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Investment Insights

Vantagepoint’s Wicker Wicker, Chief Investment Officer, Wayne Wicker, Chief Investment Officer, Vantagepoint Investment Advisers, LLC, discusses earnings season, the economy, and the Federal Reserve’s recent actions with Fox Business host Maria Bartiromo.
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Market Overview

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Our quarterly investment outlook covering the financial markets.

In this issue:

  • The Fed and the Economy
  • Fixed Income Review and Outlook
  • Equity Review and Outlook

2019 Market Outlook

As 2019 begins, perspective is warranted. In markets and economies, it is certainly not the best of times, but neither is it the worst of times.

Stable Value in 2018: Using the Full Tool Box to Navigate Rising Rates

Describes key tools for constructing a stable value fund that can weather a rising interest rate environment.

Changes to the VT Vantagepoint Milestone Funds

A look at recent and innovative changes to the VT Vantagepoint Milestone Funds.

2018 Outlook: Tax Reform, Fed Policy, and Technology Keep the Economy on Course and the Stock Market Thriving

Assesses the markets' outlook for 2018 with a recap of the past year's events, activities, and performance.

Emerging Markets: Benefits of an Active Multi-Managed Approach

Outlines Emerging Markets' growing role in the global economy and their potential benefits from a multi-management perspective.

Target-Date Funds: Utilizing a Defined Benefit Approach In a Defined Contribution World

Open-architecture, "through-date" target-date funds find their niche in serving participants' retirement needs.

Choosing the Product for Your Plan's Stable Value Investment Option

Karen Chong-Wulff, CFA, CAIA, Managing Vice President, Fixed Income and Xin Zhou, CFA, FRM, Senior Fund Manager, identify and compare stable value investment products.

Market Volatility and the Investor Disadvantage

Researches the impact of market volatility on investor cash flows and the resulting investor disadvantages across asset classes.

Perspectives on Tactical Asset Allocation in Portfolio Construction

Examines the role tactical asset allocation can play in structuring a portfolio.

Rising Interest Rates and Its Impact on Fixed Income

Explores factors impacting fixed income asset classes and sectors.

The Elusive Predictive Powers of Star Ratings

Whether star ratings can be relied upon to predict fund performance.

Survivorship Bias

Why the impact of attrition should be considered when evaluating mutual funds.

Global Growth Prospects and the Upcoming U.S. Earnings Season

Wayne Wicker, Chief Investment Officer, Vantagepoint Investment Advisers, LLC, discusses U.S.-China trade, the International Monetary Fund's new forecasts for global growth, and corporate earnings in America with the hosts of CNBC's Squawk Box.
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Vantagepoint’s Wicker Wicker, Chief Investment Officer, Vantagepoint Investment Advisers, discusses the recent market action and his investment outlook with Bloomberg Radio's Pimm Foxx and Lisa Ambramowicz.
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