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Regional Fed Manufacturing Overview: November Update
Home Prices Rose 6.2% Year-over-Year in September
Consumer Confidence Remains at 17 Year High
Factor-based Investing poll: the results
Here are our poll results to the question: Which factor-based strategy is most likely to outperform over the long term on a risk-adjusted basis, net of fees? We will launch topical polls every week, if you have suggestions for future polls please email production@
Seven Steps to Hire Great Team Members
To make a hire, or ensure someone you have is operating at full capacity, here are my “Seven Tips to Hiring Success.”
Which factor-based strategy is most likely to outperform over the long term on a risk-adjusted basis
This is the third week of a weekly poll series we will launch on our site. It takes one minute and once you submit your response you'll be taken to a page where you can see the results. Continue the conversation on the results page about why you chose your answer by clicking on "COMMENT ON" APViewpoint link.
My Proposal to Help Female Advisors
Why Clients Ignore Your E-Newsletters
The Unicycling Genius Who Invented Information Theory
A Proposal to Reverse the Populist Tide
Explore the surprising savings opportunities of an HSA
The Federal Reserve versus Moore’s Law
Six Words that Drive Compliance Crazy
Igniting the Spark!
The Powerful Relationship Between Dating and Closing Prospects
Enhanced Portfolio Diversification: The Power of &
Most investors, whether institutional or individual, tend to believe that stocks are a good—perhaps even the best—investment in the long run. However, the reason for expecting good performance from stocks is perhaps not always clearly articulated: Quite simply, it is because they are risky. Investors also tend to believe that investing in alternatives, such as managed futures, necessitates sacrificing some of their stock and/or bond asset allocation. This Insight explains how investors can have both the diversification benefits of managed futures, and their traditional stock/bond portfolio. Thus, the power of “&”.
Skis And Bikes: The Untold Story Of Diversification
“The “free lunch” of diversification is that it allows investors to keep more of their money invested in high return assets while lowering the overall risk of the portfolio. Learn how to build explosion resistant, bulletproof portfolios to whether the markets’ most hostile environments. We guarantee you’ve never learned about diversification like this before.
The State of High Yield
Does the high yield bond market offer enough value at this point in the credit cycle?
The Case for International Dividend Quality – Offsetting Home Country Bias with Quality
For decades, dividend income has been a crucial component of a stock investor’s total return, often surpassing capital appreciation in volatile markets for many investors. However, blindly focusing on yield in the international sector could be dangerous to an investment portfolio’s health.
Often, a seemingly generous dividend yield may actually signify a weak share price tied to negative news not yet revealed in the quarterly dividend. This is why we believe investors in international dividend stocks must be confident that the dividend being paid is sustainable over the long term.