Fixed income has struggled thus far in 2018, with the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. aggregate down 1.6% year-to-date. But in this period of rising interest rates, not all fixed income is responding uniformly.
Investment strategies for a late-cycle environment
The investment outlook for 2019: Late-cycle risks and opportunities
Momentum investing is a strategy which looks at relative trailing 6- and 12- month price performance when determining which stocks to overweight. 2018 has been a good year for momentum stocks, which are up an impressive 11.4%*.
Understand how participants view features such as re-enrollment and target date funds to gain perspective on their potential.
Helping clients build better portfolios
In a late-cycle, rising interest rate environment, duration can be overlooked. But looking at the bond market today, might it be worth giving duration a second chance?
Each quarter, in the midst of earnings season, we write a market bulletin focused on U.S. corporate profitability.
With the U.S dollar having strengthened 6.6% in the last six months, investors are beginning to question whether the dollar has fundamentally changed direction after declining in 2017.