Volatility roared back in the first half of 2018, offering a powerful reminder of the impact that swings in the market can have on investors’ portfolios. Building a well-diversified portfolio can help investors navigate volatility to avoid extreme losses. Gain insight from CIO Mike Kelly and Dr. Vinay Nair of 55ip on how alternatives can help diversify a portfolio and how investors can find the right alternatives to meet their goals.
The low-yield environment may limit the return potential of traditional fixed income portfolios, while downside risks could be substantial should interest rates rise. However, there is a broad $6.5 trillion opportunity beyond core fixed income that may generate an attractive level of income and help manage interest rate risk and portfolio volatility.
Sustained above-trend growth raises the risk of meaningfully higher volatility, something which has already caught investors by surprise in 2018. What factors are causing positive momentum and are they set to continue?
Energy investing means expecting – and even exploiting – volatility. Knowing how to take advantage of opportunities across energy market cycles can help investors meet their long-term goals. CIO Mike Kelly explains how to make the most of volatility.
For the second time in only a few months, a major voting decision has delivered an unexpected result. The victory of Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential election was largely unexpected and, following the old adage that “markets don’t like uncertainty,” may cause a global spike in volatility.