UK pension plans concerned about how to invest in a volatile, late cycle environment may want to consider two practices: continue effective rebalancing and don’t postpone further duration hedging in anticipation of rising rates.
Michael recaps the self-inflicted wounds of the Section 301 tariffs, and recaps his meetings in DC with a group of Congressmen to discuss debt, deficits and financial markets.
An alternative risk premia strategy is itself more diversified than a diversified growth fund or an all-equity portfolio.
European Central Bank meeting: Quantitative easing is coming to an end but low rates likely to persist
Today the European Central Bank (ECB), at its final monetary policy meeting of the year, confirmed that it will cease net asset purchases at the end of this year, in line with its previous guidance.
Discover the latest reactions from global markets to the US China trade war. Tariff hikes and escalated tensions prove concerning for global expansion.
Bond yields remain at or near historic lows around the world, leading to a substantial increase in the value of pension plan liabilities.
For the first time in 20 years, markets will have to survive without support from central banks.
Michael takes a close look at the question of rising committed and unspent capital in private equity, and implications for investors.
Michael looks at the midterms: GOP gains in the Senate, an historic loss in the House given economic and market conditions, and what it means for investors.