The Great Recession of 2008 spun the labor market into one of the most distressing phases in American history. With job losses soaring, unemployment increased to near post-war highs. Since then, labor market recovery has been sluggish, often indicating a disappointing economic landscape. This month, we discuss five notable commentaries that address the March jobs […]
In the September 2014 Thought Leadership Insights blog, we focused on thought leaders’ responses to the Fed’s ambiguity concerning the future of quantitative easing. Asset management firms closely followed the Fed’s signals this month, with a significant amount of predictive and reactive commentaries surrounding the FOMC’s March 18-19 meeting. This month, we revisit the issue […]
February was wrought with valuation fluctuations in both the U.S. and overseas. In the past six months, turmoil has riddled the ruble; the euro declined to a nine-year low; the franc dropped its euro cap; and the yen slid downward, while the dollar crept upward. In the last month many asset management firms addressed the […]
The end of 2014 was wrought with uncertainty both at home and abroad, from nationwide domestic protests about race and policing, to worldwide dwindling energy prices, inflation limbo, and the Federal Reserve’s signals about interest rates. These conditions left many investors and advisors seeking answers. Many asset management firms offer projection reports to help readers navigate the multitude of investment options available to them given these unique circumstances.
Oil was once again a hot topic amongst investors and advisors alike as prices fell to the lowest point in years. There are, of course, many underlying factors that drive this market momentum, as well as myriad benefits, drawbacks and opportunities for various actors across the globe. This month we found five pieces that pay particular attention to the topic:
As the Federal Reserve’s quantitative easing program comes to an end this month, strong trends in U.S. economic growth will likely lead the Fed to raise interest rates, in keeping with its long-standing plans. Meanwhile, central banks in Europe and Asia will consider the opposite approach in response to lagging growth, and move to expand their easing programs in an effort to stimulate growth. Investors and advisors alike need to consider how these changing monetary policies may or may not affect the investing climate at home and abroad, so this month we highlight five thought leadership commentaries that explore this divide.
As the Federal Reserve draws closer to the final stages of its QE tapering process, asset managers are increasingly curious about how their funds may be impacted by higher interest rates and changing market conditions. This month, we encountered five thought pieces that seek to understand the Federal Reserve’s role in the marketplace and examine […]
Corporate Insight is proud to announce the release of our latest study, Transcending the Human Touch: Onboarding and Product Strategy for Automated Investment Advice. The study will examine the strategies and best practices for new client onboarding and delivering online advice with little or no human touch. Five Examples of Strategy Questions the Study Addresses: How […]
Fund Thought Leadership Insights is a monthly blog series highlighting the best commentaries and expert analysis pieces released by leading asset management firms. For a full archive of past articles, click here. Our June 2014 Advisor Monitor report focuses on firms’ risk management resources, which feature a diverse array of insights and tools. This month, […]
Fund Thought Leadership Insights is a monthly blog series highlighting the best commentaries and expert analysis pieces released by leading asset management firms. For a full archive of past articles, click here.
With the stock market’s bull market reaching the five year mark, many asset managers have turned their attention to discussions of the market’s future. Here, we highlight April’s top five bull market-focused thought leadership pieces: