RESEARCH

Global Investment Society's In-House Research

We are a passionate group of student investors trying to improve both the quality and quantity of our research. We currently have over 15 investment analysts that create research packets on a variety of market segments & products, including: stocks, bonds, commodities, and other macro trends.

 

Our required investment strategy varies depending on the investment division conducting the research. To learn more about specific investment division strategies, please see the descriptions below.

 

If you have any questions or would like to contact the equity research team, please reach out to invest@usc.edu.

Our Investment Research Teams
Pure Alpha

Pure Alpha (PA) will cover Sector Agnostic Long/Short U.S. Equities. The focus of this team is to identify domestic opportunities across the growth and value spectrum throughout the market. In stock picking, the emphasis will fall heavily on financial analysis and growth strategy analysis. 

Global Macro

Global  Macro (GM) will cover International Credit (Corporate + Sovereign), Commodities, Equities, and Forex. The focus of this team is to apply macroeconomic principles to identify future volatility across international trade and capital markets. Investments will heavily rely on event-driven mispricing and market movement. 

Special Situations

Special Situations (SS) will cover Global Alternative Investments across Credit, Equities, and Derivatives + Sector Agnostic Long/Short U.S Credit. The focus of this team is to identify relative value in asset markets. Investments will rely upon downside protection principles, event-driven market conditions, and recovery opportunities. 

Impact & ESG

Impact & ESG (IE) will cover Multi-Asset investment strategy emphasizing upon identifying investment opportunities with outsized environmental and social governance exposure and benefits. Teams will identify opportunities with strong ESG-adjusted return profiles across both domestic and international markets.

Quantitative Strategies

Quantitative Strategies (QS) will deploy quantitative methods to highlight investment opportunities in equity, commodity, and derivative markets. The strategy, driven by data and an understanding of historical trends, will also rely heavily upon understanding behavioral patterns in investors under an event-driven framework.

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