Analyst Insights Quarterly Update: Fourth Quarter 2016

Many markets closed out 2016 with positive returns, but will the momentum continue? Moving into 2017 we expect investors to focus their concerns on policy changes by the new Trump administration, additional rate hikes, earnings and valuations, and the potential for further disintegration of the European Union.

In this recorded presentation, Envestnet | PMC investment analysts provide a recap of fourth quarter market performance, trends and themes, and near-term outlook and positioning.

Topics include:

  • Developed International, Emerging Markets
    by Eric Halverson, Investment Analyst
  • Domestic Equity and MLPs/REITs/Commodities
    by Michael Manning, CFA, Investment Analyst
  • Global Fixed Income
    by Michael Wedekind, Investment Analyst

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The material presented represents the opinions of the Envestnet | PMC Research Group as of December 31, 2016. Opinions and portfolio changes are subject  to change without notice. The information and opinions presented have been obtained or derived from sources believed by Envestnet | PMC Research Group  to be reliable.  Envestnet  | PMC Research Group makes no representation as to their accuracy or completeness.


Michael Wedekind
AVP, Senior Investment Analyst
Michael P. Manning, CFA
AVP, Investment Analyst
Eric Halverson, CFA
AVP, Senior Investment Analyst