Endowment Index® is the exclusive property of Endowment Wealth Management, Inc. (“EWM”). EWM has contracted with The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (collectively, with its subsidiaries and affiliates, “NASDAQ OMX”) to calculate and maintain the Endowment Index®. NASDAQ OMX shall have no liability for any errors or omissions in calculating the Endowment Index™.
NASDAQ OMX® provides either actual historical index values or back-tested histories for certain indexes. All back-tested index values for periods prior to the launch date of an index are merely indicative, and they are provided “AS IS” for informational and educational purposes only. NASDAQ OMX® makes no guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, completeness, or fitness for any particular purpose of or for any index values, either historical or back-tested. Nothing contained herein should be construed as investment advice, either on behalf of a particular security or an overall investment strategy. Past performance is not indicative of future results.
Endowment Index® historical back test was constructed based upon reported the actual reported historical asset allocations of reporting fund managers, with those allocations held constant for 1 year. Underlying index price data based upon monthly prices.
Back-tested performance is NOT an indicator of future actual results. There are limitations inherent in hypothetical results particularly that the performance results do not represent the results of actual trading using client assets, but were achieved by means of retroactive application of a backtested model that was designed with the benefit of hindsight. The results reflect performance of a strategy not historically offered to investors and do NOT represent returns that any investor actually attained. Back-tested results are calculated by the retroactive application of a model constructed on the basis of historical data and based on assumptions integral to the model which may or may not be testable and are subject to losses.
Back-tested performance is developed with the benefit of hindsight and has inherent limitations.
Specifically, back-tested results do not reflect actual trading, or the effect of material economic and market factors on the decision making process, or the skill of the adviser. Since trades have not actually been executed, results may have under- or over-compensated for the impact, if any, of certain market factors, such as lack of liquidity, and may not reflect the impact that certain economic or market factors may have had on the decision-making process. Further, back-testing allows the security selection methodology to be adjusted until past returns are maximized. Actual performance may differ significantly from back-tested performance.
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