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—First Quarter 2019
Our portfolios generated strong performance for the first quarter, benefiting from the rebound in financial markets as they reversed much of the market downturns from fourth quarter 2018. The first quarter was a strong period for equities around the world. Bond markets and certain alternative strategies also performed well.
Commentary from Our Chief Investment Officer—First Quarter 2019 Review & Outlook
The market rebound was due more to a shift in Fed monetary policy than any meaningful improvements in the economic fundamentals. Our portfolios have exposure to a wide range of investments that will particularly benefit if global growth continues.