The Principal Knowledge Center
The latest insights from our experts on attitudes, behaviors and trends that impact long-term financial security. Thought leaders from across the globe provide data analysis, research and perspective on the economy, investment management, retirement security and more. Know more now.
Dec. 16, 2014
Where Will Yield Come From in the Future?
Watch the latest video featuring experts from across the investment boutiques of Principal Global Investors commenting on why yield is so important and where it will come from in their asset class in the future.
Dec. 15, 2014
Three Companies Doing Well By Doing Good
The rise of the B-Corp offers legal structure for mission-driven, for-profit companies interested in making corporate social responsibility a key part of how they measure success.
Dec. 2014 – A new report from Principal Real Estate Investors covers key themes expected to drive the U.S. commercial real estate market in 2015, including stronger economic growth in the United States and continued accommodative monetary policy.
Oct. 2014 – Read unique insights from across our specialized boutique asset managers in our newest paper on emerging markets. This collection of articles represents the views of four of our boutiques and what they see as the challenges and opportunities for emerging markets.
Dec. 2014 – American Workers are feeling more financially fit going into this holiday season. And a majority plan to give back during the holidays.
Oct. 2014 – Risk management decisions for defined benefit (DB) plans are complex and challenging to make. Learn more about the true impact of annuity purchase on DB plans.
The current weakness in the price of oil is the triumph of economists over geologists. Find out how oil markets have worked out according to the economists' point of view in this new video from Jim McCaughan, CEO of Principal Global Investors.
Economic Insights, Dec. 8-12, 2014:
With flat incomes and higher costs for necessities like health care and education, household services spending has stagnated since the end of the Great Recession.