Portfolio Insights

Does ESG Investing Reduce your Expected Returns?

Many investors today are increasingly looking at more than just risk and return in their portfolios – they are also hoping to make a positive “impact” with their investment dollars. This has led to an explosion…
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Here’s a Little T.I.P. for You

Everything, they say, has its price. Well perhaps not family, love or friendship but certainly most things do! And it turns out that even money itself has a price – and we refer to that price…
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Welcome Back Volatility, Our Old Friend

Well that was exciting! Until this month’s ~10% “correction” in world equity markets, volatility had fallen so far below historical averages that stock market movements had almost begun to resemble the relative tranquility of fixed income…
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Do Bonds Make Sense in a Rising Rate Environment*?

You may have noticed that interest rates around the world have generally moved higher over the last few months. Predictably, this has encouraged certain investment “gurus” to issue increasingly vocal warnings to fixed income investors to…
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What is the Difference Between Gambling and Investing?

Most investors instinctively know that investing and gambling are not the same thing. At the same time, they may find it difficult to articulate exactly why they are different. They are both often considered in a…
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