As a follow up to a recent post on safe haven performance during the COVID market crisis, Mike Nigro discusses the purpose of safe havens and considers what the absolute safest asset would be in the worst, most apocalyptic of market scenarios.

Over time, investors have developed a sense of which assets might be expected to behave as safe havens, and in this post, we’ll look at five of those assets and evaluate their performance during the COVID market crisis.

I wanted to take a minute to call out ways in which Venn has been helping investment teams get a handle on what's occurring with their managers and coordinate investment-related efforts across their teams.

Mike Nigro, the Head of Client Solutions Research at Two Sigma, takes us through a bacon cook-off adventure to illustrate the importance of evaluating investment performance in excess of well-known factors. Make sure you have some bacon around because you’ll be craving it when you finish reading the article.

Mike Nigro, a lead researcher for the Venn team at Two Sigma, explains how apple picking is like alpha research in 2019.