Networks - Investment Strategy

Abbot Downing
Thursday, February 11, 2021

Inflation is almost always a topic of discussion when thinking about and planning for the future. This paper explores the many factors that affect the inflation rate, whether an uptick in inflation is helpful or harmful, and the cyclical forces that could push toward higher inflation.

Friday, February 12, 2021

Investors look to the municipal market for both quality and diversification. They were rewarded in 2020 when the municipal market proved resilient despite a challenging economic environment. The strength of the municipal credit quality surprised many.

Thursday, February 11, 2021

When an off-the-shelf solution doesn’t cut it, responsible investors can turn to customized separately managed accounts (SMAs) to build portfolios that align with their values, including expressing their individual ESG views.

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Investors shouldn't let taxes prevent them from choosing better investment options. Transitioning to a tax-managed SMA may help minimize upfront tax cost and provide opportunities over time to reduce tracking error against a preferred benchmark.

Friday, February 5, 2021

Although the future is unpredictable, we do know that financial planning can allow families and their advisors to operate from a position of strength and resilience, no matter the changes that lie ahead.

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Few investor concerns are as fundamental as portfolio performance. How to evaluate it is one of the most common questions posed by private wealth clients. It starts with the benchmarking process—the evaluation of investment decisions and their results.

Marsh & McLennan Companies
Wednesday, February 3, 2021

COVID-19 is exacerbating ongoing geopolitical and societal challenges, and the existential crisis of climate change looms large.

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Custom separately managed accounts (SMAs) may seem to many like the newest in the line of innovations in the investment industry. However, the benefits of portfolio customization go far beyond security selection.

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Municipal bond investors may be concerned that periods of economic stress could result in states defaulting on their debt. This fear can be exacerbated by political rhetoric, by inflammatory reporting, or even by inherent suspicion of the efficacy of governments.

BNY Mellon Wealth Management
Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Based on a 10-year investment time horizon and the impact of COVID-19, the overall results of the 2021 capital market return assumptions are mixed for approximately 50 asset classes around the world. This report guides investors in developing their long-term strategic asset allocations.