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Learn how Big Tech companies have adapted during the coronavirus crisis and what we think will happen with the race to create a vaccine.

Risk assets have rallied over the past weeks, but economic forecasts remain uncertain and risk appetite depends largely on the pace of COVID-19.

  

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Taxes are a significant drag on returns, yet investors often manage portfolios as if they were untaxed. Here are 10 ways to change that.

Learn how Big Tech companies have adapted during the coronavirus crisis and what we think will happen with the race to create a vaccine.

We answer some of the most common questions clients have about money markets in this challenging market.

  

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Receive concise and actionable insights relating to coronavirus market volatility in this weekly webinar series with Chief Investment Strategist, EMEA & APAC, Wouter Sturkenboom.

Explore key considerations (and questions) around portfolio re-balancing, potential shifts in asset allocation and what the future market implications of Coronavirus may be.

  

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Our experts share how to use factors to position portfolios and efficiently manage portfolio risk during extreme market volatility.

Our global head of fixed income shares our view on market liquidity, interest rates, credit spreads, money markets, and tactical opportunities in the investment grade and high yield space.

Our experts reveal a more precise approach to portfolio construction that leverages both targeted factor exposures and ESG research.

  

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Risk assets have rallied strongly over the last seven weeks as policy actions have been forceful, COVID-19 cases have peaked in important areas and investors have been willing to look past the short-term economic carnage. Chief Investment Strategist Jim McDonald shares how this impacts our outlook for the economy and financial markets.

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With so much uncertainty swirling around fiscal and monetary stimulus, can the Eurozone succeed in reopening its economy and managing the economic fallout of the coronavirus? Our Chief Investment Strategist EMEA & APAC, Wouter Sturkenboom, explores the issue.

  

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As the Fed keeps rates unchanged at the near-zero level, Head of Fixed Income Colin Robertson shares our updated outlook and forecasts for the economy and interest rates.

Equity markets have been on a rollercoaster ride. It is during these times of wide performance dispersion that well positioned factor and sector exposures are key to mitigating risk and enhancing returns. Head of Quantitative Strategies Michael Hunstad, Ph.D., explains.

Chief Investment Strategist Jim McDonald shares some of the key inputs we are watching to assess the outlook for the economy and markets in the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak.

  

Portfolio Strategies Insights

Sustainable investing and bonds can be combined with success, but doing so requires some skill. Here's what to watch for.

Advisors spend about 25 hours a week on investment functions, cutting into time for finding new clients and building holistic financial plans for current clients. Not to mention time for today's increasingly complex fiduciary responsibilities.

  

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Taxes are a significant drag on returns, yet investors often manage portfolios as if they were untaxed. Here are 10 ways to change that.

We asked about 1,200 workers and retirees what they think about investing for retirement. A few answers might surprise you.

The days of simple diversification have passed. Multi-asset strategies can and should do more. Here are the key pillars for the most effective multi-asset strategies.

  

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Jim McDonald is an executive vice president and the chief investment strategist for Northern Trust. He is responsible for overseeing the strategic and tactical asset allocation policy for our institutional and wealth management clients globally.

Bob Browne is the chief investment officer for Northern Trust and is responsible for the investment performance, process and philosophy across multiple investment strategies, including fixed income, active equity and passive investments.

As president of Northern Trust Asset Management, Shundrawn A. Thomas is responsible for developing long-term strategy, executing operating plans, cultivating client relationships, managing vendor relationships and developing talented professionals. He also serves as a member of the Management Group for Northern Trust Corporation.

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