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Global Economic Update, Fourth Quarter 2019
Asset Consulting Group
Consumer confidence measures have been mixed amid heightened geopolitical noise. The global manufacturing slowdown has pulled that sub-set of the U.S. economy into contraction territory and threatens
Accept No Substitutes: Why Natural Resources Stocks Are a Horrible Way to Get Commodity Exposure
Tim Atwill and Greg Liebl, Parametric
More and more investors are considering an allocation to commodities, typically motivated by a desire to tap the inflation-fighting and diversifying properties of this asset class. While the most
Mirror, Mirror: The Inverse Relationship Between Commodities and the U.S. Dollar
Greg Liebl, Parametric
Prices of commodities and the US dollar are strongly linked. But is this also true at the individual commodity level?
A Tax Deferred: The Benefits and Risks of Investing in Qualified Opportunity Funds
Rey Santodomingo, Parametric
What are the tax benefits of investing in Qualified Opportunity Funds? A closer look assesses the opportunities —and the risks. 
Passive Voice: As Index Investing Grows, So Does Active Ownership
Gwen Le Berre, Parametric
As assets continue to flow from active management to index investing, passive shareholders will still hold companies to account.
The Late Stage of a Market Cycle: Been There, Done That?
NEPC
With the longest economic expansion on record currently underway in the United States, it is hard to imagine that capital markets and investments were in utter disarray a little over ten years ago.
The Late Stage of a Market Cycle: Been There, Done That?
NEPC
With the longest economic expansion on record currently underway in the United States, it is hard to imagine that capital markets and investments were in utter disarray a little over ten years ago.
The Late Stage of a Market Cycle: Been There, Done That?
NEPC
With the longest economic expansion on record currently underway in the United States, it is hard to imagine that capital markets and investments were in utter disarray a little over ten years ago.
The Late Stage of a Market Cycle: Been There, Done That?
NEPC
With the longest economic expansion on record currently underway in the United States, it is hard to imagine that capital markets and investments were in utter disarray a little over ten years ago.
Direct Investments
NEPC
Wealthy individuals and family offices are increasingly looking to direct investments for enhancing their returns. Direct investments are also appealing because they not only eliminate the management