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Behold the wind turbine as big as the Shard
Behold the wind turbine as big as the Shard
Wind turbines have come a long way since the first windmills centuries ago – with the next generation among Europe’s tallest structures.
23-11-2017 | Stunning statistics
Best economic links of the web
Best economic links of the web

UK productivity forecasts (of sorts)

23-11-2017
Institutional asset managers add value... by using factors
Institutional asset managers add value... by using factors
Are factors the future of active asset management?
22-11-2017 | From the field
Big data goes mobile: the digital infrastructure
Big data goes mobile: the digital infrastructure
Given the upcoming tsunami of data, our mobile communication infrastructure has to evolve towards 5G.
21-11-2017 | Insight
Graph of the week
Graph of the week

Powell and the end of the bond market rally

17-11-2017 | Insight
How will carmakers deal with the end of diesel?
How will carmakers deal with the end of diesel?
High NOx emissions and diesel gates are precipitating the end of the diesel era.
16-11-2017 | Insight
Learn the essentials of Factor Investing
Learn the essentials of Factor Investing
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What constitutes a quality board?
What constitutes a quality board?
How to assess what’s happening behind closed doors?
14-11-2017 | Insight
Full 2018 Outlook 'Playing in Extra Time'
Full 2018 Outlook 'Playing in Extra Time'
After eight positive years, investors have to pose the question: how long will the party last?
09-11-2017 | Yearly outlook
Playing in extra time
Playing in extra time
The market rally seems to be never-ending – but the whistle may be about to be blown on this high-scoring game.
09-11-2017 | Yearly outlook
Will QT hurt?
Will QT hurt?
Equity rallies that have moved into ‘extra time’ could result in penalties with the dawn of quantitative tightening.
09-11-2017 | Yearly outlook
Rising risks, falling spreads
Rising risks, falling spreads
The credit markets are starting to look like a driver who puts the pedal to the metal when passing a sign warning of a slippery road ahead.
09-11-2017 | Yearly outlook
Bonds are not as safe as previously assumed
Bonds are not as safe as previously assumed
Bonds may not be as safe as previously assumed, despite some highly flattering data in their favor.
09-11-2017 | Yearly outlook
Expected Returns 2018-2022
Expected Returns 2018-2022
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The winner takes all!
The winner takes all!
The growth of online companies that now dominate markets may be creating a ‘winner-takes-all’ principle, creating a worrying trend.
09-11-2017 | Yearly outlook
Does underinvestment threaten growth?
Does underinvestment threaten growth?
The notion that investments by the private sector are lacking is popular nowadays – but things may not be as bad as they seem.
09-11-2017 | Yearly outlook
Are the reports on the death of inflation highly exaggerated?
Are the reports on the death of inflation highly exaggerated?
Inflation in developed economies remains low, but it’s still too early to consign it to history.
09-11-2017 | Yearly outlook
China continues to kick the can further down the road
China continues to kick the can further down the road
China is doing extremely well, but it’s high economic growth is coming at a price.
09-11-2017 | Yearly outlook
Brexit negotiations will go to the brink
Brexit negotiations will go to the brink
The Brexit saga continues, but the UK surely cannot want to crash out of the EU empty-handed.
09-11-2017 | Yearly outlook
The Eurozone is outperforming the US
The Eurozone is outperforming the US
It may come as a surprise, but the once-troubled Eurozone is now doing better than the US.
09-11-2017 | Yearly outlook
Risks to US growth in 2018 are on the upside
Risks to US growth in 2018 are on the upside
The US economy is doing fine at the moment, but the risks to growth in 2018 are on the upside.
09-11-2017 | Yearly outlook
Robeco Multi-Factor Indices: a new investment reality
Robeco Multi-Factor Indices: a new investment reality
Client appetite is really increasing for factor indices, and we think this is the future of active management.
02-11-2017 | Video
Finding value gets tougher as stocks hit records
Finding value gets tougher as stocks hit records
Finding bargains as stock markets continue to hit record highs is increasingly difficult, says value investor Josh Jones.
01-11-2017 | Insight
China on-site: debt concerns and consumption upgrades
China on-site: debt concerns and consumption upgrades
This new bi-monthly publication discusses both a key concern and a key opportunity in China.
01-11-2017 | Insight
‘Facts’ about formulaic value investing
‘Facts’ about formulaic value investing
Successful value investing requires well designed strategies.
01-11-2017 | From the field
Factor investing challenges: finding the appropriate degree of transparency
Factor investing challenges: finding the appropriate degree of transparency
How transparent should a factor investing strategy be?
31-10-2017 | Factor investing challenges
Fixed Income Outlook Q4 2017
Fixed Income Outlook Q4 2017
The absence of wage inflation should not prevent bond investors from being watchful.
25-10-2017 | Quarterly outlook
Asia: the place to be
Asia: the place to be
Chinese stocks have become interesting again for investors.
24-10-2017 | Video
Losing money with passive investing
Losing money with passive investing
Passive investing may be popular, but it also raises serious concerns.
18-10-2017 | Column
Investment lessons from the racetrack
Investment lessons from the racetrack
Misperceptions matter.
11-10-2017 | From the field
Credit markets are addicted to short-term performance
Credit markets are addicted to short-term performance
Robeco’s Credit team is growing increasingly uncomfortable.
06-10-2017 | Quarterly outlook
ESG is often mis-implemented in portfolios
ESG is often mis-implemented in portfolios
Sustainability principles are often mis-implemented in portfolios due to biases to certain factors, says quant specialist Ruben Feldman.
05-10-2017 | Insight