April 6, 2018 – Rick Pitcairn reflects on his visit to China with the Wigmore Association. Here’s a closer look at three areas at the intersection of politics and capital markets he noted during his time in Shanghai.
April 4, 2018 – Chief Investment Officer Rick Pitcairn shares his insights on the markets and offers advice to investors on Countdown to the Closing Bell.
February 6, 2018 – The Pitcairn team is staying abreast of the developments in the day-to-day market events and, at this point, we see no change in the economic fundamentals that have driven the secular rally.
Pitcairn Update, November 2017 – While smart beta is the hot trend investors are flocking to, many are doing so without a complete understanding of what they’re getting into. That’s never a good thing. Before we dispel three of the most common myths about smart beta investing, there are some fundamental elements of smart beta that everyone should understand.
November 2, 2017 – The most hated bull market in history found a new level of defiance over the last quarter, confounding even the most ardent believers in its ability to continue to rise. To paraphrase Mark Twain, rumors of its demise are greatly exaggerated. We saw good reasons for the continued rise earlier in the year. The tenor of the market admittedly shifted over the summer, but like a good prize fighter, it simply refuses to go down.
August 8, 2017 – To paraphrase Shakespeare from a market perspective, the first half of 2017 was filled with sound and fury, signifying nothing. There was a lot of outside “noise,” but the markets entered the second half of the year in surprisingly strong shape.