Viewpoints http://wealthmanagement.com/taxonomy/term/41902/more en Holding Back the Year? http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/holding-back-year <div class="field-deck"> If you are just 'tuning in' now, the question is why someone should read this blog instead of the many other choices out there. Here's the pitch. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">VIEWPOINTS: Matthias Paul Kuhlmey, Partner and Head of Global Investment Solutions (GIS), HighTower Advisors; If you are just 'tuning in' now, the question is why someone should read this blog instead of the many other choices out there. Here's the pitch.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/holding-back-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/holding-back-year#comments Strategies Viewpoints Equities Investment Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:18:00 +0000 954681 at http://wealthmanagement.com Jarin13/iStock/Thinkstock Canary in the Coalmine http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/canary-coalmine <div class="field-deck"> Now is the time for investors to adopt a rigorous financial planning framework, recognize the relationship between risk and reward, and adhere to a standard of global diversification. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">VIEWPOINTS: Matthias Paul Kuhlmey, Partner and Head of Global Investment Solutions (GIS), HighTower Advisors; Now is the time for investors to adapt a rigorous financial planning framework, recognize the relationship between risk and reward, and adhere to a standard of global diversification.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/canary-coalmine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/canary-coalmine#comments Viewpoints Investment Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:37:00 +0000 950501 at http://wealthmanagement.com TomasSereda/iStock/Thinkstock Bulltrap Made in China http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/bulltrap-made-china <div class="field-deck"> Not unusual (or entirely exclusive to China) since the passing of the recent Global Financial Crisis, stocks continue to portray a significant disconnect between the real and financial economy. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">VIEWPOINTS: Matthias Paul Kuhlmey, Partner and Head of Global Investment Solutions (GIS), HighTower Advisors; Not unusual (or entirely exclusive to China) since the passing of the recent Global Financial Crisis, stocks continue to portray a significant disconnect between the real and financial economy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/bulltrap-made-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/bulltrap-made-china#comments Viewpoints Equities Investment Thu, 16 Jul 2015 15:08:00 +0000 945471 at http://wealthmanagement.com Ingram Publishing/iStock/Thinkstock Playing Defense with a Chance to Score http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/playing-defense-chance-score <div class="field-deck"> With an increasing abundance of market uncertainty, defined outcome strategies can provide the comfort and relative safety that financial professionals and their clients increasingly seek. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">VIEWPOINTS: Joseph Halpern, CEO, Exceed Investments; With an increasing abundance of market uncertainty, defined outcome strategies can provide the comfort and relative safety that financial professionals and their clients increasingly seek.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/playing-defense-chance-score" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/playing-defense-chance-score#comments Viewpoints Equities Asset Management Investment Mon, 13 Jul 2015 14:52:00 +0000 942431 at http://wealthmanagement.com Oez/iStock/Thinkstock Spirits of a Material World http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/spirits-material-world <div class="field-deck"> The European showdown is back on and, as much as opinions are divided, we have to recognize that issues related to Greece are symptomatic of the deep-rooted flaws of Europe’s united economy (EU) and especially its monetary union (EMU). </div> <div class="node-body article-body">VIEWPOINTS: Matthias Paul Kuhlmey, Partner and Head of Global Investment Solutions (GIS), HighTower Advisors; The European showdown is back on and, as much as opinions are divided, we have to recognize that issues related to Greece are symptomatic of the deep-rooted flaws of Europe’s united economy (EU) and especially its monetary union (EMU).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/spirits-material-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/spirits-material-world#comments Viewpoints Investment Fri, 10 Jul 2015 15:22:00 +0000 940821 at http://wealthmanagement.com Stephan Bock/iStock/Thinkstock Social Club http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/social-club <div class="field-deck"> With so many different management approaches, the most sensible engagement with social investing is to first decide what aspects are most important on an individual basis, and then attempt to express this point of view via given options. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">VIEWPOINTS: Matthias Paul Kuhlmey, Partner and Head of Global Investment Solutions (GIS), HighTower Advisors; With so many different management approaches, the most sensible engagement with social investing is to first decide what aspects are most important on an individual basis, and then attempt to express this point of view via given options. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/social-club" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/social-club#comments Alternative Investments Viewpoints Viewpoints Investment Mon, 06 Jul 2015 14:19:00 +0000 937731 at http://wealthmanagement.com GetUpStudio/iStock/Thinkstock You Spin Me Right Round http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/you-spin-me-right-round <div class="field-deck"> Full circle: Given our reflections on global debt and leverage, there are tactical and strategic approaches to investing that can be taken. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">VIEWPOINTS: Matthias Paul Kuhlmey, Partner and Head of Global Investment Solutions (GIS), HighTower Advisors; Full circle: Given our reflections on global debt and leverage, there are tactical and strategic approaches to investing that can be taken.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/you-spin-me-right-round" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/you-spin-me-right-round#comments Strategies Viewpoints Investment Thu, 25 Jun 2015 18:49:00 +0000 930771 at http://wealthmanagement.com DanBujoreanu/iStock/Thinkstock International Investing Doesn’t Have to be a Tax Burden http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/international-investing-doesn-t-have-be-tax-burden <div class="field-deck"> Investing internationally may help clients benefit from diversification–a tax-managed strategy may also be beneficial. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">VIEWPOINTS: Sam Pittman, Head of Asset Allocation, Private Client Services, Russell Investments; Investing internationally may help clients benefit from diversification–a tax-managed strategy may also be beneficial.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/international-investing-doesn-t-have-be-tax-burden" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/international-investing-doesn-t-have-be-tax-burden#comments Strategies Viewpoints Viewpoints Mutual Funds Thu, 25 Jun 2015 15:20:00 +0000 930461 at http://wealthmanagement.com Comstock/Stockbyte/Thinkstock Old Medicine in New Bottles http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/old-medicine-new-bottles <div class="field-deck"> For now, an investment in Japanese equities offers an attractive relative-value opportunity, especially with other developed markets topping out from a valuation perspective. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">VIEWPOINTS: Matthias Paul Kuhlmey, Partner and Head of Global Investment Solutions (GIS), HighTower Advisors; For now, an investment in Japanese equities offers an attractive relative-value opportunity, especially with other developed markets topping out from a valuation perspective.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/old-medicine-new-bottles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/old-medicine-new-bottles#comments Viewpoints Investment Fri, 19 Jun 2015 14:46:00 +0000 926601 at http://wealthmanagement.com moodboard/Thinkstock APEX 2015: An Unobstructed View http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/apex-2015-unobstructed-view <div class="node-body article-body">VIEWPOINTS: Matthias Paul Kuhlmey, Partner and Head of Global Investment Solutions (GIS), HighTower Advisors;The power of collective wisdom may easily outstrip a “professional house view."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/apex-2015-unobstructed-view" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/apex-2015-unobstructed-view#comments Viewpoints Equities Fri, 12 Jun 2015 14:07:00 +0000 921941 at http://wealthmanagement.com