TDAM Talks ETFs Podcast: Quantitative Investing - Navigating an Ocean of Data

Published: July 27, 2023

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The Quantitative Equity Team at TD Asset Management Inc. (TDAM), one of Canada's largest asset managers1 and a pioneer of quantitative equity strategies, was formed over 25 years ago and has been continuously seeking opportunities to help generate growth and income while managing risk for long-term investors.

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On this new TDAM Talks ETFs podcast, Jonathan Needham, VP and Director, ETF Distribution, TDAM, and Thomas Grant, VP, ETF Capital Markets, TDAM, welcome special guest Julien Palardy, Managing Director, Quantitative and Passive Investing, TDAM, to discuss how quantitative investment strategies may assist investors with navigating an ocean of data by learning from the past and looking into the future to help achieve their investing goals.

Highlights include:

  • Unpacking the term "Quantitative Investing" (2:58)
  • Myth-busting misconceptions around Quantitative Investing (4:26)
  • What is alpha, and how can it be captured? (8:21)
  • How do quantitative strategies work, and what is the science behind them? (10:28)
  • Quantitative strategies at TDAM (19:57)

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1 Source: "The Top 40 Money Managers (assets as of December 31, 2022)" - Benefits Canada, May 2023 Edition.

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