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Diversify a portfolio with long-term and timely strategies

Consider these ideas to discuss with your advisor.

Changing interest rates call for active fixed-income strategies.

AN APPROACH FOR MANAGING VOLATILITY

Navigate rates with a strategy that pursues a balance of risk and return above the levels of cash.

AN UNCONSTRAINED APPROACH

Consider funds that seek multiple sources of return outside traditional indexes.

A DEEPER DIVE

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Read about a framework for understanding the alternative fund universe.

Read about how to look outside of indexes for more attractive fixed-income opportunities.


Being smart about taxes can enhance current income.

A BROADLY DIVERSIFIED APPROACH

Pursue tax-advantaged income with a nationally diversified portfolio of higher-quality bonds.

A HIGHER INCOME APPROACH

Consider a fund that seeks high current income exempt from federal income tax by investing in lower-rated municipal bonds.


Multi-asset portfolios create potential to improve risk-adjusted returns.

A TRADITIONAL APPROACH

Diversify with a dynamic, global allocation portfolio.

AN ALTERNATIVE APPROACH

Diversify with a multi-asset absolute return strategy with tools that seek to reduce portfolio risk.

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Watch Robert J. Schoen and James A. Fetch discuss how the correlation of stocks and bonds might be changing.

Read about improving portfolio efficiency with multi-asset absolute return portfolios.


The U.S. economy may be poised for stronger growth.

A THEMATIC APPROACH

Consider a fund that invests to benefit from multiple growth trends.

A DIVIDEND POWER APPROACH

Favor a strategy for stocks that harnesses the power of dividends.

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See an infographic that shows why staying invested in stocks for long-term growth has rewarded investors.


Consider these portfolio ideas in the context of Putnam’s investment insights.

PUTNAM PERSPECTIVES
Munis feel knock-on effects of tax reform

Munis feel knock-on effects of tax reform

The municipal bond market will likely see a reduction in supply in 2018 because of certain provisions in the new tax reform law.

ECONOMIC UPDATES AND MARKET OUTLOOKS
World markets enjoy rising GDP but face distinct issues

World markets enjoy rising GDP but face distinct issues

A remarkable year of performance from stocks worldwide raises many questions for investors as we begin 2018.

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