The global economy is set to slow this year, as regions begin to converge after years of divergence.
If institutional money managers had a tough time being profitable in 2018, this year could be even harder.
Defined contribution plans will build upon and enhance plan design and investment menus in 2019.
Asian stocks and bonds, battered as U.S. stocks surged for most of 2018, should attract the attention of value investors in 2019.
Hedge fund managers predict a better investment environment in 2019, thanks to a return to normal volatility.
Good times will continue to roll in private equity and credit, but trade wars and other macroeconomic factors could dampen transactions.
Asset managers are going to be haunted by depressed margins in 2019 as the cost of regulation puts a permanent squeeze on business.
Geopolitics will continue to occupy investors' minds this year with trade wars, the U.K.'s exit from the European Union and a number of political elections on the shortlist of concerns.
Real estate and infrastructure are expected to remain the most popular of all the real asset sectors in 2019.
Federal Reserve monetary policy faces uncertainty in 2019, but 2020 elections could advance infrastructure investing ideas.
Some bipartisan ideas on retirement security could emerge in 2019, but gridlock is likely for other issues.
Many managers have private equity and credit, but increasingly credit is playing a bigger role in their businesses.
Competition for investment management talent could hurt margins at money managers.
Money managers expect 2019 will be a year for caution when it comes to asset exposures.
Money management executives are not expecting a recession in the next 12 months.