How To Navigate The Market Downturn Like A Pro

How To Navigate The Market Downturn Like A Pro

Helping Individual Investors Navigate the Market

Show notes

In this episode, Kate sits down with Kyrill Astur, CEO of portfolio management firm Centerfin. Kyrill brings a background from Wall Street and hedge funds to his current role helping individual investors navigate the market challenges while investing for their future.

In today’s episode, Kate and Kyrill discuss

-How Kyrill developed his view of institutional vs. retail investing, and why he decided to bring an endowment-style approach to the retail market

-Why investors need exposure beyond traditional asset allocation

-Why active management makes sense in certain parts of the market

-In which asset classes does active management make sense right now?

-What approach using active and passive management does Krill suggest?

-What is a macro strategy, and should you be basing your investment mix on that?

-Why the financial services industry’s incentives are not always aligned with individual investors’ needs.

-Do you still need equity exposure in this bear market?

-What kind of fixed-income exposure should you hold right now?

-How should you make portfolio adjustments depending on what is going on in the market?

-Is the roboadvisor concept of automatic rebalancing still in investors’ best interest?

-What is Kyrill’s view of distressed credit as part of a portfolio?

-What advantage can an active fund manager bring in the emerging market space?

How to reach Kyrill:

Twitter: @wallsthobbes

Links mentioned in this episode:

This podcast is hosted by


Kate Stalter

Kate Stalter

Kate Stalter is a Series 65-licensed asset manager, with more than two decades of experience in various areas of financial services. As an investment advisor and financial planner, Kate personally manages client portfolios, with a focus on successful retirement, including asset allocation, income generation and tax strategies.

View episodes


Kyrill Astur

Kyrill Astur

View episodes

Subscribe now

Get new episodes of The MarketBeat Podcast automatically