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CEO Vijay Vaidyanathan Featured in Yahoo! News

Optimal Asset Management CEO was featured in a recent Yahoo! News article on passive investing strategies. Speaking on the growth of actively managed ETFs, the article quotes, In some cases, what…


How to use Optimal’s risk controls to set S&P500 drawdown constraints

Investors dislike volatility, but what they really despise are drawdowns. Drawdowns are a measure of pain - it’s money they feel they had at one point, but is now gone. As an advisor once remarked…


The second most important thing when selecting an ETF

Q&A with Vijay Vaidyanathan, PhD, CEO at Optimal Asset Management   Q: What are the most important considerations when selecting an ETF? Should fees be considered? A: For most investors,…


Direct Indexing: Not just for Institutions Anymore

Direct Indexing is gaining traction as an attractive equity investment alternative to many different types of investors, beyond the traditional large institutional class. Direct Indexing is simple,…


Optimal at the 6th Annual ETF Conference

The growth of factor investing in the institutional investor space continues. Optimal Asset Management recently returned from a great trip to Toronto and Montreal. Our CEO, Vijay Vaidyanathan, spoke…