Coronavirus update: Hold the Line

Meghan Shue |
Wilmington Wire
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February 3, 2020 — The novel coronavirus originating from the populous city of Wuhan, China, continues to progress, with still-unclear implications for global economies and markets. Since our Wilmington Wire post last week discussing the topic, the number of reported cases globally has more than quadrupled to 17,489 across 24 different countries, with 362 deaths reported, at the time of writing. All but one of these deaths has occurred in China.

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Digital, data, and debt disruption

Tony Roth |
Investment Management
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In our 2019 forecast for markets, economies, and portfolios we cover: Horizontal digitization of technology across economic sectors; labor productivity’s race against the clock; and rates and the global debt super cycle.Twenty years ago, MSCI and S&P Dow Jones indices developed the Global Industry Classification Standard and defined sectors and industries for the equities market more or less as we know them today.

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Investing Ethically, Sustainably, and with Impact —an Introduction

Brandon Alderson, CFA |
Investment Management
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March 16, 2018 – There is a growing number of values-based, sustainable, and impact strategies available to U.S. investors. The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment (USSIF) estimates that such strategies already account for over $8 trillion in assets under management, up 33% from 2014.  In Wilmington Trust’s Manager Research Group, we have selected several such strategies for our approved list and are researching additional candidates.

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