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Puerto Rico Municipal Debt: Sunny Paradise or Tropical Storm?

Either Way, a Tactical Opportunity May Exist

Posted on April 18, 2014.

There's a lot of talk about Puerto Rican municipal debt recently. Recent downgrades amid new bond issuance have created a market imbalance, which we believe presents a low risk tactical opportunity through investing in shorter maturity debt.

On The Other Hand for the Week ending April 11, 2014

On the Other Hand
for the quarter ending April 11, 2014

Posted on April 18, 2014.

Principal Income Fund

John Friedl | Portfolio Advisor | Principal Management Corporation

On The Other Hand for the Week ending April 4, 2014

On the Other Hand
for the quarter ending April 4, 2014

Posted on April 11, 2014.

On The Other Hand for the Quarter ending March 28, 2014

On the Other Hand
for the quarter ending March 28, 2014

Posted on April 4, 2014.

Principal Equity Income Fund

David Simpson, CFA | Portfolio Manager | Edge Asset Management

On The Other Hand for the Week ending March 21, 2014

On the Other Hand
for the quarter ending March 21, 2014

Posted on March 27, 2014.

  • New Approach to Fed Guidance Raises Questions
  • Ukraine Tensions Continue
  • Soft U.S. Housing Data: More than Just the Weather?
  • Still Only Trace Elements of Inflationary Pressures

Barron's: The Principal Deserves More Interest

Posted on March 22, 2014.

Looking for an investment leader you can trust? Look no further according to Barron's.

The Principal Financial Group® has evolved from a life insurance company into a global asset manager according to a recent profile of the company featured in Barron's.

Investing Around the Globe. Winning Awards at Home.

Posted on March 21, 2014.

On March 20, Lipper Inc. announced the Lipper Fund Awards for 2014, which spotlight funds that have excelled in delivering consistently strong risk-adjusted performance relative to their peers. The Principal Global Real Estate Securities Fund was once again recognized for the outstanding quality of its investment management.

Promising Jobs Report Indicates Modest Growth

Posted on March 18, 2014.

The February employment report came in stronger than expected at the beginning of March. The Federal Reserve (the Fed) likely will end quantitative easing by November, but not consider raising interest rates until the second half of 2015.

Thus Spoke the Fed

Posted on February 28, 2014.

The members of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) remained confident in their outlook for growth of 2.8% - 3.2%, but the Fed is undecided on how to improve the promise to keep rates low for longer. Here's our take.

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