Litman Gregory Chief Investment Officer Jeremy DeGroot and senior research analysts Jack Chee and Jason Steuerwalt were recently featured in CityWire USA Magazine’s cover story Competitive Edge. In the article, they share our research team’s ongoing due diligence approach and discuss what it takes for a manager to be selected for our portfolios.
“Managers hoping to land a spot on Litman Gregory’s recommended list need a clear edge on the competition.”
Read the full story by CityWire Magazine.
Interested in learning more about our research team’s manager selection process?
Read our Selecting Fund Managers blog post.
Investment Key Takeaways—Year-End 2020
Very few (if any) market observers would have predicted a strong market outcome in early 2020, with pandemic fears rampant and the global economy falling off a cliff. But global stocks ended the year at all-time highs with a 16% gain. At Litman Gregory, we “stayed the course” during the volatility, and it proved prescient once again. In this post, we summarize key takeaways from our full year-end investment commentary, offering an overview of financial market performance and our outlook for the months ahead.
Commentary from Our CIO—Year-End 2020
In this year-end commentary, CIO Jeremy DeGroot reflects on the recent challenging and turbulent year and lays out our investment outlook for 2021 and beyond. The strong full-year market returns masked the incredible volatility and stress investors faced earlier in the year. While many risks remain, the early stages of vaccine distributions and economic stimulus are providing a light at the end of the tunnel.
Alice Lowenstein Earns CSRIC™, Sustainable, Responsible & Impact Investing Designation
We are pleased to share that Managing Director Alice Lowenstein has obtained the Chartered SRI Counselor designation, the first major financial credential dedicated specifically to sustainable, responsible and impact investing. This designation demonstrates Alice’s knowledge of SRI principles and best practices.