WrapManager's Wealth Management Blog
When life changes, we can help you thoughtfully respond.

WrapManager's Investment Policy Committee

Recent Posts

JP Morgan Releases New Guide to the Markets for 3Q 2018

Posted by WrapManager's Investment Policy Committee

August 16, 2018

Reviewing the Guide to the Markets to Understand the Current Investment Environment

J.P. Morgan's Guide to the Markets for the third quarter of 2018 is now available for your review. Inside you'll find deeper insight into the current investment environment and what the investment team at JP Morgan is keeping an eye on right now. 

On page 19 you'll see two charts (Real GDP & Components of GDP) that show how the economic expansion is continuing at a slow but steady pace. On page 25 you'll see a chart that displays how unemployment continues to fall, which JP Morgan believes should drive up wages. And on page 7 you'll see three charts that show how although earnings headwinds should be behind us, future growth may be muted. 

[+] Read More

JP Morgan JP Morgan Guide to Markets Money Manager Commentary

Dorsey Wright Releases Manager Insights for Q2 2018 Review

August 9, 2018
U.S. equities continued to rise during the second quarter. Both large cap stocks (S&P 500) and small cap stocks (Russell 2000) finished the ... [+] Read More

Nuveen Reports Fundamentals Helping Stock Prices Push Higher

August 2, 2018
U.S. Indices Are Mixed, While Corporate Earnings Draw Headlines Investors focused last week on a moderate easing of trade tensions and a ... [+] Read More

BlackRock Reports on China's Currency, Domestic GDP Data, and the Fed's View of the Economy

July 26, 2018
Should China's Currency Worry Markets? A slide in the Chinese yuan is sparking fears of a sharper devaluation that could rattle global ... [+] Read More

Main Management's Q2 2018 Market Recap

July 19, 2018
Volatility Softening; Rate Hikes The second quarter of 2018 saw a marked decline in volatility from the first quarter. The prevailing ... [+] Read More

J.P. Morgan Shares Market Insights for Q3 2018

July 12, 2018
J.P. Morgan Releases the 3Q 2018 Guide to the Markets JP Morgan's Guide to the Markets for the third quarter of 2018 is now available for ... [+] Read More

Lord Abbett Wants to Make Sure You Don't Overlook These Retirement Planning Milestones

July 5, 2018
Planning for Retirement? Don't Overlook These Milestones With millions of Americans owning tax-advantaged retirement accounts, totaling $28 ... [+] Read More

BlackRock Says Investors Should Prepare for Trade Wars, Not Panic

June 28, 2018
Trade Wars: Don't Panic, Prepare Trade tensions are here to stay. Even without a full-blown trade war, escalating frictions could weigh on ... [+] Read More

Nuveen Sees Investors Looking Past Geopolitics, But Trade Remains a Wildcard

June 21, 2018
While Last Week Was Very Eventful, Investors Shrugged Off Most of the Developments That Drove Headlines President Trump’s comments at the ... [+] Read More

Lord Abbett Shares More Tips on Trusts for IRA and 401(k) Holders - Part 2 of 2

June 14, 2018
Here’s the nitty-gritty on naming a trust beneficiary, plus insights on trust mechanics and taxation, and why bequeathing a Roth IRA ... [+] Read More