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May 2024 Update on the U.S. Economy

We continue to view the U.S. economy as slightly above average, with the Astor Economic Index® ticking down slightly from the month prior. Inflation remains well above the Fed’s target, driven by the indefatigable domestic consumer. The Investment Committee left the Dynamic Allocation strategy’s positions unchanged this month. We think that the risks for equity…

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A Nuanced Macroeconomic Approach to Investing: An interview with Bryan Novak, Astor IM CEO.

When the economy and markets are clearly surging, defensive investment strategies may not be popular but when we are in the inevitable cyclical or disruptive periods of uncertainty or at inflection points of change, it may be prudent to diversify into more risk managed strategies that focus on the macroeconomic forces that drive the everchanging…

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Astor Strategies/U.S. Economy Update: April 2024

The Astor Monthly Economic Update is changing formats slightly this month. We are keeping the astute economic commentary you’ve come to rely on, but in a more concise format and with clearer ties to the portfolios we manage. ASTOR DYNAMIC ALLOCATION: AVERAGE AND STABLE EQUITY ALLOCATION The U.S. economy showed no signs of cooling further,…

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Employee of the Year for 2022 – Stephanie Yuskis

Astor Investment Management is pleased to announce that Stephanie Yuskis, Chief of Staff, has been awarded the Employee of the Year for 2022. Your contributions to making Astor what it is today are sincerely appreciated. Thank you for all your hard work – day in and day out. We are sure lucky to have you…

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Congratulations Nicholas Porter and Eric Solomon

Astor Investment Management is pleased to announce key personnel promotions. Nicholas Porter has been promoted to the position of Portfolio Manager/VP – Research and Eric Solomon has been promoted to the position of Senior VP – Finance & Operations effective immediately. Please help us in congratulating them both on this wonderful achievement.

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