Identifying the main drivers of long-term change is key to investment success in the 21st century. We believe we are at the beginning of a secular growth phase for the U.S. economy driven largely by the rebalancing of global growth from the developed to the developing world. We focus on the long-term drivers, the macro forces and investment themes at play across industries that are taking us into the next growth cycle.
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With 2016 market volatility expected to endure, investors continue to turn to tangible assets in a hunt for yield.
Despite unfavorable predictions from many economists, a stable dollar and the Federal Reserve's cautious stance seem to have staved off a global recession.
In a nation newly open to foreign commerce, we find an abundance of investment opportunities — and caveats
Shall we play a game? The author and video game designer talks time, gaming and the future.
High-speed digital technology has given us countless ways to manage how we spend our time. But is it also changing who we are?
As Impact Investing Comes Of Age, Investors Can Finally Seek a Better World and Return on Investment.
After a slump that lasted several years, this group of emerging economies has been on a rebound in 2016.
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DeAnne Steele on the depreciation of the yuan, the changing focus of the Chinese economy, and what it all means for investors.
The head of Tax Exempt Research for U.S. Trust shares his outlook for municipal bonds.
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Chris Gunster provides his outlook on near-term interest rates and examines investors' "flight to safety" following the Brexit vote.
Working with a global financial services company helps enable you to address — and simplify — both your business and personal financial lives.
This white paper investigates the use of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in pension funding strategies.
Chris Hyzy provides important insights on the UK vote to exit the European Union and what it means for the markets and your portfolio
Our survey results reveal common success traits that create a picture of modern day wealth in America.
CIO Chris Hyzy looks at game-changing innovation across industries, and the often unexpected investment opportunities it's creating.
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Today's investors are using their portfolios to change the world-without losing return potential
A number of global uncertainties are contributing to the volatility in financial markets.
There is no cure for cognitive decline, but we have a partial solution: being prepared for the unexpected.
U.S. roads and highways, bridges and power grids, and other critical infrastructure have fallen into dangerous disrepair.
Timberland offers an opportunity to pursue both—an environmentally sensitive investment platform and financial advantages.
Jackie VanderBrug, an investment strategist at U.S. Trust, highlights why women are growing into an economic superpower
Jackie VanderBrug, an investment strategist at U.S. Trust, describes how women may be especially vulnerable to the effects of climate change
Commercial real estate offers the potential for attractive yields, capital appreciation and valuable tax benefits.
A fixed income investment approach designed to optimize after-tax yield and after-tax total return
This white paper provides a guide to developing an appropriate spending policy for your organization.
Experiences shared and lessons learned from entrepreneurs who successfully sold or transferred their businesses to family members.
Smart investors are taking note of the growth in the global grain trade.
Innovations like smart phones have changed the way we live. We're always on the lookout for technologies that are potentially disruptive.
This white paper examines when the outsourced chief investment officer (OCIO) arrangement may be appropriate for an organization.
Educating children about the responsibilities of wealth can help keep them wealth-smart.
Tim McGee, director of macro strategy and research for U.S. Trust, discusses why he believes U.S. and U.K. monetary policies have succeeded while others have failed; why U.S.-led global economic growth should continue; and why these trends are positive for equities generally, and U.S. equities in particular.
Mitch Drossman, U.S. Trust's national director of wealth planning strategies, discusses the midterm election results, their possible legislative impact, and the implications from a tax-planning perspective.
In this white paper, you'll find out how a broader understanding of risk helps guard against potential portfolio losses.
This white paper discusses the challenges and opportunities nonprofit organizations face in a changing market environment.
For over 150 years, institutions have relied on U.S. Trust to manage the day-to-day complexity of the CIO role.
Five major forces of global change and a portfolio designed to capture long-term growth.
A new book making sense of the global economy and providing a few clues as to where we might be headed.
Our Specialty Asset Management team can work with your portfolio manager and wealth strategist to integrate these real assets into your overall plan and portfolio.
It's clear that over the next decade or so, much of America's farmland — now held or farmed by an aging generation — will need to be transitioned.
In search of long-term and sustained philanthropic impact.
Without the proper planning, accepting gifts of real assets today can lead to unexpected and potentially costly consequences. Are you prepared?
By applying a gender lens, investors can align their portfolios with the goal of supporting gender equality while seeking a market rate of return.
The more successful and established entrepreneurs become, the more likely they are to want a more formal mechanism for giving.
Our comprehensive, values-based approach to meeting the wealth management needs of our clients and their families.
We are committed to addressing the wealth management needs of our clients and their aging families.
Your banking and credit needs deserve the same level of expertise as your investments.
Developing a financing strategy for your aircraft.
Prepare your children for the important financial opportunities that lie ahead.
Financing a special and unique asset.
Because unique attributes distinguish nonfinancial assets, they may offer you valuable financial benefits while often also providing personal benefits.
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