About Arrow Insights

Arrow Insights is a research firm with a focus on macro-economic factors that support both fundamental and technical analysis. Investment research is often based only in the theoretical realm, but Arrow Insights believes in the value of applied research for tactical trading and asset allocation methodologies. The firm focuses on education in an attempt to broaden the knowledge base of its subscribers. Led by John R. Serrapere, Arrow Insights publishes papers, builds and tracks model portfolios, and analyzes traditional and alternative investments.

John R. Serrapere
President, Arrow Insights
John has been advising investors since 1983. He provides ongoing research for investors seeking alternative investment options and consults on hedge strategies for institutional investors. He was formerly the analysts and investment strategists for Foster Holdings, Inc., a large Pittsburgh-based family office. John previously served as a principal of Rydex Leveraged Hedges, LLC, where he designed registered and non-registered products. John has been published in The Journal of Indexes, Financial Advisor Magazine, Corporate Finance Review and The Retirement Planning Journal. He writes a regularly featured column titled "Active Indexer" for Index Universe.

Joseph Barrato
Founder of Arrow Insights
Joe has over 25 years of experience researching and creating high-quality investment products and services. Joe's experience includes the creation of Arrow Fund in 2006, he is currently portfolio manager for two four-star ETFs, Reverse Cap 500 ETF (Ticker: YPS) and DWA Tactical: International ETF (Ticker: DWCR). Joe spent six years at Rydex Investments, where he was positioned at the helm of Rydex research, educating financial intermediaries on how to use Rydex Funds. He created fundamental and technical research tools and developed momentum models with Rydex sector funds. As Director of Product Development, he was responsible for researching new strategic opportunities, as well as creating high-quality investment products and services. He also initiated the research to create and launch the firm's first buy-and-hold mutual fund, the Rydex Sector Rotation Fund. Joe and his team were responsible for developing innovative indices and launched the first smart beta ETF:  S&P 500 Equal Weight ETF (Symbol: RSP).

Prior to Rydex, Joe spent 12 years at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. As a financial analyst, he assisted economists and analyzed monetary aggregate data. As a senior financial examiner, he advised Fed officers and board officials on financial, operational and managerial enhancements. He holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from The George Washington University, where he majored in finance and minored in accounting.