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Two considerations for today’s income investors

Income investing

With interest rates rising, income-seeking investors may have an easier time meeting their income targets. That said, risks remain.

February 28, 2017 Categories: Portfolio Corner
Looking for more reasonably priced investment opportunities? Consider looking beyond U.S. borders.

U.S. stocks appear expensive. But where to consider investing instead?

The U.S. stock market appears expensive relative to its history – and especially relative to non-U.S. developed and developing markets. Do your clients’ portfolios reflect this

Jan 31, 2017 Categories: Portfolio Corner
2016 in review

2016 was quite a ride for investors

Despite a tough start to the year and some unexpected, market-moving events throughout the year, all major asset classes remarkably finished 2016 in positive territory

Jan 10, 2017 Categories: Portfolio Corner
Low return imperative

The Low-Return Imperative: Investing uncomfortably

Market returns for the next 10 years are likely to be lower than historical averages. Three rules may help investors navigate the low return environment.

Dec 20, 2016 Categories: Portfolio Corner
Non-US stock markets

3 indications that non-U.S. stock markets can be great again under Trump

Trump’s victory, rising economic populism on both sides of the Atlantic and poor recent performance of European markets notwithstanding, we believe fundamentals suggest better prospects ahead for non-U.S. equities.

Dec 13, 2016 Categories: Portfolio Corner

7 proofs that bonds don’t always go down when rates rise

History shows that in the past 7 U.S. interest rate hike cycles, average bond returns have been positive. That may hold true again in today’s rising rate environment.

Dec 6, 2016 Categories: Portfolio Corner
Emerging Markets

What next for emerging markets under Trump?

Although President-Elect Trump’s anti-trade campaign rhetoric casts some shadows of doubt on emerging markets investments, opportunities remain, particularly for nimble investors with commensurate risk tolerance.

Nov 29, 2016 Categories: Portfolio Corner
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