To determine if foreign currencies were a good inflation hedge, we looked at their performance relative to U.S. inflation over the last four decades.
Global equities had a high median real return—a return net of inflation—while energy equities were a poor hedge against inflation in recent years.
Treasury yields have climbed to pre-pandemic levels. Here's why they are important, and which investments may go up or down as yields rise.
The proportion of U.S. stock owned by foreigners has climbed to 40%, while U.S. stock ownership within taxable accounts has decreased.
Global infrastructure needs amount to $94 trillion by 2040. Here's how to take advantage of infrastructure investments in your own portfolio.
Americans rely on business professionals the most when making investment decisions, but the internet has become increasingly important.
To minimize volatility, it's important to consider asset class correlation. Learn how correlation has changed over time depending on macroeconomic events.
While 98% of Americans own transaction accounts, other financial assets—such as bonds and stocks—are less common.
How Do Countries Compensate Investors for Equity Risk? When investors purchase stocks internationally, they are exposed to additional risks. Companies may have higher volatility based on...
How much influence do elections have? We show U.S dollar performance after U.S. elections to illustrate there's no clear trend between the two.