Taking Muni Bonds to the Next Level: Where Cutting-Edge Tech and Fundamental Research Meet
There’s considerable uncertainty in today’s municipal market. Questions persist about the likelihood of rising interest rates, inflation that may not be transitory and the impact on municipalities once the benefits of fiscal stimulus fades. Active bond managers have many decisions to make and need to be nimble in a changing landscape. What’s next for municipal bonds, and how can trading and portfolio management technology help investors navigate this changing environment?
Mutant Capitalism: Maximizing Opportunity in a New Era of Investing
Portfolio manager, Daniela Mardarovici, will discuss the current state of the fixed income markets, central bank policy, and financial market conditions driven by the recent pandemic. This discussion will include how to navigate the current rate environment with agility and conviction, how to utilize market fundamentals in tandem with market behavior, and how to dissect the recent shifts in Fed policy.
Income Strategy Update: Investing Amid Inflation Concerns and Lower Yields
With global growth rebounding amid uncertainties over inflation and COVID-19 variants, investors may want to consider a somewhat more cautious and flexible approach when seeking a consistent yield.
The Bold Return to In-Person Conferences
Last week witnessed a bold adventure in in-person conferencing… and lessons in how to manage clients (and their portfolios) in an unprecedented market environment. But the memorable moment at the ENGAGE conference was David Kelly’s statement that bitcoin is a cult and not a currency.
Is Your Target-Date Fund Providing Enough Inflation Protection?
Inflation has been on the rise recently, raising concerns about long-run inflation and its impact on the spending power of those who can least afford it—investors approaching or already in retirement.
How Advisors Can Maximize After-Tax Returns
Frank Pape is the senior director, portfolio consulting for Russell Investments’ advisor and intermediary solutions business. In this interview, he discusses the latest research on how advisors can maximize the after-tax income for their clients.
The Metaverse: What Every Early-Stage Investor Needs to Know
You may not be familiar with the term metaverse, but if you’ve been a consumer of popular books, movies and video games over the past 30 years or so, you probably are aware of the concept.