Explores how institutional investors should reconfigure portfolio allocations/strategies in a world of low returns.
A pause in trade escalation is welcomed as it should allow the global economy to stabilize; however, investors shouldn’t assume trade tensions have gone away.
Transient market volatility has the potential to be thrilling
Given current and projected productivity and labor supply dynamics, productivity is unlikely to provide a significant lift to future growth.
The paper discusses the opportunities and risks that institutions should consider when investing in China’s A-Share and private equity markets.
Inventories tend to have a cycle of their own, growing and contracting several times over the course of an expansion.
Reaching for yield, which we define as buying bonds with wider spreads after controlling for sector and rating impacts, is a topic that frequently arises in the life insurance industry.
WHILE MOST CORPORATIONS’ 10-K FILINGS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE UNTIL LATE FEBRUARY, WE ANALYZED PRELIMINARY DATA ON PENSION PLANS THAT HAVE FISCAL YEAR ENDS BETWEEN JUNE 30, 2018 AND OCTOBER 31, 2018.
Investment strategies for a late-cycle environment
The economic backdrop in 2019 has been characterized by weakness in manufacturing being offset by the resilience of services and health of the consumer.