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    VanEck Blog | Guided Allocation

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

    The Fund has done well by underweighting fixed income and maintaining broad diversification within its equity holdings. We feel that this positioning can continue to generate strong performance.

    Guided Allocation

    March 11, 2021

    Bitcoin Pulls Ahead

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

    Institutional buy-in, inflation fear and market speculation helped fuel the rise in Bitcoin, which in turn benefited RAAX.

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    Guided Allocation

    February 19, 2021

    Reflation Boosts Emerging Markets Exposure

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

    The Fund continues to position itself to potentially benefit from reflation with its bullish exposure to stocks and the emerging markets and, within the U.S., both small-cap and value stocks.

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    Guided Allocation

    February 18, 2021

    RAAX Evolves with Bitcoin

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

    RAAX diversified its financial assets position in January by investing in bitcoin. Digital assets may offer many of the same benefits as gold, e.g., protections against inflation and diversification.

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    Guided Allocation

    January 22, 2021

    Market Stability Supports Stocks

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

    The Fund's equity overweight position drove performance in December. While market headwinds exist, prices continue to march higher. Thus, the Fund continues its overweight position in equites.

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