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Markets & Economy » Exponential Growth, Exponential Opportunity

October 30, 2019 | Investment Themes

The information age is upon us. Rapid advances in cloud computing, artificial intelligence, and more are just beginning to transform our lives and our economies. Supporting all these technologies is an ever-increasing demand on our hardware and capabilities. Every iPhone upgrade, wireless tower, …

Markets & Economy » 3 Health Care Stocks We Like Today

October 18, 2019 | Investment Themes

It’s no secret that health care is pricier than ever. If you haven’t seen the headlines, you’ve likely felt the impact on your own wallet.  With an aging population and the rising prevalence of chronic disease, this upward trajectory is expected to continue. According to Deloitte, the growth …

Library » Foundations, Volume Two

October 03, 2018 | Investment Themes

In our second edition of Foundations we take a deep dive into retirement planning tips and tricks, the current bull run, and the effects of the steel and aluminum trade tariffs. Download your copy »

Nicholas Cintineo, CIPM®

Senior Investment Consultant

Endowments & Foundations » How A Custom Portfolio Can Help Non-Profits Achieve Their Mission

July 06, 2018 | Investment Management

Case studies are a great way for endowments and foundations to learn about what works for similar organizations. This post focuses on a common problem many organizations face: How should an investment portfolio be managed to help achieve its goals? Details of this particular case study could …

Nicholas Cintineo, CIPM®

Senior Investment Consultant

Endowments & Foundations » Making Socially Responsible Investing Work for Endowments and Foundations

May 21, 2018 | Investment Management

Traditionally, endowments and foundations kept separate functions for their investment and mission related activities. Investment returns are typically used to fund a non-profit’s mission, but decisions on where and how to invest were usually made independently from philanthropy. This notion is …

Nicholas Cintineo, CIPM®

Senior Investment Consultant

Endowments & Foundations » Balancing Varying Perspectives in Your Endowment/Foundation Spending Decisions

March 21, 2018 | Investment Management

Spending decisions are at the core of what endowments and foundations are designed to do. Spending, in this case, refers to distributions or withdrawals designated to support the missions of non-profits and charities. Despite most agreeing on the importance of these decisions, there may be little …

Endowments & Foundations » Webinar: A Closer Look at Spending for Endowments & Foundations

March 01, 2018 | Investment Management

  When it comes to spending, different stakeholders might see endowments or foundations in radically different lights. These varying perspectives can have a major impact on your organization’s investments, policies, and fundraising. We review each of these perspectives in detail, …

Markets & Economy » Volatility Awakens

February 06, 2018 | Market Commentary

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) gave up more than 1,100 points yesterday in its largest one-day point decline on record. The S&P 500 dropped 4.1% for the day, and the CBOE Volatility (VIX) Index more than doubled. The downward move in equities began early last week, and the selloff …

Markets & Economy » Would You Buy This Smart Beta Strategy?

December 05, 2017 | Market Commentary

Smart beta investing strategies are on a roll. As one of the fastest growing exchange-traded fund (ETF) categories, there are now nearly 700 available in the market. With the number of smart beta ETFs increasing every year, their surging popularity is grabbing investor attention as the approach …


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