Investment Insights

To help you stay informed, we regularly provide updates on the global economy and capital markets, and share our current view of how certain investment trends may impact your portfolio moving forward. Get our latest views on the global economy and how we see the current situation impacting the investment climate.

Fall 2018: Rise of the Global Consumer: Preparing for the Road Ahead

by John R. "Jack" Hooper, CEO and Chief Investment Officer Key Takeaways: Consumer spending, long a driver of the global economy, is undergoing sweeping change. From the United States to China, a shift in the way people spend money is underway and its impact on the world's economy could be…

Fall 2015: Growing & Protecting Wealth in a Lower-Return World

by John R. Hooper, President & CEO While maintaining a diversified portfolio may have gone out of fashion this past year as U. S. stocks soared to record highs, it appears this time-tested approach to creating wealth and achieving important goals may be coming back in style as investors look…