This investment insight delves into sustainable investing and how it is changing the way investors invest, as well as having a measurable impact on society and our planet. Sustainable investing began a long time ago, but the recent movement began in the 1960s and its popularity has soared over the past few years—38% hike in assets since 2016 alone.
In the December issue of our monthly flagship publication, we feature As Trade Goes, So Go the Markets in On the Record.Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth discusses how much of a hold the U.S.-China trade negotiations have on the markets right now.He explains how investors remain completely transfixed with the ebbs and flows of the U.S.-China trade negotiations to the point where headlines are the difference between an up versus a down day for the markets.
Our 2020 forecast discusses the interplay of productivity, populism, and portfolios. We look at solving the productivity puzzle.We discuss productivity driving populism.Our forecast also looks at testing the limits of policy.Investing is a data-driven process. We comb through economic and market information and use the data as clues that help lead us to a prudent investment strategy.