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Market Insights
Steve Malin

Why You Should Discount What FOMC Members Say


Investors surprised by the FOMC's decision to delay rate hikes might not have been reading its official statements closely enough, says Investment Strategist Steve Malin. Here are four factors to watch to help you anticipate future policy actions.

4 Takeaways from the Jobs Report


Our US Capital Markets Research & Strategy team digs into the data to explore the implications for inflation and Fed tightening.

Peter Lefkin

What Boehner's Retirement Means for the Shutdown

Inside the Beltway


In a new commentary, Peter Lefkin, head of government and external affairs at Allianz of America, says that John Boehner will probably reach one last deal with Democrats—likely averting another D.C. crisis—before stepping down from his speakership.

Why Standard Risk Measurements Don't Add Up


For most people, bad surprises loom larger than good ones, but that fact is missing from risk measures like standard deviation. In a new paper, the Center for Behavioral Finance investigates how people perceive risk and what it means for investors.

US Economy Continues Growth Despite Pressure


Our US Capital Markets Research & Strategy team unearths four nuggets from today's GDP release.

Product Focus
Glenn Dial

Thank Serendipity, but Don't Depend on It

Dialed In to Retirement


Many Americans caught a lucky break when it came to retirement preparation, but they can't afford to be complacent.

Michael Heldmann

A Stylish Approach to Consistency


Portfolio manager Michael Heldmann explains our AllianzGI Best Styles series of funds and how it aims to meet client return objectives with higher consistency when compared to more traditional strategies, quantitative approaches or smart-beta ETFs.

Glenn Dial

Make Plan Success a Priority for the CFO

Dialed In to Retirement


Targeting chief financial officers can help advisors get more plan participants to achieve financial wellness, justify their value to plan sponsors and win new business. But you've got to speak their language and show them the numbers

Take an Active, Risk-Managed Approach for Your Emerging-Market Equity Portfolio


In today's ever-changing market environment, exposure to emerging-market investment opportunities may offer investors essential, strategic portfolio positioning for the long term.

Why Credit Risk Trumps Duration in High Yield


In advance of Fed liftoff, it's worth noting that timing and priority don't make a bond a better investment. Portfolio manager Jim Dudnick explains why credit risk plays a more prominent role in high-yield bond returns than duration risk.

The Upshot
Kristina Hooper

Consumers May Be Set to Flex Collective Muscle

The Upshot


Despite last week's relatively gloomy jobs report and questions about economic growth, both at home and abroad, US Investment Strategist Kristina Hooper says the US consumer is feeling upbeat. That suggests an opportunity for investors right now.

Media Center
Kristina Hooper

Implications of the Fed's Decision  


After months of hand-wringing, the markets finally got their answer about Fed liftoff. Watch Kristina Hooper on CNBC discussing what it means for the markets and her bullish assessment of the tech sector.

Andreas Utermann

Has the Fed Helped or Hurt?  


Andreas Utermann tells Bloomberg TV that QE and zero-interest-rate policies have sent a negative signal to financial markets and been counterproductive to boosting economic growth.

Joey Wong

Two Perspectives on Online Shopping in India


India's e-commerce opportunities are poised to increase thanks to the growing adoption of 3G and 4G connectivity. Grassroots Research's Joey Wong explores the implications for consumers, merchants and investors.

Klaus Teloeken

Why Smart Beta Indexing Isn't Enough


Actively diversifying across various risk premiums—small-cap, value, momentum—can help stabilize returns over time, while cushioning the blow of a sizeable drawdown in a single style or asset class, says portfolio manager Klaus Teloeken, Ph.D.


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