At Wells Fargo Asset Management, we put the client at the center of everything we do. Our commitment: Help clients achieve what matters most to them on their path to financial well-being. We do this by channeling the collective wisdom of our specialized investment teams (backed by over 500 investment professionals) into solutions designed to help meet clients’ goals. We place a relentless focus on pursuing consistent and positive risk-adjusted returns, with the support of our independent risk management teams. Together, we strive to help our clients build portfolios aimed at generating successful outcomes and defending them against uncertainty. With more than $495 billion in assets under management* and offices around the world, Wells Fargo Asset Management has the resources and reach to help clients across the globe—be it institutions or intermediaries whose focus on the client is akin to our own.
*As of June 30, 2019
Do Advisors Know What Their Clients Want?
What investors want and what advisors think they want can sometimes differ, so getting everyone on the same page could bode well for your client relationships and practice.
Munis and Motorcycles
A visit to the Harley-Davidson Museum ignited the idea of how munis may help insurers navigate new regulations and late-cycle investing. This conversation features highlights from an Investment Perspective created by Wells Fargo Asset Management [WFAM] called Of munis and motorcycles: How insurers can navigate new regulations and late-cycle investing.
Summer Flip Flops—Stumbling Deeper Into a Trade War
August has not been kind to Wall Street or to global equity markets. Nearly all the major global equites indices had dropped by more than 4.5% this month (through August 23), with even larger declines in the NASDAQ (-5.2%), Hong Kong’s Hang Seng (-5.8%) and U.K.’s FTSE 100 Index (-6.5%). Meanwhile, U.S. Treasury yields have declined to their lowest levels since 2016, while U.S. and U.K. long-term sovereign bond yields remain below those of shorter maturities, a potential danger signal for the economic expansion.