July Markets in Perspective

Markets in perspective – July 2016 in review – Bouncing back from June woes

Following a volatile end to the second quarter, most global capital markets bounced back with strong performance in July turning all asset classes positive for the year-to-date.

Aug 11, 2016 Categories: Economic Insights
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Go where most passive investors don’t: The “left over” 77% of the U.S. stock market

A small group of U.S. companies have performed extremely well over the past 12 months (ending May 2016) and made the valuation of the overall U.S. equity market (Russell 1000® Index) more expensive. We believe that this creates stock-picking opportunities for skilled active managers.

Aug 2, 2016 Categories: Portfolio Corner
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Economic Indicators Dashboard – June 2016 Update – The volatility rollercoaster

The key indicators in the Economic Indicators Dashboard reflected the volatility investors experienced in June 2016.

Jul 26, 2016 Categories: Economic Insights
Market timing - As tricky as ever

Market timing – as tricky as ever

Recent volatility has reinforced the benefit of staying the course. Trying to time the market to miss the worst days requires two decisions – getting out and getting in. It’s hard to get one correct, let alone both.

Jul 19, 2016 Categories: Portfolio Corner
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Markets in perspective – June 2016 in review

Markets in June 2016 responded to the surprising Brexit decision. Russell Investments’ CIOs share their insights.

Jul 12, 2016 Categories: Economic Insights
Ages and stages of workflow

The ages and stages of workflows

Documenting workflows isn’t for the faint of heart. But it is essential for advisors who are serious about creating a sustainable business.

Jul 7, 2016 Categories: The Science of Advising
Municipal Bonds: Not all yields are created equal

Municipal Bonds: Not all yields are created equal

For many investors, today’s low interest rate environment increases the need to consider a wide opportunity set to meet yield requirements. For taxable investors – even those who aren’t in the top tax bracket – municipal bond vehicles may help them reach their outcomes.

Jul 5, 2016 Categories: Portfolio Corner
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