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Rich Weiss

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Rich Weiss is a chief investment officer, senior vice president and senior portfolio manager at American Century Investments. He oversees the team that manages the firm's multi-asset strategies and also serves as a member of the asset allocation committee, which is responsible for establishing investment policy and reviewing investment decisions for all asset allocation products. Rich has three daughters, two of whom can beat him at golf.
Rise of the Robots

Rise of the Robots?

Podcast We have been writing for some time now about economic and political uncertainty. One factor underpinning both these conditions is the technological change that...
Relative Valuations: Better Stock Deals in Europe and Asia?

Relative Valuations: Better Stock Deals in Europe and Asia?

The first quarter of this year reminded me a lot of the movie “Forrest Gump.” Specifically, the part where Forrest compares life to a...
2017 Outlook: Headwinds, Opportunities and Unknowns

2017 Outlook: Headwinds, Opportunities and Unknowns

We closed out 2016 with two notable developments, both of which had significant impacts on the economy. The first was the U.S. presidential election. After...
Beyond Labels: Issues in Target-Date Fund Evaluation and Selection

Issues in Target-Date Fund Evaluation and Selection

The investment community has made significant strides in understanding and evaluating target-date fund (TDF)1 strategies over the past decade. Now, however, we have reached a...
The Major Drivers to 2016's Returns

The Major Drivers to 2016’s Returns

"Much ado about nothing" might best describe Brexit's impact to the market. Pundits expected and predicted major shock waves, but that never materialized —and...

Q3 2015 Global Asset Allocation Perspective: Greece, China, and Interest Rates

There are three major clouds on the financial horizon: Greece, China, and U.S. monetary policy. Of the three, the ramifications of higher U.S. interest rates and...

Q2 2015 Global Asset Allocation Perspective: Global Opportunities, Global Diversification

The biggest change to our positioning is a shift toward European stocks, which have underperformed relative to U.S. equities and offer more attractive valuations. Central bank...

Q4 2013 Global Asset Allocation Perspective: Evaluating Stocks at Record Highs

Monetary and fiscal policy uncertainty may create volatility, but we don’t see those factors undermining the overall positive story for global equities and investment...

Ask Our Expert: What Are the Benefits of Global Allocation?

Q: What role can global allocation play in a portfolio? A: First and foremost, because of the breadth of diversification, a global allocation portfolio could...

Ask Our Expert: Target-Date Fundamentals (Part II)

Q: What should investors consider when evaluating target-date funds? A: Investors should review three key differentiating factors when evaluating target date funds: Glide path—Refers simply...