Networks - SCIOC

Jeff Mortimer, CFA
Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Brought on by concerns about the strength of the global economy and extreme investor pessimism, the volatile start to 2016 drove many equity markets near or into bear market territory. A subsequent rally began mid-February from severely oversold conditions as it became clear that the U.S.

Top Tier Capital Partners
Tuesday, April 5, 2016

In a recent venture market survey, entrepreneurs said they have lowered their valuation expectations and venture capitalists reported having slowed their investment pace.

Cook & Bynum Capital Management
Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Most market updates are preoccupied with shorter-term phenomena and near-term concerns.

FTI Consulting
Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Amidst headwinds such as economic weakness in China and emerging markets, financial and stock market volatility, falling oil prices and a stronger dollar, the U.S. economy weakened to end 2015. Despite these impediments to growth, several economic indicators were encouraging.

The ImPact
Monday, March 28, 2016

What do people really mean when they talk about “impact investing?” Why do people make impact investments, and how do they do it? What counts, and what doesn’t? This primer provides family enterprises with clear explanations of the “why,” “how,” and “what” of impact investing.

Family Office Exchange
Thursday, March 24, 2016

This annual FOX survey of investor attitudes and behaviors provides readers with peer perspective from 80 family offices on a wide range of topics including – Economic Outlook and Investment Opportunities for 2016, Asset Allocation and Performance, Use of Investment Consultants and Investment Com

Ascent Private Capital Management
Monday, March 21, 2016

The spillover of recent market volatility from China into the rest of the world reflects poor communication by Chinese authorities and a lack of transparency of their ultimate goals.

Gresham Partners, LLC
Friday, March 11, 2016

The easy investment returns enjoyed since the end of the financial crisis have succumbed to the pressures of elevated valuations, Federal Reserve tightening and oil price declines, which have created significant volatility, bearish sentiment and losses among investors.

Roy Ballentine
Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Risk has many dimensions and individual investors tend to equate risk with loss of capital. That definition of risk may actually lead an investor astray and hinder his or her ability to meet long-term objectives. Rather than attempting to avoid risk, successful investors embrace and manage it.