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Our market commentaries provide an informed, incisive look at recent developments in the economy and the investment markets.

Our Investments Perspectives offer a longer, more in-depth look at particular investment topic. We explore subjects ranging from private placement bonds and their place in an investment portfolio, to the key steps in the fixed investment process.

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Market Commentary

The Economy and the Markets | Third Quarter 2018

The third quarter is looking like it’s going to register another strong performance, pushing the second quarter’s already strong pace.

Investment Perspectives

Meeting pension obligations while managing equity volatility

Pension plans can benefit from asset allocation models that include a dynamic equity allocation that decreases as the funded status increases.

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Investment perspectives

Securian Asset Management's own Craig Stapleton and other industry experts discuss Liability-Driven Investing for defined benefit pension plans on this Asset TV Masterclass panel.
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