Annual Outlooks

2018 Real Assets Outlook

Economic growth has recently strengthened around the world, which has coincided with concerns over the prospect of higher inflation. Despite these concerns, economic data indicates that inflation remains stable near the Fed’s 2% target. We continue to believe investors should maintain long-term inflation protection in portfolios rather than reacting to shorter-term market narratives. Some highlights… More

May 2018

2018 Active Management Environment

In the 2018 Active Management Environment we continued to work towards a more comprehensive understanding of active manager behavior, and ways of using this knowledge to improve investment decision-making. Highlights of this year’s edition include: Our research indicates that active manager volatility relative to the benchmark tends to be persistent, on average, while active manager… More

February 2018