Interest rates and the U.S. stock market have a complex relationship. Don’t be fooled by correlation statistics on the matter. Read more now.
The search for investment portfolio returns is not going to get any easier in 2017 against a backdrop of record U.S. equity prices, narrow credit spreads and low bond yields.
3 rules that may help your clients navigate the low-return environment.
The top five most read Russell Investments blog posts of 2016 cover a multi-asset approach to investing strategy during volatile times, understanding the potential impact of political events on markets and preparing for the DOL rule.
Did the Fed make the right call and what does it mean for 2017?
Multi-asset investment strategist Wouter Sturkenboom looks at the Italian referendum outcome and its potential impact on 2017 global markets for investors.
Despite speculation about the fate of the DOL fiduciary rule under the new Trump Administration, Russell Investments believes advisors should stick to their current implementation plans.
How might the coming DOL fiduciary rule impact advisors’ practices in the days to come?
From my office in London, when I look at the newest U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) fiduciary rule from across the Atlantic, it appears that the regulations shift what a U.S. advisor is required to deliver to end-investor clients, from suitable advice to best interests. And that shift—toward the interests of end investors—appears to be happening nearly everywhere in the world right now, as my colleague, Tim Noonan mentioned just a few weeks ago.
Despite its recent popularity, many still don’t understand the potential opportunities and risks of passive investing. One of our experts takes a look at the potential trap of buying high.