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Monday, August 6, 2012

» Wilshire Trust Universe Comparison Service© Shows Falling Equity Returns Drag Down Performance of Institutional Plans in Q2 2012
News/Press Releases

SANTA MONICA, CA, AUGUST 6, 2012—Despite a rising bond market, falling equity returns—especially international equity—proved to be a drag on the performance of all institutional plan types, according to the Wilshire Trust Universe Comparison Service® (Wilshire TUCS®), a cooperative effort between Wilshire Analytics, the investment technology unit of Wilshire Associates Incorporated (Wilshire®), and custodial organizations.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

» Wilshire Associates Launches Wilshire Managed Portfolios Bringing Its Institutional Level Access, Insight, and Oversight to Individual Investors
News/Press Releases

SANTA MONICA, CA, JUNE 19, 2012—Leveraging its four decades of experience in creating asset allocation strategies, selecting managers, and constructing investment portfolios to meet the needs of its institutional investor clients, Wilshire Associates Incorporated (“Wilshire®”), a diversified global financial services firm, today announced the launch of Wilshire Managed Portfolios, which will be available to registered investment advisors (RIAs) and independent broker dealers.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

» 2011 Year in Review and 2012 Outlook (pdf)
Market Commentary, Commentary

Volatility and uncertainty were defining attributes of 2011 as macroeconomic events weighed on markets worldwide. The Japanese earthquake and tsunami roiled markets in the first quarter, casting substantial doubt on the future of the world’s third largest economy and disrupting global supply chains.

Thursday, June 9, 2011

» Explaining the Consistent Outperformance of Institutional Investors (pdf)
Institutional Expertise, White Papers

Looking to institutional investors remains the gold standard for making thoughtful, well-informed investment decisions. Despite the volatile markets investors have contended with following the 2008 financial crisis, the continued outperformance of institutional investors relative to their average investor counterparts demonstrates the value of staying committed to a strategic, long-term investment plan.


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