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Reliably improving the risk/return ratio

A permanent allocation to volatility-based risk mitigation is a strategic necessity for institutional investors

Why ride the new higher-tech infrastructure wave with liquid real assets

The U.S. is the epicenter of evolution and deployment of new technologies into the nation’s infrastructure, which is being carried abroad.

Commercial Mortgage Loans: The Middle Market Advantage

Securian Asset Management insights on commercial mortgage loans, the middle market advantage.

The time for a more nimble fixed income approach may be here

Prudent fixed income investors may be better off shifting some of their assets to smaller managers who may be better prepared to weather the approaching storm.

The impact of fintech in the U.S.

Innovations in financial technology, or FinTech, are affecting how and where banks deliver services – and consumers conduct their business.

End of the credit cycle? Beware the benchmark

The current credit cycle is much closer to its end than its beginning.

Small defined benefit plans can't manage risks while standing still

Asset-liability management for defined benefit plans involves a careful balance of conflicting objectives.

Private placement investing

Private placement bonds allow fixed income investors the potential to expand their opportunity set and consistently improve their total returns.

8 ways pension plan investors can enhance yield to meet investment yield requirements

Institutional investors and pension plan consultants need to get the most out of their investment dollars.

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Reliably improving the risk/return ratio

A permanent allocation to volatility-based risk mitigation is a strategic necessity for institutional investors

Investors securian assets management infrastructure

Why ride the new higher-tech infrastructure wave with liquid real assets

The U.S. is the epicenter of evolution and deployment of new technologies into the nation’s infrastructure, which is being carried abroad.

Middle market

Commercial Mortgage Loans: The Middle Market Advantage

Securian Asset Management insights on commercial mortgage loans, the middle market advantage.

The time for a more nimble fixed income approach may be here

Prudent fixed income investors may be better off shifting some of their assets to smaller managers who may be better prepared to weather the approaching storm.

Digital graphic stock trade

The impact of fintech in the U.S.

Innovations in financial technology, or FinTech, are affecting how and where banks deliver services – and consumers conduct their business.

Clock tower

End of the credit cycle? Beware the benchmark

The current credit cycle is much closer to its end than its beginning.

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Small defined benefit plans can't manage risks while standing still

Asset-liability management for defined benefit plans involves a careful balance of conflicting objectives.

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Private placement investing

Private placement bonds allow fixed income investors the potential to expand their opportunity set and consistently improve their total returns.

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8 ways pension plan investors can enhance yield to meet investment yield requirements

Institutional investors and pension plan consultants need to get the most out of their investment dollars.