Sextant Funds White Papers
January 2018 · How Long Is Your Bond? Bond basics you'll need to know for the duration
From the Yardarm, Sextant Mutual Funds - January 2018
Understanding bond investing terminology can help you select a bond fund or an asset allocation that is right for you. Saturna Capital explains credit risk, maturity, duration, interest rate sensitivity, weighted-average, convexity, and more.Continue reading . . .
May 2017 · What We Want and What We Get: Error Bias in Investing
From the Yardarm, Sextant Mutual Funds - May 2017
As we observe events in realms such as financial markets, politics, or weather, we tend ;to form beliefs — be they explicit or implicit beliefs — about cause and effect, or whether the events were positive or negative, good or bad. Science has formalized this process: testing a hypothesis with empirical data. One of the tradeoffs when evaluating beliefs in light of evidence...Continue reading . . .
January 2017 · A Global, Asset Allocation Approach to High Income Investing
Sextant Mutual Funds, White Papers - January 2017
The Sextant Global High Income Fund (SGHIX) was thoughtfully designed in 2012 in order to help investors — particularly current and prospective retirees — by seeking to provide a higher income alternative to low bond yields. This white paper explains the philosophy and details of our approach to high income, and also contrasts this approach to other alternative-income products investors might considerContinue reading . . .
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