Insights

    Sep 7, 2017

Municipal Bonds: The Case for Active Management

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We believe prudent financial advisors recognize the need today for professional, active management in the municipal bond market. In the past, many financial advisors...

    Aug 31, 2017

European Strength Continues

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When the year began, political risks were concentrated in Europe, economic growth was expected to accelerate in the United States, and the U.S. dollar traded near 15-year highs.

    Aug 29, 2017

Will the Real Min Vol Please Stand Up?

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It would be perfectly understandable if market volatility followed the anguished and uncertain headline news from around the world. Despite some recent, short-lived spikes...

    Aug 25, 2017

MLPs: When Energy Sentiment Goes down the Pipe(line)

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Despite being in the energy business, commodity prices are not the primary driver of MLP fundamentals...

    Aug 15, 2017

Equity Markets Resume Their Upward Trek

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Global markets began the month slowly, as the European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan started taking a more...

    Aug 14, 2017

Tech Is the New Macro: Impacting All Three Components of Return on Equity

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Technology is positive for all three return on equity (ROE) components...

    Aug 8, 2017

Large Cap Growth’s Resurgence Driven by Stronger Fundamentals

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Large cap growth stocks, as measured by the Russell 1000 Growth Index...

    Aug 7, 2017

Look Beyond U.S. Large-Cap Equities

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The global economy continues to strengthen, as many countries and regions have shown improvement. For instance, the European recovery appears to be well on track...