Summit

The economic and geopolitical consequences of Mr Trump

There is no subject of more importance to investors than what Donald J. Trump will do with the powers of the US presidency. There are pluses and minuses of Trumponomics.

Niall Ferguson, The Hoover Institution0.50 CE Resources

Perspectives

Finology Summit 2017 - The winds of change - key takeouts

Finology Summit 2017 focused on how "The winds of change" are affecting how investors think and behave with respect to money, and how we can better to relate with them. Here are our key takeouts.

Will Jackson, PortfolioConstruction Forum Key Takeouts

Perspectives

Economic growth and equity market returns

This paper revisits the relationship between economic growth and equity market returns. Much of the literature has focused on the US so this analysis includes Australia and the UK, too.

Michael Furey, Delta Research & Advisory Research

Perspectives

Why Trump can't bully China

The US cannot "win" a trade war with China, and any victory will be Pyrrhic - leading to massive price increases in the low-cost stores on which many Americans rely.

Kenneth Rogoff, Harvard University Opinion

Perspectives

The 4th industrial revolution

We stand on the brink of a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way we live, work, and relate to one another. In the end, it all comes down to people and values.

Klaus Schwab, World Economic Forum Opinion

Perspectives

Tighter monetary conditions

The stage is set for an inevitable tightening in monetary conditions. The only questions are how soon, how much and with what consequences.

Dr Robert Gay, Fenwick Advisers Opinion

Perspectives

Markets Summit 2017 - The winds of change - key takeouts

Markets Summit 2017 delivered 20+ high conviction ideas on how the winds of change are affecting the outlook for economies and asset classes - and the implications for portfolios. Here are our key takeouts.

Will Jackson, PortfolioConstruction Forum Key Takeouts

Perspectives

Does political analysis matter when investing?

Should we just keep our heads down and treat political events as nothing more than noise? 2017 is going to be a year when politics does matter. In fact, it always has.

Jonathan Pain, The Pain Report Opinion

Perspectives

An unstable economic order?

The retreat of advanced economies from the global economy could have far-reaching consequences.

Mohamed El-Erian, Allianz Opinion

Perspectives

Tighter monetary conditions

The stage is set for an inevitable tightening in monetary conditions. The only questions are how soon, how much and with what consequences.

Dr Robert Gay, Fenwick Advisers Opinion

Perspectives

A two-dimensional risk tolerance assessment process

Beware using risk tolerance assessment tools that blend risk tolerance and risk capacity into a single result. The two need to be measured separately.

Michael Kitces, Pinnacle Advisory Group 2 commentsWhite paper

Perspectives

Research Roundtable International 2016 - key takeouts

Put 10 senior Australian fund analysts on an eight-day CE program to the west coast of the USA? Inevitably, the group debated their views on many issues.

Will Jackson, PortfolioConstruction Forum 2 commentsKey Takeouts