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Economic Insights for the quarter ending October 2, 2015

Posted on October 7, 2015.

  • This Week's Highlights:
  • If it's not one thing, it's another
  • Is the global recession already over?
  • U.S. payrolls, the bad, the ugly, and the Fed
  • Moving the goalposts
  • Once smitten, twice shy

The Wall Street Transcript interviews Chris Carter, Portfolio Manager of the Origin Emerging Markets Fund

Chris Carter, Founding Partner of Origin Asset Management and Portfolio Manager of the Origin Emerging Markets Fund, highlights the Fund's philosophy and process, the status of emerging markets, where he sees current investment opportunities, and how the recent volatility in China affects the Fund.

Principal Perspective Newsletter Now Available

Posted on September 22, 2015.

SAM Portfolios

Jeff Tyler, CFA | Portfolio Manager | Principal Financial Group

Economic Insights for the week ending September 25, 2015

Posted on September 30, 2015.

  • This Week's Highlights:
  • The Real Janet Yellen
  • Never Underestimate U.S. Consumers
  • World Growth Rebalances

Dollar Will Rise to Parity With Euro, Principal Global Says

Posted on September 21, 2015.

The dollar is poised to strengthen to parity with the euro in the next 12 months as the Federal Reserve is still on course to raise interest rates, even after deciding not to act this week, according to Principal Global Investors.


Jim McCaughan on CNBC's "Squawk Box" to Talk Volatility

Posted on August 27, 2015.

Jim McCaughan on CNBC's "Squawk Box" to Talk Volatility Jim McCaughan, CEO of Principal Global Investors, appeared on CNBC's "Squawk Box Europe" this morning to discuss the recent market volatility, and how he's not yet concerned about U.S. fundamentals.

Midcap Fund

Bill Nolin, CFA | Portfolio Manager | Principal Global Investors

Economic Insights for the week ending September 18, 2015

Posted on September 24, 2015.

  • This Week's Highlights:
  • Waiting for Godot
  • Recalibrating World Crude Oil Demand

Jim McCaughan on CNBC's "Street Signs Asia"

Posted on August 24, 2015.

Jim McCaughan, CEO of Principal Global Investors, recently appeared on CNBC's "Street Signs Asia" to discuss how oil is facing "a problem of plenty," partly driven by technology.


Jim McCaughan talks oil on Bloomberg TV's "Surveillance."

Posted on August 6, 2015.

Jim McCaughan, CEO of Principal Global Investors, speaks with Vonnie Quinn, Brendan Greeley, and Tom Keene on Bloomberg Television's "Surveillance" on the drop in oil prices and its impact on the U.S. economy.

P Shares Added to Principal Real Estate Debt Income Fund in June

Posted on June 16, 2015.

Effective June 15, 2015, Principal Funds added Class P shares (PDIFX) to the Principal Real Estate Debt Income Fund.

Principal Global Multi-Strategy Fund

Jake Anonson | Portfolio Manager | Principal Management Corporation

Economic Insights for the week ending September 11, 2015

Posted on September 18, 2015.

Barron's Profiles the Principal Global Diversified Income Fund

Posted on April 16, 2015

Barron’s recently profiled the Principal Global Diversified Income Fund in its article, “The Outcome Is Income,” which details the process our portfolio managers utilize when seeking to achieve the Fund’s sole focus: risk-adjusted income.

Principal Funds Named One of Barron's Top 5 Mutual Fund Families for 2014

Posted on February 18, 2015

Here's another reason to feel confident about your investments with Principal Funds. In its latest annual ranking, the respected financial industry magazine Barron's placed Principal Funds 5th on its list of top mutual fund families for 2014.

Economic Insights for the week ending September 4, 2015

Posted on September 11, 2015.



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