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     Guided Allocation
    Guided Allocation

    David Schassler, Portfolio Manager and Head of Portfolio and Quantitative Investment Solutions, VanEck

    MAAX adjusts its portfolio to improve performance by increasing diversification in four distinct risk scenarios, while maintaining the overall risk and return profile of the strategy.

    Guided Allocation

    July 21, 2020

    Improved Conditions, Increased Equity

    by David Schassler, Portfolio Manager and Head of Portfolio and Quantitative Investment Solutions, VanEck

    Due to price stability in the markets, the VanEck NDR Managed Allocation Fund has increased its equity exposure, but still remains defensively positioned.

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    Guided Allocation

    July 17, 2020

    Pivot to Cautiously Optimistic

    by David Schassler, Portfolio Manager and Head of Portfolio and Quantitative Investment Solutions, VanEck

    RAAX turns cautiously optimist and allocates to a diversified portfolio of real asset investments, including commodities, gold, natural resource equities, REITs, MLPs and global infrastructure.

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    Guided Allocation

    July 16, 2020

    MAAX Continues to Benefit from the Rebound

    by David Schassler, Portfolio Manager and Head of Portfolio and Quantitative Investment Solutions, VanEck

    The municipal bond market’s strong performance in June benefitted MAAX as it continued to remain overweight both long duration investment grade and non-investment grade bonds.

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    Guided Allocation

    June 16, 2020

    Defense Against Complacency

    by David Schassler, Portfolio Manager and Head of Portfolio and Quantitative Investment Solutions, VanEck

    RAAX remains convinced that we are in the midst of a bear market and continues to seek shelter in an ultra-conservative portfolio of U.S. Treasury bills and gold bullion.

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