VL Capital emphasizes a research process driven by academic investment theory. By investing based on principles for which empirical evidence exists, and taking a long-term view of markets, we believe this provides the best probability for investment returns to be maximized.
VL Capital develops its own proprietary macroeconomic models. The VL Capital Recession Risk Index is a multi-factor, quantitative model that analyzes U.S. economic data to determine the probability of a recession on a monthly basis. The Recessions Risk Index has accurately predicted every economic recession in the U.S. dating back to 1971.