Insight Blog

First Quarter 2017 Market Review

The buoyant mood that pushed stocks higher through year-end 2016 continued into the first quarter as signs of an improving global economy continued to mount. Stock indexes were up across the board. Emerging-market stocks were the star performers.

First Quarter 2017 Investment Commentary

As we discuss in this quarter’s commentary, a quick survey of the economic landscape suggests the environment should remain supportive of stocks and other risk assets, at least over the next six to 12 months or so.

Private Equity Real Estate Update

We are always comparing investment opportunities. While we believe prospective returns in specific private real estate investments are lower than in the past, we also believe they continue to stand out compared to what we expect from stocks and bonds over our investment decision horizon.

Prudent Investing: Keep Calm and Carry On

The temptation to take action during times of heightened uncertainty can lead to poor investment decisions. In this article, we share a few things investors can do to help instill a long-term mindset.