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Top 10 Things to be Thankful for in International Markets

Sometimes, it’s easy to get caught up in the risks and “what if’s” of international equity. With so many factors to keep an eye on, it’s just human nature to get a little pessimistic when the tides turn in a way that makes you fear for your portfolio.

At R Squared Capital Management, though, there were a lot of things that made us smile this year. As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, here are the top things a few of our analysts are thankful for and believe influenced the markets in a positive way in 2017.

Posted by RSQ Team on Nov 20, 2017 5:12:22 PM

Topics: International Equity

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MiFID II and Upcoming Change for U.S. Asset Managers

When thinking about investment management and how to grow your business, there is more to focus on than performance. We can all agree that performance is the key driver to asset-raising however, no investor will allocate money to your firm without the proper operational or compliance infrastructure. That means for asset managers, regulation is a key topic. 

Most firms are aware of topics that directly affect their business, but what about regulation that has a secondary effect? The investment management business is a global business—so regulation, both in the U.S. and overseas, impacts asset managers. 

Posted by Elyse Waldinger on Oct 4, 2017 11:23:48 AM

Topics: Europe, International Equity, From the Desk of Elyse Waldinger

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RIAs Make the Case for International Equity (We Agree)

We spent some time exploring what the rest of the online world says about the International markets, and we came across not one, but two articles written by RIAs whose favorable outlook on international equity was in line with what we’ve been saying recently as well. Here is a snippet of their observations:

Posted by RSQ Team on Sep 14, 2017 10:33:08 PM

Topics: Commentary, International Equity

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