Infrastructure Seeing Improved Cash Flow Visibility
In the latest Valuation of Infrastructure Assets, Portfolio Manager Shane Hurst discusses, among other topics, how the increasing speed of the vaccine rollout (especially in the developed world) led to improved visibility in cash flows from toll roads and freight rail, how the outlook for traffic on commuter rail and airports remains limited but is expected to improve through 2021 and how some renewables valuations became stretched after very strong performance in 2020.
Cryptocurrencies: What Investors Should Consider
TCW Analyst Adam August discusses how investors should think about cryptocurrencies as an investable asset, and how we consider their valuation in the current environment.
Q1: Stocks & Bitcoin Climb as NFTs, GameStop & SPACs Make Headlines
Despite the Dow gaining almost 8% and the strong performance of stocks so far in 2021, the most memorable moments of the first quarter might be the surge of GameStop, SPACs, Bitcoin, and NFTs. As we move into the second quarter, inflation will be a top concern and investors can likely expect more stimulus.
SPAC Issuance Spikes & SEC Issues Warning to Investors about Celebrity Endorsements
With parabolic issuance and celebrity endorsements from Shaq to Jay-Z, SPACs are one of the hottest topics in finance. According to Dealogic, SPACs have raised almost $85 billion so far this year, which comes out to 72% of all IPOs. Still, some advisors and the SEC are offering their own words of caution.
Rocket Companies Lists on the NYSE
Rocket Companies Lists on the New York Stock Exchange
Top Wells Fargo Advisor Outlines Institutional Trends
Joe Montgomery, Managing Director, Investments at The Optimal Service Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, shares trends he is hearing from institutional clients. The Barron's Top 100 Advsior also explains longevity risk and the democratization of investing.
Future-Proofing Business: A New View of Risk, Reward, and Impact
How to future-proof your portfolio against climate change and other future risks? Jim Pass, Head of Project Finance, joins a panel discussion in Davos 2020 on important sustainability issues for long-term investors.
Macro Themes for 2020
Brian Smedley, Head of Macroeconomic and Investment Research, discusses major trends likely to shape monetary policy and investment performance this year. Read our top 10 macroeconomic themes for 2020.
The Coronavirus Threatens the Global Economy
Scott Minerd, Chairman of Investments and Global CIO, joined CNBC’s Fast Money to discuss his market and economic outlook, including the potential impact of the coronavirus. Read Global CIO Outlook: “Peace for Our Time”
Climate Change Is Reshaping the Investment Landscape
From Davos, Scott Minerd, Chairman of Investments and Global CIO, talks with Yahoo Finance about the need to develop free market incentives to manage climate change. Read Global CIO Outlook: For a Sustainable Future, Measure Economic Impact Not Output