Are We in a Lower Return Environment?

image source:

In recent meetings with clients, we have often presented a graphic that shows the average annual returns of the U.S. stock and bond markets from 1986 to today. Why that particular 30-year time period? Because it almost exactly corresponds to my career in the investment business. It also, coincidentally, parallels a historic bull market in [...]

Could US Issues Lead Investors to Emerging Markets?

Congress Vote Ends Fiscal Impasse to Be Revisited in January

Below is an article written by Mark Mobius, who is considered the Dean of emerging market investments. He was the manager of the first publicly traded emerging market fund that I was aware of in the late 80’s, and I have continued to invest with him over the years. Mark gives a unique perspective on the U.S. [...]