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CONSUELO MACK: This week on WealthTrack, two global investors who chart different courses to achieve award winning track records. Tim Hartch of Brown Brothers Harriman takes a tightly focused approach with his BBH Select Funds. Epoch Investment Partners’ Bill Priest makes a much wider sweep. Where they are finding opportunities is next on Consuelo Mack WealthTrack. Hello and welcome to this edition of WealthTrack, I’m Consuelo Mack. We try to take a long-term view on WealthTrack and occasionally we stretch that definition far beyond normal boundaries, especially when we find a chart that tells a compelling story. This one comes
Epoch Investment Partners’ Bill Priest searches for yield in a wide universe; Brown Brothers Harriman’s Tim Hartch keeps a narrow focus. Find out where these two global investors with world class track records are seeing opportunities now. Continue Reading »
A rare interview with next generation Financial Thought Leader Ben Inker, co-head of GMO’s asset allocation team. Inker explains why he is increasing GMO’s cash levels and treading very carefully in both the stock and bond markets.
You are not alone! Recently we learned some distressing news about the state of retirement finances from the acknowledged experts in the field, the Employee Benefit Research Institute.
EBRI, as it is called, released its 23rd annual “Retirement Confidence Survey” which gauges the views and attitudes of both working-age and retired Americans. Even with the economy improving, the state of retirement planning and preparedness has not. The percentage of workers confident about having enough money for a comfortable retirement is essentially unchanged from the record lows of 2011. One of EBRI’s most shocking findings was the lack of even a short-term financial cushion for many. Only 50% of workers and 52% of retirees say they could definitely come up with $2,000 if an unexpected need arose within the next month. Continue Reading »