Resources

Insights, research and news to keep you updated and informed on Madison's strategies and process. Our goal is for clients and advisers alike to better understand the decisions that impact results. Regional representatives personalize these insights; educating advisers on how our investment decisions can affect their clients’ portfolios. Please reach out to learn more. We welcome your inquiries.


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Active Management | Gaining a Leg up

The growing popularity of equity index funds and equity index exchange traded funds (ETFs), combined with several academic studies of the costs and benefits of active management versus indexing, have raised questions in the minds of many advisors and investors about the benefits of active equity management. We believe these studies have given “active managers” a bad rap by grouping all active managers into a broad, single universe and not differentiating between those managers who are truly active, and add value, and those managers that call themselves active but offer little opportunity for outperformance, net of fees, based on their true investment style.

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Are You Getting the Most Out of Your International Allocation?

An appropriate allocation to international equities in a multi-asset class portfolio can provide meaningful diversification and performance benefits. Manager selection is a critical component of your allocation strategy and risk management. One under-considered factor: many active and passive international portfolios have significant holdings in large-cap overseas companies with heavy exposure to the U.S. economy, undermining diversification.

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Madison Mid Cap

The stock market marched higher during the second quarter as central banks continued shifting towards more accommodative monetary policy. This helped offset heightened trade tensions and slower global economic growth data. Once again the result was clear: long-term interest rates continued to decline and risk assets rallied.

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Commentary

Fixed & Commodity Market Performance - Quarterly Chart Pack

Our quarterly chart pack summarizing the fixed income and commodity markets.

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Commentary

Equity Market Attribution | 3Q19

Our quarterly chart pack summarizing the equity markets.

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Commentary

U.S. Equity Market Commentary

Our take on the markets to help you frame your thoughts for the quarter. This is really cool and comprehensive. You won't want to miss it.

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