September 19, 2018— The past few months have been dominated by news flow on trade, but the U.S./China trade spat has stolen the most headlines and dominated market sentiment. Emerging market equities and the U.S. dollar have fluctuated in concert with U.S./China trade developments. (Harsher headlines have been accompanied by safe-haven flows to the U.S.
In the September issue of our monthly flagship publication, we feature: On the Record by Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth discusses how, despite the stock market’s continued positive performance, rising political and trade risks require a shift in portfolios. In Focus provides a look at growing levels of household debt—in particular, student loan debt—and what it indicates
A donor’s guide to the new law and how it affects charitable giving. Reviewing the changes to the law from the lens of tax-efficient giving, it’s clear that the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act created some philanthropic winners and losers for the next few years. With the elimination of the phase-out of itemized deductions,