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Cerulli: OCIO assets expected to reach $1.7 trillion by 2023

A recent white paper from Cerulli Associates and BlackRock estimates that institutional assets managed by outsourced chief investment officers was about $1.1 trillion at the end of 2018 and expects that figure to grow to $1.7 trillion over the next five years.

Quant manager offers some bracket advice

In his annual blog post on building a competitive NCAA March Madness bracket, chief investment officer John Riddle, CFA, of Denver-based quant firm 361 Capital offers research and advice on what is best in life: to defeat your co-workers and see their brackets driven before you.

69% of active funds miss broad market in 2018

Topping the broad U.S. equity market has become more elusive in recent years. In 2018, about 69% of all U.S. active equity funds failed to outperform the S&P 1500 index, their fourth-worst showing since 2001.

Global GDP expected to slow in 2019 and 2020

In its latest report, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development projects the world's real GDP year-over-year growth will be 3.3% in 2019, down from 3.6% in 2018.

End-to-end carbon footprints

The carbon footprint of a company's product derived by the end user is often overlooked. In industry parlance it's known as carbon scope.

Boeing DC participants take hit on stock drop

Shares of Boeing fell about 7.8% by midday Tuesday after the second crash of one of its 737 Max 8 jetliners spooked customers, carriers and regulators of the plane from flying it.

Oil capex cools

U.S. oil and gas companies took their collective foot off the accelerator in 2018 in terms of capital expenditures. The companies spent about $7.4 billion in 2018 on a cap-weighted average basis, about half of what they spent five years earlier.

How far we have come

March 9 marks the 10-year anniversary of the market’s bottom during the global financial crisis. U.S equities, measured here by the Russell 3000 Total Return index, fell as far as 55.7% from its previous high.

Wages and savings lag unemployment

With U.S. unemployment at record lows, wage growth has been slow to follow and has only recently returned to precrisis levels.

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Cerulli: OCIO assets expected to reach $1.7 trillion by 2023

A recent white paper from Cerulli Associates and BlackRock estimates that institutional assets managed by outsourced chief investment officers was about $1.1 trillion at the end of 2018 and expects that figure to grow to $1.7 trillion over the next five years.

Charts

Quant manager offers some bracket advice

In his annual blog post on building a competitive NCAA March Madness bracket, chief investment officer John Riddle, CFA, of Denver-based quant firm 361 Capital offers research and advice on what is best in life: to defeat your co-workers and see their brackets driven before you.

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69% of active funds miss broad market in 2018

Topping the broad U.S. equity market has become more elusive in recent years. In 2018, about 69% of all U.S. active equity funds failed to outperform the S&P 1500 index, their fourth-worst showing since 2001.

Charts

End-to-end carbon footprints

The carbon footprint of a company's product derived by the end user is often overlooked. In industry parlance it's known as carbon scope.

Charts

Oil capex cools

U.S. oil and gas companies took their collective foot off the accelerator in 2018 in terms of capital expenditures. The companies spent about $7.4 billion in 2018 on a cap-weighted average basis, about half of what they spent five years earlier.

Charts

How far we have come

March 9 marks the 10-year anniversary of the market’s bottom during the global financial crisis. U.S equities, measured here by the Russell 3000 Total Return index, fell as far as 55.7% from its previous high.