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Investing Ideas

10 reasons to consider international equity today

Consider international

Reasons why investors should revisit their portfolios' international stock exposure.

Volatility strategies

When markets get choppy, it pays to have a plan for your investments, and to stick to it.

Time for financials?

Lower valuations and the prospect of higher rates could help some bank stocks.

Midyear view: Buckle up

Prepare your portfolio for divergent policies, rising rates, and slower earnings growth.

Investing Strategies

Reasons to invest in stocks

If you're young and saving for a far-off goal, not investing in stocks may be risky.

Looking for income

Consider high-dividend-yielding stocks, preferreds, convertibles, and REITs.

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Stocks

The first rate hike

Charts show the first rate increase has not typically been a showstopper for investors.

An oil recovery play

If oil prices recover, our fund manager says some chemical companies could benefit.

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Bonds

Case for premium bonds

Premium bonds cost more, but may offer higher cash flow and less rate risk.

Remember credit risk

Unconventional bond strategies may help manage rate risk, but could fall short for investors.

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The municipal bond story

View our video, rated A+ by Corporate Insights.

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