20 02, 2019

Vanguard Dramatically Cuts its Expected Rate of Return

By | 2019-02-20T12:35:00+00:00 February 20th, 2019|Investment|

Vanguard dramatically cuts its expected rate of return for the stock market over the next decade The stock market won't keep returning the kinds of yearly gains investors have gotten used to, according to Vanguard's Greg Davis. "Our expectations around U.S. equity markets is for about a 5 percent median, annualized return," says the fund

19 10, 2018

China posts record trade surplus with the US in September

By | 2018-10-19T13:07:31+00:00 October 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|

China posts record trade surplus with the US in September, Beijing says China recorded a record trade surplus of $34.13 billion with the U.S. in September amid intense trade tensions between the world's two largest economies. Economists say strong Chinese export data recently is due to exporters benefiting from increased orders before U.S. tariffs hit,

30 07, 2018

A storm is brewing in the US economy

By | 2018-10-19T13:10:22+00:00 July 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|

A storm is brewing’ in the US economy, says economist Diane Swonk Even if there isn’t a full-blown trade war, the uncertainty surrounding tariffs can hurt the U.S. economy, says economist Diane Swonk. “If we are to continue to have this uncertainty then you have over time a corrosive effect that builds up in 2019

18 06, 2018

Signs of a Potential Market Crash

By | 2018-06-18T14:20:57+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|

The signs of a potential market crash are now appearing, asset manager warns Despite a generally sunny economic outlook, trouble may be lurking around the corner, according to one asset manager. Filia pointed to the increasing frequency of value-at-risk shocks, or swift market corrections, as an indication of fragility for global markets. Historic debt levels

3 05, 2018

The infrastructure moment

By | 2018-05-17T21:09:05+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|Investment|

Core infrastructure’s growing role in institutional portfolios As a new asset class, infrastructure has proved itself over the last decade, establishing a strong track record that highlights its potential to enhance returns and mitigate risk as part of a broader portfolio. Furthermore, the expected total return for private infrastructure is now greater than the expected