Kseniya Nadtochiy

Kseniya is a Research Associate for Mutual Fund Monitor and Advisor Monitor at Corporate Insight.

Email: knadtochiy@corporateinsight.com

Author's Posts

Fighting Interest Rates with Bond Ladders

June 22, 2017 by
Citing moderate economic growth, solid labor statistics and increased inflation, the Federal Reserve increased interest rates by 25 basis points last quarter. In an effort to normalize policy after nearly a decade of historically low rates, the Fed is expected to continue to raise rates. As a result, investors are worried about the potential for […]

Funds Industry Takes on Trump

May 04, 2017 by
Since the surprise election of Donald Trump, mutual fund firms have scrambled to reassure both advisors and investors that the outcome will not have an immediate impact on markets. Immediately following election night, firms like Franklin Templeton and PIMCO analyzed how Trump’s campaign promises could affect investor portfolios and equity markets. Firms anticipated that a […]

Is Wearable Tech the Future of the Workplace?: Humanyze and Investment Decisions

September 19, 2016 by
When it comes to making decisions, human beings aren’t always rational. Choices are driven by a mix of intuition, biology and past experiences rather than solid reasoning. Humanyze, a unique firm created in the MIT Media Lab, developed a system that collects employee behavioral data to help link human behavior and physiological data to business […]

Tracking Investor Behavior

May 24, 2016 by
  According to Financial Advisor magazine, failure to understand a client’s goals and objectives is one of the top reasons why clients fire advisors. Advisors look to fund issuers to gain insight into investor behavior and decisions in order to better understand their clients. Recently, several firms have integrated and promoted their insights on advisor-facing […]

How Firms Cover the Election

May 19, 2016 by
As presumptive presidential nominees begin mobilizing their efforts for the general election, the most pressing issue for investors is how the stock market will react after November. Luckily, American Funds, MFS and OppenheimerFunds, a few firms in the Mutual Funds Monitor coverage group, offer some perspective, collectively emphasizing investments depend much more on the market […]

Iris-Scanning ATMs and the Future in Banking

May 17, 2016 by
Citigroup has partnered with Diebold, an ATM manufacturer, to test out cardless, eye-scanning ATMs. This technology has piqued the interest of major financial companies due to the proliferation of smart-phone use and the growing presence of biometrics, such as finger-print scanning. The Diebold Irving model allows customers to withdraw money by entering a desired withdrawal […]

New York Sets Firm Regulations for Bitcoins

November 09, 2015 by
One of the biggest advantages to Bitcoin is the unregulated nature of the virtual currency. Bitcoins do not rely on the government action or oversight to change in value. Unfortunately, that is no longer true in the state of New York. On August 8th, 2015, The New York State Department of Finance passed the BitLicense, […]