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October 13, 2017 | Investment Themes

Mutual funds are required by law to distribute capital gains and income to fund shareholders at least annually. Manning & Napier Fund, Inc. typically makes distributions in December, and will send 1099s to clients as part of the tax reporting process early in the following year. These …

Library » Product Spotlight: Strategic Income

July 13, 2017 | Investment Themes

Chris McAvoy, Portfolio Strategist for Multi-Asset Class Solutions, discusses how our Strategic Income strategy takes an innovative approach to generating income in today’s low-yield environment.

Library » Featured Product: Manning & Napier Fund, Inc. Strategic Income Series

April 11, 2017 | Active Management

Today’s environment has become increasingly challenging for investors that are reliant on income generation. Economic growth in the U.S. and abroad remains sluggish, valuations for both fixed income and equity securities have become less compelling, forward return expectations are relatively …

Markets & Economy » REITs: Can the Best Performing Asset Class Maintain its Crown?

April 03, 2017 | Investment Themes

Since the U.S. recession ended in 2009, the real estate sector has outperformed the broader equity market. The MSCI US REIT Index has returned over 20% on an annualized basis versus the S&P 500’s 15% return. Further, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) have been the best performing asset …

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January 09, 2017 | Market Commentary

Financials and Industrials Show Strong Returns Post-Election In the aftermath of the U.S. presidential election, financial markets responded positively to expectations for policies from the administration of President-elect Donald Trump that could lead to more growth, higher inflation, and …

Library » October 2016 YourShare

October 12, 2016 | Market Commentary

Consumer Spending Remains a Strong Contributor to Growth The second estimate of second-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) growth was revised down slightly from a 1.2% seasonally-adjusted annual rate to 1.1%. Lower readings for government spending and housing construction were the primary …

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June 29, 2016 | Market Commentary

Conflicting Economic Data Points to Slow Growth There continues to be mixed economic data coming out of the U.S. For example, while manufacturing survey data remain soft and the jobs report released at the beginning of May came in below consensus forecasts, retail sales have been relatively …

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April 07, 2016 | Market Commentary

GDP Modestly Grows as Core Inflation Rises A revised estimate of real gross domestic product (GDP) showed the economy expanded at a 1.0% annualized rate in the fourth quarter of 2015, up from an initial estimate of 0.7% growth. A change to inventories accounted for nearly all of the upward …

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January 04, 2016 | Market Commentary

Profitability Has Largest Annual Drop Since 2009 The latest report on U.S. nonfarm payrolls showed they surged in October by the most this year. The addition of 271,000 jobs made up for weaker figures in August and September and pushed the three-month average for new jobs to about 190,000. The …

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October 07, 2015 | Market Commentary

Real GDP Growth Rises Higher than Expected World financial markets swooned during August as concerns over slowing global economic growth resurfaced. Recent reports on the U.S. economy remained generally good, however, and this helped quell investor nerves to a degree near month-end. Among the …


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