When US Rates Rise, It’s Survival of the Globalest
Correlations Among Stocks Are at Some of the Lowest Levels Since 2008
Trends in the Teenage Workforce Update
Weekly Unemployment Claims: Down 10K, Matching Consensus Expectations
S&P 500 Snapshot: The Trump Rally Accelerates to Another Record Close
Weekly Heating Oil Prices Jump 10 Cents from Last Week
Is the U.S. Workforce Nearing Full Recovery? Don't Trust the Unemployment Rate for the Answer!
Job Openings & Labor Turnover: Clues to the Business Cycle
Treasury Snapshot: Yields Rally Continues
Demographic Trends for the 50-and-Older Work Force
Long-Term Trends in Employment by Age Group
October Trade Deficit Up $6.4B from Revised September
Kellyanne Conway: How the Democrats Blew It
Donald Trump’s electoral win was in part the result of very shrewd analysis and tactics. As his campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway was responsible for Trump’s campaign strategy and its execution. Yesterday, she offered candid insights into the key decisions that led to Trump’s victory.
Top Experts Predict the Future of the DOL Rule
A mere 80 days separates President-elect Trump’s inauguration from the April 10, 2017 effective date for the Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) fiduciary standard rule. Yesterday, four industry experts gave their predictions on whether the rule will survive under the Trump administration.
The Latest News for Insurance and Annuities
The rising cost of health insurance makes choosing the right insurance plan a big financial decision. Taking time to review the plan options, whether on a marketplace or employer-sponsored, can save money for the enrollee. With the new administration coming in January, policy changes are expected and could affect pension plans and other retirement benefits. Understanding what benefits are available and what changes are expected to come next year will help make sure your retirement decisions are sustainable long-term.
How Should History Judge Alan Greenspan?
Donald Trump and the “F” Word
The Dangers of Dividend Obsession
The Compelling Opportunity in Emerging Growth Stocks
Six Tips to Make Your Client Communications Work
Overcoming Apathy and Getting Clients to Move!
The Latest News for 529 Plans and Educational Costs
A Trump White House: Potential Market Impacts of the US Election
Donald Trump’s presidential upset has stunned financial markets, which had heavily discounted a Clinton victory. What might Trump’s policy proposals mean for markets and key components of the US economy going forward?
Managed Futures: How to Diversify with Trend Following
With the Fed poised to raise rates and equities trading close to historical valuation peaks, the prospect of lower returns and higher correlations between asset classes has left many investors seeking sources of return which are not correlated to traditional stock and bond performance.
Trend following is one strategy that has the potential to profit from rising rates without depending upon positive equity market performance, however, allocating to the space does present some unique challenges. In a new whitepaper, CSAM seeks to address key implementation questions regarding allocating to trend following, including why now might be an appropriate time to invest and how to fund and size an allocation.
Equity Market Review and Outlook
We expect equities to continue their slow uptrend into next year.
When does active beat passive in small-cap?
Can the shift to value account for the improved relative results for many small-cap active managers in the last year?