QE, Europe style

EU Flags

Wondering about the implications of Europe’s decision to step into the quantitative easing game? Russell’s Senior Investment Strategist in London, Wouter Sturkenboom, shares his views.

January 29, 2015 Categories: Economic Insights

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October 2014 Economic Indicators

Economic Indicators Dashboard – December 2014 update

The December 2014 reading of the Economic Indicators Dashboard showed some interesting developments in the U.S. inflation rate and consumer sentiment, in particular.

Jan 27, 2015 Categories: Economic Insights

Looking for a potential alternative to bonds? Look no further.

For those investors intent on finding an alternative to bonds, the pickings currently appear slim, in Russell’s view.

Jan 22, 2015 Categories: Portfolio Corner
Interactive storytelling

The art of interactive storytelling

Using interactive tools to help explain investment concepts and decisions can make client meetings more memorable and engaging – for advisors and clients alike.

Jan 20, 2015 Categories: The Art of Advising
Cheap gas prices

Cheap oil: More fuel than foul for the economic engine

Senior Investment Strategist Wouter Sturkenboom delves into the possible wins and losses cheap oil may generate for the global economy.

Jan 15, 2015 Categories: Economic Insights
Geese flying

New year’s resolution: Employing disciplined investment strategies

Markets aren’t perfect – but neither are investors. What if this year, you helped your clients to embrace their imperfections – at least when it comes to their investment portfolio?

Jan 13, 2015 Categories: The Art of Advising
2014 Market Review

Markets in perspective: 2014 Market Recap

The surprise – and impact – of rising interest rates, falling oil prices and relative strength of the U.S. Dollar in 2014 were good reminders for investors that it can be very difficult to anticipate what is coming next for the markets and economy.

Jan 8, 2015 Categories: Economic Insights

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