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    VanEck Blog | Guided Allocation

    by David Schassler, Portfolio Manager and Head of Portfolio and Quantitative Investment Solutions, VanEck

    The Fund's equity overweight position drove performance in December. While market headwinds exist, prices continue to march higher. Thus, the Fund continues its overweight position in equites.

    Guided Allocation

    January 21, 2021

    Inflation Concern Sparks Real Asset Rally

    by David Schassler, Portfolio Manager and Head of Portfolio and Quantitative Investment Solutions, VanEck

    Real assets rallied in December as investors continued to weigh the near-term risks of inflation. RAAX reaps the benefits, as real assets act as a hedge against inflation.

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    Guided Allocation

    December 18, 2020

    Bullish on Stocks

    by David Schassler, Portfolio Manager and Head of Portfolio and Quantitative Investment Solutions, VanEck

    VanEck NDR Managed Allocation Fund’s overweight equity allocation at the beginning of the month drove its outperformance in November.

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    December 17, 2020

    Real Assets Resurgent on Recovery

    by David Schassler, Portfolio Manager and Head of Portfolio and Quantitative Investment Solutions, VanEck

    RAAX posts significant gains on the news of highly effective COVID vaccines, as asset prices for industries that are a direct beneficiary of improved global growth, and held by the Fund, soar.

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    November 20, 2020

    A Great Rotation into Value?

    by David Schassler, Portfolio Manager and Head of Portfolio and Quantitative Investment Solutions, VanEck

    Value-oriented stocks, like many of the real assets in RAAX, may be well positioned to perform with an effective COVID vaccine. As such, the Fund is maintaining its current diversified allocations.

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