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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

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
Post-election outlook for interest rates and bonds

Post-election outlook for interest rates and bonds – and why we believe now’s not the time to dump bonds

The sharp rise in interest rates since the Nov. 8 elections has been challenging for many bondholders. Help your clients avoid knee-jerk “sell” decisions in response.

Nov 24, 2016 Categories: Portfolio Corner
Bond yields

Gaining perspective on the U.S. high yield bond market

Raising U.S. interest rates didn’t affect bond markets the way many pundits anticipated, but the bond markets certainly haven’t been sleepy. Are your clients’ portfolios appropriately positioned?

Feb 23, 2016 Categories: Portfolio Corner
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Perspective on current bond market liquidity

Concerns about the adequacy of liquidity in bond markets is on the rise. Keith Brakebill, Russell Senior Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income, helps set the record straight for investors of actively-managed mutual funds.

Dec 10, 2015 Categories: Portfolio Corner
Income box

What’s inside your (income) box?

Beware of reaching for higher yielding investments without understanding just why those investments command a higher yield.

Jul 23, 2015 Categories: Portfolio Corner
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