Arnerich Massena’s second quarter 2017 MarketCast is available for viewing. In this MarketCast, senior research analyst Arthur Coyne, CFA, discusses global economic trends and events over the second quarter and first half of the year. To view the MarketCast, visit http://arnerichmassena.com/about/investment-research.htm.
A recent survey from J.P. Morgan reveals that workers under the age of 30 want their employer to make financial decisions about their retirement savings! According to the survey, 69 percent of this younger group identify themselves as “do-it-for-me” investors, compared with 56 percent of those over age 30. And a whopping 82 percent want their employer to actually make their investment decisions for them (versus 73% for those over age 30)! Read more
The Federal Reserve has some plans for the coming year. In addition to the possibility of more rate hikes, The Fed is considering a start to unwinding the $4.5 trillion in bonds on the central bank’s balance sheet. In the March meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee, officials stated that the unwind is likely to begin this year, although no details about when or how were addressed. Read more
Arnerich Massena’s first quarter 2017 WebReport Market Update is available for viewing. In this WebReport, senior research analyst Arthur Coyne, CFA, provides a recap of the first quarter of 2017, covering domestic and global economic trends and events. Read more
Arnerich Massena’s fourth quarter 2016 WebReport Market Update is available for viewing. In this WebReport, senior research analyst Arthur Coyne, CFA, provides a recap of the fourth quarter of 2016, covering domestic and global economic trends and events. Read more
Last year, we titled our end-of-year investment trends article, “Tipping the Apple Cart: Investment trends to watch for in 2016.” This year, the apple cart has tipped, flipped, and fully overturned. Change is happening faster than ever, and with the election of Donald Trump as President, we are likely to see a great deal more of it this coming year.
Here we explore a few of the trends we are watching for in 2017. As always, a trend does not equate with a smart investment; we offer these predictions not as investment recommendations, but as an interesting look into the cultural and political changes that may affect the investment environment for everyone. Read more
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If you haven’t visited Arnerich Massena’s research library in a while, consider putting it on your to-do list when you have a bit of time. You may find some information gems among this research treasure trove. At Arnerich Massena, we believe in empowering investors, and we work to provide interesting, timely, and relevant information. Our white paper research offers in-depth looks at a range of investment and industry topics.
Following a historic election battle, the United States has selected Donald J. Trump as its 45th President. How will this decision impact global markets going forward, and what effects might we see here at home? Read more
Arnerich Massena’s third quarter 2016 WebReport Market Update is available for viewing. In this WebReport, senior research analyst Arthur Coyne, CFA, provides a recap of the third quarter of 2016, covering domestic and global economic trends and events. To view the 3Q16 WebReport Market Update, visit http://arnerichmassena.com/about/investment-research.htm.
The yield on global investment grade bonds has recently touched an all-time low of 1.1%, with over 30% of the world’s government bonds paradoxically trading at yields below zero.1 Read more