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Welcome to the third and final edition of Research Perspectives for 2019! Although we typically include a variety of investment topics, this time we have included an especially diverse lineup — including an article on diversity itself.
We begin this edition with our featured article, Dividend Investing, which include Mercer’s thoughts on portfolio positioning. Dividend investing, or equity income, has always been featured in the investment landscape. However, with aging populations and the declining use of traditional postretirement income solutions such as annuities in many regions, we increasingly find such strategies have a role in client portfolios.
That said, the need remains for investors to understand the characteristics offered by equity income strategies, and to ensure these characteristics align with the investor’s objectives.
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