Read timely investment updates from Mercer Advisors’ Chief Investment Officer, Don Calcagni.
Biden’s Tax Increases Won’t Affect Just the Top 1%
The Biden administration’s proposed corporate tax and capital gains increases will impact millions of U.S, households over time.
Does Gold Really Hedge Inflation?
Is gold the reliable hedge against inflation that many claim? The past 40 years of data suggests it isn't.
Inflation just hit 4.2%. Should you be worried?
Inflation is up 4.2% and this has caused some nervousness, but details matter. Listen to hear our thoughts on inflation and how best to hedge against it.
What’s going on with inflation?
Government stimulus, low interest rates, pent-up consumer demand, and stimulus checks have all helped to push up consumer prices, but these are transitory forces that are unlikely to create longer-term inflation. Find out more about what's going on with inflation in this CIO Perspective video.
The Best Strategy for Beating Inflation
What’s the best way to beat inflation? CIO Don Calcagni explores stocks, commodities, gold, and more.
What You Need to Know About Market Valuations Today
While market valuations have not been this high since the year 2000, stocks remain an important part of a long-term portfolio. Hear why disciplined investors look beyond the concerns of the day to the long-term growth potential of markets.
The American Rescue Plan Act: Inflationary largesse or just what the doctor ordered?
While the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act might fuel inflationary pressures, it just might be the medicine we need to put the pandemic behind us.
2020 Was A Good Year for ESG Strategies
2020 was a strong year for ESG-oriented strategies (Environmental, Social, and Governance), helping to solidify ESG as a legitimate approach to portfolio construction and management.
GameStop: Making Sense of it All
The rise in GameStop this past week has been eye-popping. However, fundamentals still determine the long-term viability of any business.
Democrats Won the Senate. Now what?
Democrats are now in charge of both the Senate and the House. What can we expect from this blue ripple?
2021 Market Outlook
2020 showed us that diversified portfolios can deliver risk reduction and healthy long-term returns. We see glimmers of hope for 2021, but let’s not lose sight of our learnings from 2020.
Post-Election Commentary: Why the Rising Market?
As 2020 election results have come in throughout this week, one thing that wasn’t expected was the market rally that occurred.
Over the past several months, we’ve delivered a number of webinars regarding markets and the upcoming elections. As we typically do with our events, we engage in a healthy Q&A afterwards to answer clients’ questions. In light of next week’s election, we wanted to share with you our thoughts regarding the most common concerns raised by clients.
Q3 Quarterly Market Review
This report features world capital market performance and a timeline of events for the past quarter.
Silver: No Mettle to Fight Inflation
Can silver work as a hedge against inflation and help protect your investment portfolio?
Reducing Portfolio Risk and Managing Volatility
Learn different approaches to reduce portfolio risk, including hedging, stop losses, and diversification.
What Benchmarking Tells Investors
What benchmarking does and doesn’t tell us about fund manager performance.
Does Warren Buffett Suddenly Like Gold?
Buffett recently invested in a large gold mining company. But does this really mean the Oracle of Omaha has changed his tune on gold?
Exxon and the End of an Era
What Exxon’s delisting from the Dow Jones means for investors.