The Benefits of Diversified Alpha During Uncertain Times

Hosted by Unlimited Funds
September 15, 2022
10:30 AM - 10:30 AM ET

For more than a decade during continuous monetary stimulation, the best investment approach was to invest in index funds or illiquid private vehicles. Those days are now past and today investors face an inflationary cycle that few have experience living through. During these uncertain times an allocation to diversified alpha is most useful to a portfolio. In this discussion we cover the challenges of this unusual market cycle and how Unlimited is using proprietary machine learning technology to provide access to the wisdom of the hedge fund industry for all investors.

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  • Perspective on today’s inflationary cycle and where we are today
  • The benefit of allocating to diversified alpha strategies during uncertain times
  • Unlimited’s proprietary approach to inferring hedge fund positioning
  • How investors can add diversified alpha views to their portfolios

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The Benefits of Diversified Alpha During Uncertain Times



  • Bob Elliott

    Co-Founder and CEO
    Unlimited Funds

    Bob Elliott is the Co-Founder and CEO of Unlimited, which uses machine learning to create products that replicate the index returns of alternative investments.

    Prior founding Unlimited, Bob was Deputy CIO at Bridgewater Associates where he created many strategies for the Pure Alpha fund across equities, fixed income, credit, exchange rates, and commodities. In his role on the Investment Committee he was holistically responsible for the Pure Alpha foreign exchange portfolio from investment strategy to trade execution. Before that he built and led Ray Dalio’s personal investment research team for nearly a decade. He’s the author of hundreds of Bridgewater’s widely read Daily Observations and directly counseled some of the world’s foremost policymakers and institutional investors on economic and investing issues.

    Bob has also served as an advisor and executive at several startups including CircleUp, an investment company focused on early-stage consumer brands. There he revamped the investment strategy for the company’s $150mln venture funds leveraging big data approaches to improve decision making. He was also the co-founder of GiveWell, a startup charity evaluator which now directs more than $500mln in annual contributions.

    Bob holds a BA in History and Science from Harvard.


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Unlimited Brings The Indexing Revolution to Alternative Investments - The company's vision is to bring low-cost indexing to the 2&20 world using machine learning technology to build 2&20 index replications issued as ETFs.