Controlling the Curve
Today I want to discuss an arcane-sounding but incredibly important term you need to know: Yield Curve Control. Several central banks are already using it and I see a strong possibility the Fed will join them. But first we must again consider the Gripping Hand.
A Taxing Subject: Tax Implications for US Investors Under Biden
Changes in government inevitably bring new priorities and policies, one being the area of taxes. Fiduciary Trust International Managing Director Craig Richards examines possible tax implications for individuals under President Joe Biden’s new administration.
Is Diversification Dead?
Over the last dozen years, investors holding the classic US 60/40 portfolio were substantially better off than their diversified peers, yet now is not the time to abandon diversification and diversifying asset classes. We believe it is imprudent to trust that escalation in valuations will continue unabated into the next decade...
An Analysis of SPACs and What to Look for in 2021
With a record high number of SPAC IPOs and the success of some well-documented investments with triple digit returns, investors and advisors might be interested in evaluating a potential allocation to their portfolios. In this article I focus on a few basic criteria of the best-performing SPACs and tips on how to perform your own analysis.
J O Hambro Capital Management 2021 Outlook - Better Times Ahead?
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Corporate Emerging Market Debt Poised to Shine in 2021
A nascent global recovery presents both risks and opportunities for fixed income investors. Portfolio Manager Teresa Kong, CFA, discusses why China dominates the universe for EM debt and why Asia may outperform the rest of EM for the foreseeable future.
Luck, Skill and Their Role in Passive Fund Returns
Investors may choose a passive fund because they don’t believe they can distinguish between luck and skill among active fund managers. But new research shows that the issue of luck and skill plays an important role in passive fund returns too.