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Market and Investment Insights

Tap into our insights on current market trends and developments, and get our perspective on important investment topics.

The Advantus 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.

Count on Advantus for fresh, engaging and thoughtful insights.

Weekly Market Commentary

Read a quick summary of last week’s market highlights.

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Market Commentary

The Economy and the Markets | Fourth Quarter 2017

Get ready for a year in the economy and markets that could be, as an often-quoted baseball legend said, “Déjà vu all over again.”

Investment Perspectives

Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

Diversifying an investment portfolio is important, and REITs provide an option to investors seeking portfolio diversification.

Low volatility equities help weather market cycles

Passive low volatility equities have outperformed the S&P 500® Index over the time period shown, providing equity exposure for investors