The combined impact of U.S. monetary and fiscal policy has created the core conundrum: How can core fixed-income investors meet their yield objectives while maintaining low tracking error to the Index, which has become approximately 75 percent concentrated in low-yielding government-related debt?
On the following pages, you will find some of Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management's highest-conviction ideas about the current economic and investment environment. The first section provides a timely view of the current environment from a thought leader. In the second section, thought leaders share their perspective of the current economic and investment landscape. Finally, in the third section, you will be able to visualize our ideas with a number of charts and tables.
By Clifford Stanton, CFA and J. Gibson Watson III, CIMA, Envestnet - Since the financial crisis of 2007 - 2008, advisors have spent a good deal of professional energy helping investors rebuild damaged portfolios. Along the way, virtually every piece of the investment process has been re-examined, from investment policy and risk management to portfolio construction. Clearly, the ability to craft institutional-grade portfolios for retail investors is critical for any advisor looking to differentiate in today's crowded marketplace. We suggest a number of construction guidelines that could lead to that desirable end.
1Q 2013 Market Insights from J.P. Morgan Asset Management
When meeting with a client to work through the Wealth Advisory Process, you are selling intangibles—trust, confidence, knowledge and experience. These are the qualities that help your client bond with you, stay with you during times of market uncertainty and build your business. This paper will offer you insights on how to position your services around intangibles that can address client needs.