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.
Commentary from Our CIO—Second Quarter 2021
Global stock markets continued to surge in the second quarter. In our assessment of the macroeconomic backdrop and outlook, we continue to expect a strong global economic recovery over at least the next 12 months. In this quarterly commentary, our Chief Investment Officer, Jeremy DeGroot, reviews the current reasoning for our portfolio positioning, outlook on inflation, and forward-looking scenario analysis on the broader economy and markets.
Research Update: Increased Return Expectations for U.S. Stocks
As the economy and financial markets continue their recovery from the pandemic’s impact, our recent analysis resulted in improved expected returns for U.S. stocks. In this post we summarize our analysis and why we think an increased allocation to U.S. equities could benefit the risk-adjusted return profile of our portfolios.
Advisor Q&A: Tax Planning and the American Families Plan with Senior Advisor Chris Wheaton
The American Families Plan was recently released by President Joe Biden and includes many of the provisions outlined during his campaign. We asked Litman Gregory Senior Advisor, Chris Wheaton, to answer some questions about key proposed tax law changes, and related tax planning ideas for our clients to consider in 2021 and beyond.