Latest Q&A Based Profiles ( 12 Interview, 1520 Classes )


Active Stock Selection Using Multi-Factor Models

Large-Cap > Growth

DWS Core Equity Fund

OPTFX Date - Apr 4, 2020

The large-cap core space is a key holding for individual investors, often representing 40% of their portfolios. That’s why Pankaj Bhatnagar, manager of DWS Core Equity Fund, believes that his role is to stay true to the benchmark and achieve steady performance in a risk-controlled manner. The fund has low

Innovation Analysts

NA > NA

DWS Capital Growth Fund

Date - Feb 2, 2019

Understanding the nature of growth calls for a deeper understanding of businesses, industries and management resources. Sebastian Werner, portfolio manager of the DWS Capital Growth Fund, balances between stable, core growth companies and younger, more disruptive entities with higher upside potential, with the long-term objective to maintain a portfolio diversified

A Value Approach to High Yield

Large-Cap > Growth

DWS High Income Fund

FDYNX Date - Oct 10, 2012

High yield investments combine the advantages of equity-like returns and the safety of bonds. Moreover, a company does not have to generate above-average growth in earnings or sales to produce superior returns. Gary Russell, portfolio manager of the DWS High Income Fund, and his team of analysts screen the high

Rising Tides in Commodities

Health-Biotechnology > NA

DWS Enhanced Commodity Strategy Fund

FBDIX Date - Feb 2, 2011

Commodities have quickly acquired the status of an alternative investment class in the last five years. However, although they can choose between a number of commodity-oriented funds, investors are often plagued by inefficiencies associated with investing in passive commodity products that cannot take advantage of the intricacies of the commodity

Opportunities in Floating Rates

Large-Cap > Growth

DWS Floating Rate Plus Fund

FACEX Date - May 5, 2010

Floating rate loans tend to be among the best ways to take advantage of the economic climate when rates are likely to rise in the longer term. James T. Anderson, who is at the helm of the DWS Floating Rate Plus Fund, enumerates the merits of investing in floating

Higher Yielding Munis

Small-Cap > Value

DWS Strategic High Yield Tax Free Fund

ESPCX Date - Jan 1, 2010

Even though municipal bonds are widely known for their high quality tax-free income, there is a segment in this market that is lower quality and higher yield. Not surprisingly, that higher yield tends to come with higher risk. Philip Condon and Rebecca Flinn, portfolio managers of the DWS Strategic High

Short Duration Global Bonds

Multi-Cap > Growth

DWS Short Duration Plus Fund

ESEIX Date - Jan 1, 2010

Investing in bonds generally requires in-depth knowledge of the global macro-economic structure. William Chepolis and Matthew MacDonald, portfolio managers of the DWS Short Duration Plus Fund, insist that while bonds offer security in income, the vast array of choices calls for investors’ understanding of pricing and risks associated with each

Beyond Stocks and Bonds

Small-Cap > Growth

DWS Alternative Asset Allocation Plus Fund

EMCAX Date - Sep 9, 2009

Investors traditionally put up with creating a portfolio of stocks and bonds only to rarely catch a glimpse of the investment opportunities beyond. In a globalized world of various asset classes, today, the opportunities to generate returns have become abundant. The DWS Alternative Asset Allocation Plus Fund maintains allocation across

An Outside View to Value

Small-Cap > Core

DWS Large Cap Value Fund

EISGX Date - Jan 1, 2009

The search for value is always difficult, but in a crisis environment, it can be a real challenge. For Thomas Schuessler, the manager of DWS Large Cap Value Fund, the analysis of various bottomup metrics is only part of the process. The macro perspective on sectors and themes, the outside

Not If, But When

MLPs > NA

DWS Global Thematic Fund

EGLCX Date - Aug 8, 2008

Oliver Kratz, the manager of the DWS Global Thematic Fund, spends his time looking for situations with enormous tailwinds that will occur over the next two or three years. It might be the global food troubles, the emerging market dynamics, a distressed company, or any situation where change is imminent. The
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