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James Alpha Managed Risk Domestic Equity Fund July 2020 Commentary

The S&P 500 continued it’s 4-month rally wiping out the entire selloff of this year’s first quarter.  Volatility continued to contract as VIX fell another 20%.  JDIEX provided a 2.40% return for the month bringing its year to date performance to 2.89% versus 2.38% in the S&P 500. While these return figures are close, the volatility…

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James Alpha Managed Risk Domestic Equity Fund June 2020 Commentary

June was both a positive and volatile month for equities, as the S&P 500 wrapped up with one of its best quarters ever.  For June, JDIEX returned 1.93% versus 1.99% in the S&P 500. That brings the YTD return to 0.48% versus (-3.08%) for the S&P 500. Market sentiment improved in June due to optimism from the reopening of nonessential businesses…

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