Investments

Emerging Markets: Countries and Companies Matter

Published by: Charles Schwab

China and other emerging market countries represent significant investment opportunities. There are also a number of risks, including geopolitical risks, economic uncertainty, currency fluctuations, and a lack of open and regulated financial markets. The challenge for investors is how to efficiently access these markets.

How America Saves 2014: A report on Vanguard 2013 defined contribution plan data.

Published by: Vanguard

How America Saves is a valuable reference tool providing analysis of the saving and investing trends in DC plans at Vanguard. The report also offers insights into current issues affecting DC plans including: contribution trends, automatic plan features, use of target-date funds, and use of advice.

Better Participant Outcomes Through In-Plan Guaranteed Retirement Income

Published by: Prudential Retirement

With more than 7,000 plans now offering Prudential's in-plan guaranteed retirement income option, we conducted studies to determine how in-plan guaranteed retirement income options have impacted participants' preparedness for retirement and improved their retirement outcomes. This paper details the findings.

Lengthening the Investment Time Horizon

Published by: MFS

"Lengthening the investment time horizon" highlights the way in which investors are increasingly short term in their orientation, posits reasons for this, and argues that an investment arbitrage opportunity exists for differentiated performance when securities are held for longer time periods.

Beyond the headlines: Useful tools for expanding the flow of credit

Published by: BlueMountain Capital Management and Eqis Capital Management

Risk parity and the limits of leverage

Published by: Aon Hewitt EnnisKnupp

Come On In, the Water’s Fine!

Published by: Kleinwort Benson

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