy and Healthcare sectors, respectively.