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Podcast – August 5, 2022: Private Debt

This brief podcast featuring Chief Investment Officer, Jennifer Leonard, and Senior Research Analyst, Matt Kukla, provides an overview of the private debt asset class and its role in client portfolios.

Podcast – July 11, 2022: Market Trends and Portfolio Positioning

This brief podcast featuring Chief Investment Officer, Jennifer Leonard, covers some of the factors contributing to the market volatility and how we are responding in client portfolios.

Russell 1000 Value 2022 Observations

This sector attribution report for the iShares Russell 1000 Value Index ETF (IWD) covers January 1 – June 20, 2022. The Russell 1000 Value Index measures the performance of the large-cap value segment of the US equity universe, including companies with lower...

Podcast – May 31, 2022: The Fixed Income Markets

This brief podcast featuring Chief Investment Officer, Jennifer Leonard, and Senior Research Analyst, Robin Meyer, covers some of the current challenges and opportunities in the fixed income markets.

This is a Test. This is Only a Test.

It has been a while since we have been tested like this. While we have experienced a few downturns in the past decade, there has been nothing like the current market environment. With the spread of COVID-19 in February 2020 into a global phenomenon, risk assets fell...

Podcast – May 3, 2022: Non-US Equity Performance in 1Q 2022

This brief podcast featuring Chief Investment Officer, Jennifer Leonard, and Senior Research Analyst, Jared Hobson, covers some of the issues that contributed to the underperformance of the non-US equity asset class. Jared also discusses some of the opportunities...

1Q 2022 Capital Markets Update

1Q 2022 saw war in Ukraine increase volatility and negatively impact most markets except for some commodities, inflation continue to increase, economic growth moderate, and short-term yields rise causing the yield curve to invert at times. We examine these themes in...

Podcast – April 4, 2022: Syntrinsic’s 2022 Capital Market Views

This brief podcast featuring Anna Todorova, Chief of Staff, and Akasha Absher, President, covers a description of Syntrinsic's Capital Markets Forecast, the key points from the 2022 Forecast, Syntrinsic's views on the impact of the Russia/Ukraine crisis, and what this...

Does Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Change Our Investment View?

In addition to being a human rights travesty and geopolitical game-changer, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on February 24 introduced widespread volatility across the markets, with notable asset price movements in commodities, fixed income, and global equities. It can be...

Disentangling Inflation

Pandemics have existed throughout history, yet in many ways, it seems we felt we were immune from such calamities given our lack of preparedness. Since the occurrence of the Spanish Flu in the early 1900s, there has not been a pandemic of such scale in modern times....

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