The Realization: A new world. A new normal. A tectonic shift. The transition of global real assets into mainstream portfolio allocation.
Executive summary of JPM's long-term capital market return assumptions
Expert Insights: Susan Kolasa on the diversifying benefits of including direct real estate in target-date funds withion defined contribution plans. Video
What will higher interest rates mean for real estate? In the short term, the impact on real estate capitalization rates is likely to be minimal. It’s important to separate the impact of higher interest rates into short- and long-term effects.
Market recap for the week, with consymer confidence & equities chart, economic data calendar, & market statistics
Article examining the economic effects and investment implications of the US fiscal cliff agreement
Paper examining market reaction to economic improvement, & the likely outcomes when central banks unwind the aggressive monetary policies
Article discussing how low growth, low yield environments are good for equity income investing.
Analysis of Japan's recent nation election. Positive market reaction also addressed.
Analysis of Italy's highly volatile political environment, and the possible implications for the markets