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Legg Mason: 7 Reasons to Choose Active Management

Posted by WrapManager's Investment Policy Committee

February 27, 2017

While index investments have their place, it’s important to recognize what actively managed strategies can do for investors — especially in the current environment, where the risks embedded in passive strategies loom large.

Market surprises in 2016 underlined the difficulty in predicting what’s coming next. The long run of gains since the financial crisis that buoyed passive strategies may not necessarily be the arc of the future.


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Legg Mason Capital Management, Inc. Money Manager Commentary

Legg Mason 2017 Annual Outlook

January 16, 2017
Things didn’t always go as expected in 2016. The U.S. election, U.K. Brexit vote and the Fed’s U-turn on rates took many investors by surprise. Yet worries about volatility proved unfounded. Some asset classes posted solid gains, defying pessimism and showing that opportunity can arise despite the many real risks. With that in mind, we asked our investment managers to identify what could happen if things go right in 2017... [+] Read More