Asset Class Scoreboard – H1 2021 – ValueWalk Premium
Asset Class Scoreboard

Asset Class Scoreboard – H1 2021

The Q2 numbers are in  – and there’s just no stopping commodities, it seems, as they put in another three months of gains to lead all assets YTD as we hit halftime in this game of markets. Is this the inflation we’ve all been fearing for the past 40 years come to life?  We put that to Economist Erik Norland on a recent podcast. Elsewhere, it’s all good, all around, for the most part – unless you’re a hedge fund tasked with outperforming US stocks.

Q2 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more

Past performance is not indicative of future results.

Past performance is not indicative of future results.

Sources: Managed Futures = SocGen CTA Index,

Cash = US T-Bill 13 week coupon equivalent annual rate/12, with YTD the sum of each month’s value,

Bonds = Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (NYSEARCA:BND),

Hedge Funds = IQ Hedge Multi-Strategy Tracker ETF (NYSEARCA:QAI)

Commodities = iShares S&P GSCI Commodity-Indexed Trust ETF (NYSEARCA:GSG);

Real Estate = iShares U.S. Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:IYR);

World Stocks = iShares MSCI ACWI ex-U.S. ETF (NASDAQ:ACWX);

US Stocks = SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY)

All ETF performance data from Y Charts

Article by RCM Alternatives


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