Viewpoints en The Human Condition <div class="node-body article-body">The human condition is a peculiar thing, as we like to rely on habits (if not rituals) to make day-to-day life easier.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Markets Viewpoints Equities Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:25:00 +0000 1328161 at Copyright Andrew Burton, Getty Images Emerging Markets: Developing Nicely <div class="field-byline"> Richard Dunbar </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the aftermath of Brexit, investors are parking their investments as far away from the the United Kingdom as possible, focusing instead on emerging markets.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Markets Viewpoints Equities Tue, 20 Sep 2016 14:47:00 +0000 1327931 at Year of the Comeback? Portfolio Diversifiers Rally in First Half of 2016 <div class="field-byline"> Mike Smith </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For many of those investors who lean towards global diversification, it has been a challenging time. But so far in 2016, the trend is looking good for asset segments beyond stocks and bonds.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Viewpoints Equities Asset Management Tue, 20 Sep 2016 14:26:00 +0000 1327791 at Roz Woodward/Photodisc/Thinkstock Closed-End Funds: A Passport to Global Assets <div class="field-byline"> Bev Hendry </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Closed-end funds can make it easier for investors to access less liquid markets and individual countries.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Viewpoints Mutual Funds Asset Management Tue, 13 Sep 2016 15:57:00 +0000 1318311 at Copyright China Photos, Getty Images Brexit Revisited <div class="field-byline"> Ryan Nauman </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The much anticipated Brexit referendum is now in our rearview mirror, but the uncertainty is far from over.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Viewpoints Equities Tue, 13 Sep 2016 15:32:00 +0000 1318291 at <p>A calming influence on the markets.</p> Copyright Christopher Furlong, Getty Images Hey Big Spenders, Warren Buffett May Have His Eye on You <div class="field-byline"> Gillian Tan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Coke and confections may or may not power the Oracle of Omaha to the century mark. But in the meantime, Buffett is already preparing Berkshire Hathway for the time when he is no longer at the helm, including choosing a successor.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Industry People Viewpoints High Net Worth Tue, 13 Sep 2016 14:40:00 +0000 1318081 at Copyright Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images The Thing With the Tide and All Boats <div class="node-body article-body">Central bank policies may be sending real estate past the lofty targets set by the equity market.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Viewpoints Real Estate Equities Asset Management Wed, 07 Sep 2016 15:28:00 +0000 1310121 at Your Portfolio's Carbon Footprint May Be Smaller Than You Think <div class="field-byline"> Linda-Eling Lee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Companies are typically not willing to reveal the extent of their carbon emissions. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Viewpoints Equities Tue, 06 Sep 2016 17:57:00 +0000 1308761 at Copyright George Frey, Getty Images Financial Risk Is Worse When You Can’t See It <div class="field-byline"> Mark Buchanan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Financial crises are becoming more frequent as markets and the rules that govern them grow ever more complex. New research suggests that this is no coincidence -- and that a simpler system would be a lot more resilient.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Industry Markets Viewpoints Equities Tue, 06 Sep 2016 14:49:00 +0000 1308261 at Copyright Adrian Marrell, Getty Images Why Growth Trumps Yield in Dividend Investing <div class="field-byline"> Michael Allison </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dividend-paying stocks with the highest yields have not been the best performers. Rather, high-quality companies that sustain and grow dividends over time deliver better returns. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Viewpoints Equities Wed, 31 Aug 2016 15:16:00 +0000 1302311 at