Q&A with QMA: Navigating a Sentiment Crash


January 2020

While it’s difficult to completely avoid the downdraft of a sentiment crash, it helps tremendously to avoid using price momentum as a stock selection factor. Instead, QMA uses information momentum, which focuses on expected changes in fundamentals. They also see value as an effective hedge against a sentiment crash.

In the latest Q&A with QMA, Gavin Smith, PhD, Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, explores ways investors can protect their assets in the event of a sentiment crash.