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The Backcourt Report

We're former basketball players, backcourt teammates in fact. We appreciate a good assist that leads to a score. That's what this blog is about. Through it we offer our investment training and insights...and sometimes a dose of hoops analogy...as an assist to your investment plays.

14 FebRobbery in the Bond Market


Venk Reddy has an article on Advisor Perspectives, Robbing 2020 to Pay 2019: A Reality Check for Fixed Income, and it…

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12 FebPerformance Chasing


This is a post for any advisor that uses models or third-party management of any kind and is out there hunting…

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04 FebModel vs Custom Portfolio


Custom models, off the shelf models, and everything in between – that’s what we do day in and day out.  Fortunately,…

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25 OctVolatility and Lower Prices


According to Investopedia, the term risk asset generally refers to assets that have a significant degree of price volatility, such as…

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22 OctImpact and Behavior Gap


A relentless pursuit for impact – that’s the most encompassing explanation of how we spend our time at Aptus. What does…

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