America Is Changing. Are Advisors Ready?
Big shifts in the U.S. population will challenge advisors’ assumptions about planning and may well lead to a change in the demographics of their clients.
‘It’s Exactly the Right Time to Buy’: Research Affiliates’ Brightman
CIO of Research Affiliates says that recent market volatility presents opportunities for investors, but argues for truly diversified portfolios.
Research Affiliates Screens for Smart vs. Dumb Dividends
The investment firm says its dividend strategy adds 2% per year by picking "cherries" and screening out "lemons."
‘No One Should Expect Returns of 5%’: Research Affiliates
At Research Affiliates’ event, Chris Brightman calls for advisors to lower client expectations.
Research Affiliates Explains QE
Chris Brightman clarifies the different tacks taken by the Fed, the Bank of England, the European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan.
For Stock Returns, Yesterday’s Gone and Tomorrow’s Expected to Be Weak
Research Affiliates present its first quarterly update of its 10-year expectations for asset class returns, based on economic theory and empirical evidence.
Russia Needs a Re-Fi, and Is Willing to Pay Up: Research Affiliates
The smart beta shop has long maintained that hated companies, and countries, make the most profitable investments.
Research Affiliates Gives Its Forecasts Away for Free
Pssst! Want some detailed portfolio ideas from a highly regarded money manager, regularly updated and for free?
The Contrarian Play: Emerging Markets Energy Sector
Emerging markets natural resource companies can be dirty companies, but they’re dirt cheap.
Brightman, Ferri Slug It Out Over Smart Beta
Is smart beta really better beta? Research Affiliates' Chris Brightman says yes, but Rick Ferri was having none of it at a Morningstar conference debate.