All Posts Tagged: equities

U.S. Outlook: Factoring in a global downturn

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
graph showing recent rise in volatility index.

Financial market volatility has returned with a vengeance. And many signs suggest it could be around for a while.

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Investment recommendation: Neutrality to U.S., slight overweight to international

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
closeup on a pen (in human hand) tracing a pie graph on an investment statement.

Do you have the appropriate equity allocation in your portfolio in the current environment?

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Boosting retirement returns in a low interest-rate environment

Dale Niemi
Posted by Dale Niemi
Retirement & Investing

With interest rates at historic lows — and projected to remain low — investing for retirement can be a challenge.

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7 investment tips to consider in 2014

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy

In January, the Investment Advisory & Management team (IA&M) of Bank of the West’s Wealth Management Group issued its 2014 outlook, and these are among the top tips for investors.

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