VP, Product and Market Strategist
+17 year(s) experience
As Vice President, Product and Market Strategist, Ryan Nauman’s primary focus is on thought leadership while conducting research on capital markets, market trends, and investment analytics. Ryan’s other focus is conducting market research by gathering feedback on products.
Ryan’s main areas of work include capital market research along with educating buy-side participants on investment analytics and portfolio management concepts. His insight is disseminated through white papers, articles, training, and interviews with a target audience of financial advisors, portfolio managers, and investment analysts. Ryan’s articles can be commonly found in WealthManagement.com, ThinkAdvisor.com, and FinancialAdvisorIQ.com. Ryan has been a guest on the MoneyLife podcast with Chuck Jaffe and has been quoted in leading industry publications.
Ryan also authors insightful blogs and research papers. Before joining Informa Investment Solutions in 2012, he spent over a decade in the investment management industry holding positions as an Investment Associate while overseeing more than $1 billion in assets. Ryan holds a BS in Business Computer Information Systems from St Cloud State University.
By Ryan Nauman 05 Jun 2017
Read the market review for Q1 2017, showing resiliency in U.S. markets through uncertain times. U.S. equity markets continued to hit record highs during the quarter (S&P 500 +6.07%) as investors pin their hopes on reduced taxes and regulation and an increase in infrastructure spending. The Federal Reserve hiked interest rates based on an improved outlook for the economy and inflation, while soft data continues to paint a rosy picture.
By Ryan Nauman 17 May 2017
Over the past few years the investment management paradigm has shifted. An increasing number of retail investors have incorporated passively managed investments in their portfolios. Investment management firms have responded by adding new and exotic passive investments to their product lineups. However, passive investments are not immune to risk, and to some investors, the risk they are most concerned with is downside risk.
PSN Enterprise, Zephyr
By Ryan Nauman 21 Apr 2017
The consensus among economists is that inflation will increase to north of two percent in 2017, which would mark the first time since prior to the Credit Crisis that we’ve experienced consecutive years of inflation above two percent. We examine how financial professionals can use different asset classes to help position client portfolios to guard against inflation as well as contribute to total returns. We also list some of the top performing strategies from the PSN Global Manager Neighborhood database for each asset class during years of inflation over two percent.
By Ryan Nauman 05 Jan 2017
In the aftermath of the Credit Crisis, diversification has come under the microscope. Portfolios that were traditionally considered diversified could not withstand the global reach of the crisis and protections failed when they were needed most.
Topic Asset Allocation
By Ryan Nauman 08 Dec 2016
New issuances in the investment grade corporate credit market showed no signs of slowing during the second quarter of 2016. With assistance from our colleague Drew Jamner, Credit Analyst of Informa Global Markets (IGM), we take a look back at the second quarter of 2016 within the investment grade corporate credit capital market space.
Topic Industry News
By Ryan Nauman 15 Nov 2016
Money-market funds will be required to increase the transparency of fund operations and risks. Funds will need to disclose their levels of daily and weekly liquid assets on their websites on a weekly basis in addition to net inflows/outflows, NAVs, fees, and sponsor support. Money market funds will also be required to report portfolio holdings within five business days after month-end and improve private liquidity fund reporting.
Topic Industry News
By Ryan Nauman 29 Aug 2016
Brexit was the dominating theme throughout the second quarter of 2016. Read the market commentary for our top performers for Q2 2016.