KNOWLEDGE CENTRE

Your source for perspectives on industry challenges and opportunities affecting you and your clients.

Below are our five most recent Knowledge Centre materials. To view all materials, as well as filter by the markets we serve and by material type, please visit our Knowledge Centre Archive

  • Jul
    24
    2014

    Poll Results: Non-Profit Investment Challenges 2014

    This poll gauges the current investment challenges, concerns and priorities facing executives of foundations and endowments [... More]

  • Jul
    23
    2014

    The Ongoing Conflict in Eastern Ukraine

    The situation in eastern Ukraine has continued to deteriorate, and resolution remains a long way off. It’s not yet clear if the recent downing of a civilian aircraft will serve to escalate or de-escalate the conflict. Our Funds remain well diversified, and both SEI and its managers are watching developments closely.

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  • Jul
    16
    2014

    Behavioural Finance: Rules of Thumb and Representativeness

    In Behavioural Finance: An Introduction to Human Error, we noted that Kahneman and Tversky were smart academics who found many ideas for their social science experiments in the mistakes that they themselves made as well as the mistakes that their intelligent colleagues and subjects made. Kahneman and Tversky noted some rules of thumb that often lead investors astray. [... More]

  • Jul
    14
    2014

    De-Risking Strategies for Pension Plan Sponsors

    In this white paper, SEI expert Tom Harvey examines 820 firms to find investment strategies unchanged despite improved funding levels in 2013. [... More]

  • Jul
    11
    2014

    Economic Outlook: And the Music Plays On

    Equity markets are sitting at record highs and bond markets continue to defy gravity. The big question should be obvious: how much longer can it last?

    While developed market equity valuations are somewhat elevated and credit spreads narrow, we think it’s premature to adopt a strongly defensive investment stance. The global economy continues its slow recovery process, and there has rarely been a time when the world’s central banks have been as active in their efforts to support economic recovery and growth as they are presently.

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