Your source for perspectives on industry challenges and opportunities affecting you and your clients.
Below are our five most recent Knowledge Center materials. To view all materials, as well as filter by the markets we serve and by material type, please visit our Knowledge Center Archive.
Subscribe to our Knowledge Center Feed .
Economic data remained mixed in the U.S., despite some positive forward-looking indicators. Ongoing strength was seen in the U.K. and Japan, along with pockets of both resilience and weakness in Europe. Global bond yields were generally steady in the month following a resetting of levels in January. Global equity markets strongly rebounded as investor optimism was particularly strong across European markets. With positive economic growth in Europe and solid earnings reports from U.S. companies, there is plenty of optimism that 2014 will be a decent year.[... More]
The Russian-backed President of Ukraine has been ousted. Russia has significantly expanded its military presence in the Crimea region in southeastern Ukraine. SEI Funds have little direct exposure to Ukraine and modest exposure to Russia.[... More]
It’s a truism in our industry that the quality of client service is critical to investor satisfaction and to investment managers’ competitiveness. How are today's managers measuring up?[... More]
There is no question that Bernanke has made his mark, and key among them was his efforts to keep the U.S. economy afloat through three iterations of bond buying. There were also a variety of facilities crafted under his guidance to maintain market liquidity—the ease with which a holding can be bought or sold.—and keep the economy and financial markets working in an orderly fashion.[... More]
As time goes by, there are days that create a time stamp, marking a point in history. January 29th 2014 is one of those days. To many people it will be just a cold day in the midst of winter, but to those in the investment community, it marks the first FOMC meeting of the year and the transition from Chairman Bernanke to Dr. Janet Yellen.[... More]