Small emerging market companies have outperformed their large EM counterparts – and the S&P 500® – over the past year.
Model portfolio manager offers insights on asset allocation, portfolio structure and strategy selection – the three fundamentals of portfolio construction.
Learn about this high quality equity ETF that uses an option overlay strategy to deliver a robust monthly distribution.
Portfolio consultant offers insight into which tax and investment strategies need to happen before year-end – and others that need to wait for the new year.
Portfolio consultant compares investments in securitized assets with those in corporate and Treasury securities.
A review of nearly 300 advisor portfolios shows that taking equity risk and staying short on fixed income duration drove top year-to-date portfolio returns.
Using models can give clients a consistent investment experience and free up more time for advisors to provide high level financial advice.
Liquidity? Diversification? Income? Portfolio consultants discuss a goals-based approach to align the fixed income allocation with investor objectives.
How pursuing certain undervalued companies and incorporating factor analysis makes a difference is explained by Vaughan Nelson portfolio managers.
Portfolio consultants discuss inflation, interest rates and current bond yields, with a focus on the drivers that could push yields lower or higher.
Three wealth management ideas for getting your financial (rubber) ducks in a row before the sleepless nights begin.
Valuations, positive momentum, technical support and a likely soft landing are converging to favor small company stocks over the next few months.
Robust US growth, strong corporate balance sheets and persistent consumer spending have helped high yield securities and bank loans outperform this year.
Portfolio consultants explain how they align equity investments with their current economic outlook using a growth/cyclical barbell strategy.
Recovering institutional investor returns, soaring AI company valuations, and reshuffling real estate sectors due to WFH impact are observed at midyear.
Stocks and bonds stopped moving in tandem in early December – and that favors duration for bond investors.
Analysis that combines inflation and growth cycle trends may provide a more nuanced way to understand stock market drivers.
Foundations and public pensions lost ground in a challenging investment environment. As we enter 2023, indicators suggest elevated return potential.
As rising rates and inflation lead to fears of recession, there are steps investors can take to make fixed income holdings more resilient within their bond portfolios.
US equity exceptionalism sentiment, value, shorter durations, and unicorns are among the asset allocation trends explored.
Research paper explores how synthetic rebalancing using a futures overlay can help manage risk, reduce transaction costs, and minimize taxes.
With yields recently hitting 13-year highs and recession fears growing, are there opportunities in investment grade corporate bonds?
Amid the failed diversification of disappointing returns from both stocks and bonds, there are some bright spots in institutional investing trends.
Through a pint of beer, take a look at how Loomis Sayles’ Growth Equity Strategies Team analyzes the beverage industry’s global value chain.
Learn how option strategies can help manage the volatility of equities and create a smoother ride.
Historical analysis highlights which equity sectors and strategies fare best when inflation heats up.
Learn why direct indexing with a separately managed account (SMA) is more tax-efficient than an index fund or ETF.
Recent trends show increasing growth style bias, higher emerging market allocations and focus on quality fixed income holdings in moderate portfolios.
Recent trends include cash deployment, sustainable investment screening, and muni debt issuance by colleges and universities.
Learn how a direct indexing strategy can help control the tax impact of diversifying a concentrated stock position.
Discover how direct indexing can help minimize the tax consequences of transitioning portfolio assets to a new account.