Active Tax Management by Taotao Cai & Patrick Geddes January 19, 2023
As direct indexing offerings have matured, advertised promises of great economic benefit have proliferated. To distinguish hype from opportunity, advisors and their clients considering this approach over traditional equity indexing strategies should review the four key drivers that make direct indexing worthwhile for tax purposes...
Active Tax Management by Taotao Cai & Lisa Goldberg May 5, 2021
An investor might hold on to concentrated stock for a variety of reasons. A position may carry a substantial tax overhang, or perhaps it has emotional value, representing the fruits of hard work building a successful business. Investors are subject, in greater or lesser degrees, to the “endowment effect,” which is our tendency to...
Active Tax Management by Taotao Cai & Lisa Goldberg February 23, 2021
The S&P 500 Index return was up 18.4% in 2020, even though 95% of its constituents experienced a drawdown of more than 10%. This is not, however, just another crazy thing that happened in 2020...
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