Hard Times: Time for the Hard Data to Catch Up to the Soft Data
Regional Fed Manufacturing Overview: Regional Average Highest Since 2004
Home Prices Rose 5.9% Year-over-Year in January, 31-Month High (NSA)
March Consumer Confidence Highest Since 2000
Richmond Fed Manufacturing: Activity Continues Strong Expansion in March
Weekly Gasoline Price Update: Regular Down a Penny, WTIC Down
Treasury Snapshot: 10-Year Note at 2.38
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Outlook: Index Down Slightly, Outlook Continues to Improve
The "Real" Goods on the Februrary Durable Goods Data
RecessionAlert Weekly Leading Index Update
ECRI Weekly Leading Index: WLI Down from Last Week
How to Educate Clients about Alternative Investing – and other alts-related news
With new data emerging showing consumers lack an understanding of alternative investments, we explore different alternative strategies investors can use to help educate their clients.
How a $3+ Billion Firm Implemented a Successful Internal Succession Plan
Here is how a 40-something became a second-generation owner-executive of a $3+ billion firm. The two founders of the firm have retired.
Time Segmentation as the Compromise Solution for Retirement Income
Time segmentation is wildly popular in practice and it goes by many different names. But it is also the least studied retirement-income approach. Whether time segmentation is a superior investing approach for retirement income has led to many heated debates.
Do I Need a Succession Plan if I Will Never Retire?
Middle-Class Wage Stagnation Is a First-World Problem – The World is Getting Richer
Why it’s So Hard – and So Important – to Empathize with Prospects
What’s the Difference between a TAMP and a Robo?
The Full Results from our Software Survey
Life – 2017 Edition
Euro Area Political Risks Rise To The Fore
In 2017, the risks to the euro area stem from politics, not the economy.
The Case for Hedging Inflation: Reducing the Fear of Inflation with TIPS
Investors have used U.S. Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS) since 1997 to seek protection from the threat of inflation. However, attempting to target TIPS duration to match portfolio risk exposure can consume unanticipated time, effort, and fees. This white paper discusses two focused TIPS exchange traded fund strategies that seek near-constant duration exposures despite shifts in inflationary expectations and interest rates.
Outlook 2017: Faster Growth Likely as Recovery Accelerates
2016 was the year that the U.S. economy continued to normalize despite considerable turmoil, both political and economic. Now, as we look ahead to the new year under a newly elected president, what can we expect from the economy and market?
Down to Business: The Outlook for Stocks in the First 100 Days of the Trump Administration
President Trump’s campaign promises may have important implications for the economy and the stock market. In this Q&A, our U.S. equity investment professionals discuss how the first 100 days of the new administration may impact the market.