Active Share

Interpreting active share

Active share can be a valuable addition to a toolkit for evaluating active managers, but don’t let it be your only metric.

Jul 7, 2015 Categories: Portfolio Corner
Happy 4th of July

And now for a little down time

As you head into the long weekend, we’ve curated some of our favorite evergreen posts so far this year, for your (re)reading enjoyment.

Market timing

Market timing is still tricky

Market-timing is still difficult, and the risk of being wrong is high. Investors can make—but also lose—a lot of money trying to make such predictions.

Jun 30, 2015 Categories: Portfolio Corner
Manhattan Municipal Building

Time to consider municipal high yield?

Investors have been known to stretch for yield in the current low rate environment, often taking risks that may be uncompensated. Tax-managed investors looking for attractive yield may want to consider municipal high yield, which can offer tax equivalent yields in excess of corporate high yield at a historically lower level of volatility.

Jun 25, 2015 Categories: Portfolio Corner
October 2014 Economic Indicators

Economic Indicators Dashboard – May 2015 Update

Despite a few lackluster readings for May month end, on the whole we consider May’s data to be strong.

Jun 23, 2015 Categories: Economic Insights
Businessman with boulder

International investing doesn’t have to be a tax burden

There can be a real benefit to global diversification that should not be discarded due to the appearance of higher taxes internationally.

Jun 18, 2015 Categories: Portfolio Corner
Books for 2015

8 investing books for your 2015 summer reading list

Which investment books do you want to add to your summer reading list? Here are 8 ideas from Global CIO Jeff Hussey.

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