With 2016 in the rear-view mirror, every investor has surely learned some valuable lessons in how to deal with surprises. The good news, of course, was that the performance of equities in Q4 became the biggest surprise of all... READ MORE>>
Finding the Right Investing Tools for Uncertain Times
For investors, the biggest risks often are those that are unforeseeable. But in uncertain times like these, there are specific strategies that can either help investors navigate to higher returns or protect their portfolios from... READ MORE>>
Managing Risks and Opportunities in the 'New Abnormal'
Get ready to say goodbye to slow growth, low interest rates and benign inflation. Be prepared for the decline of monetary policy as defined by central banks and global institutions. Bid adieu to the embrace of... READ MORE>>
Markets seesawed through much of 2016 and, by the eve of the U.S. Presidential election, the S&P 500 Index was up barely 5% for the year, while global markets were up even less. Following the U.S. Presidential election, however, equities moved sharply higher, with the S&P closing out the year up... READ MORE>>
Investors seeking to grow their portfolios in 2017 may be too preoccupied with potential opportunities and challenges in the U.S., such as how the election might benefit companies in the infrastructure sector, or what the rising-rate... READ MORE>>