Expect a Roller-Coaster With Split Government — Andrew Friedman

Posted by Linda Corman, guest contributor on Apr 9, 2019 3:39:35 PM

The newly split government is not likely to produce any significant legislation, but it will probably fuel heightened volatility in the markets, according to Andrew Friedman, founder and principal of The Washington Update. Friedman was a key speaker at Investments & Wealth Institute’s recent Investment Advisor Forum.

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Topics: investments, economics

Lowered Returns Demand Lowered Expectations — Richard Marston

Posted by Linda Corman, guest contributor on Apr 3, 2019 3:12:13 PM

The robust returns of the postwar decades are history and alternative investments can’t make up the difference, so investors need to adjust to a new world of lower returns, according to Richard Marston, a finance professor at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Marston was a principal speaker at Investments & Wealth Institute’s recent Investment Advisor Forum.

Spending plans for retirement and endowments up until recently have been based on returns attained in the five...

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Topics: investments, wealth, retirement

The Healthy Tortoise Economy Will Amble On — David Kelly

Posted by Linda Corman, guest contributor on Mar 26, 2019 6:30:00 AM

Although global growth will slow in the coming year, what is already the longest expansion ever will continue, according to David Kelly, chief global strategist and head of the Global Market Insights Strategy Team for J.P. Morgan Asset Management. Kelly was a principal speaker at Investments & Wealth Institute’s recent Investment Advisor Forum.

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Topics: retirement, retire

Making Cobots Your Allies — Malcolm Frank

Posted by Linda Corman, guest contributor on Mar 21, 2019 3:57:04 PM

Artificial intelligence has staggering capabilities already, and, as astounding as they are, they are going to increase exponentially in the next few years.

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Topics: investments, economy, A.I.

What to Expect From Annual Conference Experience—ACE

Posted by Communications Staff on Mar 15, 2019 1:41:20 PM

More than 1,500 advisors from across the nation will gather for the Investments & Wealth Institute 2019 Annual Conference Experience—ACE, May 5–8, 2019, at the ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. This industry-acclaimed conference is packed with investment and wealth management thought leaders and includes numerous industry experts and innovators. This year’s conference will feature seven general sessions led by:

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Topics: investments

The Role of Role Models: Inspiring a More Gender-Balanced Culture

 Originally published here by SPDRS.COM.

International Women's Day is celebrated annually, today, on March 8. In celebration and support of International Women's Day the Investments & Wealth Institute is proud to have Brie P. WilliamsVice President of State Street Global Advisors and Head of Practice Management for the Global SPDR Business as a guest blogger on this important topic. 

Anniversaries have a way of reminding us about what and who we truly value in our lives. With...

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