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Scott Bennett
Director of Equity Strategy & Research

To complement active management, investors are increasingly looking to smart beta to optimize their portfolios. But which smart beta factors (value, momentum, low-volatility, quality, size) are right for them? Russell’s Scott Bennett suggests the answer requires a careful look at risk, return, and correlation between factors.

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Andrew Pease
GLOBAL HEAD OF INVESTMENT STRATEGY

As we enter Q2, Strategist Andrew Pease updates Russell’s view on global markets and specific asset classes, with the 2015 Global Outlook as a backdrop. He evaluates the divergence of central bank policy, employment trends and gradually shifting views on both European and U.S. equities.

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Manisha Kathuria
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, NON-PROFITS & HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS

Manisha Kathuria provides guidance on three issues – board engagement, managing spending, and risk management − that are key to community foundation board members' success in fulfilling their roles and responsibilities.

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Joseph Hoffman
DIRECTOR, EQUITY DERIVATIVES & FOREIGN EXCHANGE

In answering this question, Joseph Hoffman illustrates why and how institutional investors can potentially protect their portfolios from currency risks.

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Josh Cohen
Managing Director, Defined Contribution

Government proposals are taking aim at the tax-deductibility of DC plan participants’ contributions. Russell’s Josh Cohen and Mike Barry, of Plan Advisory Services Group, take a closer look at what this means for plan sponsors and plan participants.

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Quick Take - 4 basic essentials for tax-managed investing

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4 basic essentials for tax-managed investing

In a brief four-part video series, Rob Kuharic explains the basic essentials for advisors and investors who want to limit tax liabilities and preserve working capital within taxable portfolios.

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