Investment Perspectives

Each quarter we explore a topic that we believe is relevant for our clients in understanding the current investment environment and the markets.

Capitalism Reborn

By David W. Scudder Aureus Co-Founder David Scudder recently wrote a paper on the state of capitalism in the 21st century. Please click the link below to download a copy.

2021 Global Asset Allocation

The Aureus annual asset allocation review evaluates the risks and opportunities available in global financial markets and their potential impact on the investment portfolios of our clients. Our Asset Allocation Read More

Investment Perspectives October 2020

Over the past five years, the S&P 500 Index (or “stock market”) has become increasingly dominated by a handful of mega-cap technology companies.  This new composition (and concentration) of the Read More

Investment Perspectives July 2020

One of the lasting lessons from the 2016 Presidential election is that polls and pundits can be wrong. While early, the 2020 election appears to be tilting in favor of Read More

Investment Perspectives February 2020

Over the past week, we have witnessed the market make a rapid about-face from “COVID-19 doesn’t matter”, to “COVID-19 might matter a lot.” This change of outlook has driven the Read More

2020 Global Asset Allocation

The Aureus annual asset allocation review evaluates the risks and opportunities available in global financial markets and their potential impact on the investment portfolios of our clients. Our Asset Allocation Read More

Investment Perspectives 3Q October 2019

In mid-August, the Business Roundtable, an influential trade group comprised of most of the largest US companies, announced that 181 of its CEO members had signed a new Statement on Read More

Investment Perspectives 2Q July 2019

The initial public offerings (“IPOs”) of a few highly-recognizable businesses pushed the IPO market back into the headlines in 2Q19. Most notable among these were Uber and Lyft, two competing Read More

Investment Perspectives 1Q April 2019

In the first quarter of 2019, we officially passed the 10th anniversary of the 2008-2009 financial crisis market low, struck on March 6th, 2009 when the S&P 500 touched 666. Read More

2019 Global Asset Allocation

2018 – Year in Review The financial markets last year were a mirror image of their performance in 2017. Two years ago, optimism reigned, as both economic and political forces Read More

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