Blending factors in a multifactor strategy

May 3, 2018


Factor combinations can be an effective approach for portfolios, but it takes a good deal of strategy to ensure your factor blend complements rather than clashes.

In this 3-minute video, Vanguard factor experts Doug Grim and Frank Chism discuss how and when to blend factors in a portfolio. They also examine how combining single-factor products differs from using a multifactor product that optimizes factor weights to help the exposures work together in a portfolio.

Watch the factor webcast replay

For more insights and details on factors and our new factor products, watch the full webcast replay or visit The Factor Center.


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