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Working with Northern Trust you get an asset manager who listens first and then provides expertise tailored to the complex challenges you face. You get a level of client dedication and collaboration you can’t find anywhere else. And stability anchored by renowned integrity. All of which is why thoughtful investors worldwide are making Northern Trust their asset manager of choice.

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Fourth Quarter Earnings

Northern Trust has released our Fourth Quarter 2014 Quarterly Earnings Review.




New & Noteworthy


2015 Outlook

Read what our top investment professionals share as their “forward looking, historically aware” forecasts for economic activity and financial market returns.

Engineer equity risk to work in your favor

Engineering Equity
Join more than 1,400 other investors who already are putting our equity research to work in their portfolios. Subscribe now to The Equity Imperative research series.

Combining Risk Factors for Superior Returns

Read our latest paper which provides robust empirical research and analysis to show that  multi-factor intersection portfolios produce superior results.

Investment Strategy Commentary on China – December 2014

Read our latest analysis China’s economy.

Insights & Research




Risk Management for Endowed, Perpetual Charitable Entities

Insights into managing investment and distribution policies for multi-generation investment portfolios.

Understanding the Quality Phenomenon

In this paper, Mike Hunstad takes a look at the conflicting definitions of quality and compares the volatility and returns [PDF].


Market Commentarty

  • Tax-Efficient Wealth Management

    It pays to be tax-efficient while pursuing an optimal investment strategy. Director of Portfolio Research Peter Mladina outlines 5 principles in his recent commentary.
  • December 16, 2014

    2015 Outlook: Watching Our Overweights
    How has the strong dollar impacted Northern Trust’s strategic themes and tactical positioning? Jim McDonald reviews this and other economic and financial market developments affecting fixed income, equities and real assets as we head into 2015.

U.S. Economic Outlook


Economic Commentary

  • January 30, 2015

    • Calculating the consequences of budget policies is a global headache
    • The recent round of central bank easing may continue for a while
    • Reports of a budding currency war are exaggerated

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Why Investors Shouldn’t Fear the Bond Market.

January 26, 2015 - Andrew Smith - Despite recent uncertainty about the outlook for the bond market, Andrew Smith shares insights into demographic factors supporting U.S. market stability. Watch.

Economic Outlook 2015: What To Expect

January 13, 2015 – Carl TannenbaumThe View from Here
  • Expectations for the American economy
  • Which nations are likely to perform well this year
  • Key indicators to watch in the months ahead

Jim McDonald on CNBC Power Lunch

Jim McDonald on CNBC Power Lunch
January 12, 2015 – Jim talks with CNBC anchor Sue Herrera about recent market volatility on Power Lunch