Endowment Index Gains 2.61% for Week Ending 5/29/2020

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The Endowment Index® calculated by Nasdaq OMX® (Symbol: ENDOW) closed at 1,234.79 Friday, increasing 2.61% from the previous Friday’s close of 1,203.34. The Endowment Index® represents the investable opportunity for managers of portfolios utilizing the Endowment Investment Philosophy® or otherwise incorporate alternative investments within a comprehensive asset allocation strategy. The Endowment Index® measures performance for a multi-asset, globally-diversified, three-dimensional portfolio that includes Global Equity, Global Income, and Alternative Investments (like Private Equity, Hedge Funds and Real Assets). The Index uses an objective, rules-based construction methodology based upon the portfolio allocations of over 770 educational institutions managing over $630 billion in total assets as of 6/30/2019. Each of the 24 sub-indexes that currently comprise the index are investable, and contained within those sub-indexes are over 44,000 underlying securities. You can obtain real-time pricing data on the Endowment Index® under the symbol “ENDOW” through major quote providers, including Bloomberg, Google Finance and others. The Morningstar® Index ID for the Endowment Index® is F00000TPG6. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results. You cannot invest directly in an index. Indexes do not contain fees.

Endowment Index Declines for Week Ending 5/15/2020

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The Endowment Index® calculated by Nasdaq OMX® (Symbol: ENDOW) closed at 1,168.30 Friday, decreasing 2.19% from the previous Friday’s close of 1,194.41. The Endowment Index® represents the investable opportunity for managers of portfolios utilizing the Endowment Investment Philosophy® or otherwise incorporate alternative investments within a comprehensive asset allocation strategy. The Endowment Index® measures performance for a multi-asset, globally-diversified, three-dimensional portfolio that includes Global Equity, Global Income, and Alternative Investments (like Private Equity, Hedge Funds and Real Assets). The Index uses an objective, rules-based construction methodology based upon the portfolio allocations of over 770 educational institutions managing over $630 billion in total assets as of 6/30/2019. Each of the 24 sub-indexes that currently comprise the index are investable, and contained within those sub-indexes are over 44,000 underlying securities. You can obtain real-time pricing data on the Endowment Index® under the symbol “ENDOW” through major quote providers, including Bloomberg, Google Finance and others. The Morningstar® Index ID for the Endowment Index® is F00000TPG6. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results. You cannot invest directly in an index. Indexes do not contain fees.

Endowment Index Gains 2.78% for Week Ending 5/8/2020

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The Endowment Index® calculated by Nasdaq OMX® (Symbol: ENDOW) closed at 1,194.41 Friday, increasing 2.78% from the previous Friday’s close of 1,162.08. The Endowment Index® represents the investable opportunity for managers of portfolios utilizing the Endowment Investment Philosophy® or otherwise incorporate alternative investments within a comprehensive asset allocation strategy. The Endowment Index® measures performance for a multi-asset, globally-diversified, three-dimensional portfolio that includes Global Equity, Global Income, and Alternative Investments (like Private Equity, Hedge Funds and Real Assets). The Index uses an objective, rules-based construction methodology based upon the portfolio allocations of over 770 educational institutions managing over $630 billion in total assets as of 6/30/2019. Each of the 24 sub-indexes that currently comprise the index are investable, and contained within those sub-indexes are over 44,000 underlying securities. You can obtain real-time pricing data on the Endowment Index® under the symbol “ENDOW” through major quote providers, including Bloomberg, Google Finance and others. The Morningstar® Index ID for the Endowment Index® is F00000TPG6. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results. You cannot invest directly in an index. Indexes do not contain fees.

Endowment Index Increases for Week Ending 5/1/2020

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The Endowment Index® calculated by Nasdaq OMX® (Symbol: ENDOW) closed at 1,162.08 Friday, increasing 0.35% from the previous Friday’s close of 1,158.01. The Endowment Index® represents the investable opportunity for managers of portfolios utilizing the Endowment Investment Philosophy® or otherwise incorporate alternative investments within a comprehensive asset allocation strategy. The Endowment Index® measures performance for a multi-asset, globally-diversified, three-dimensional portfolio that includes Global Equity, Global Income, and Alternative Investments (like Private Equity, Hedge Funds and Real Assets). The Index uses an objective, rules-based construction methodology based upon the portfolio allocations of over 770 educational institutions managing over $630 billion in total assets as of 6/30/2019. Each of the 24 sub-indexes that currently comprise the index are investable, and contained within those sub-indexes are over 44,000 underlying securities. You can obtain real-time pricing data on the Endowment Index® under the symbol “ENDOW” through major quote providers, including Bloomberg, Google Finance and others. The Morningstar® Index ID for the Endowment Index® is F00000TPG6. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results. You cannot invest directly in an index. Indexes do not contain fees.

Impact of CARES Act on IRA and Retirement Plans: FAQs

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2020 CARES Act: FAQs

Background
On March 27, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was signed into law, the third in a series of economic relief bills in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The more than $2 trillion package seeks to address financial pressures facing individuals, businesses, and state and local governments due to the pandemic. The below FAQ includes more details about what this means for you. Read More

Endowment Index Declines 0.58% for Week Ending 4/24/2020

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The Endowment Index® calculated by Nasdaq OMX® (Symbol: ENDOW) closed at 1,158.01 Friday, declining 0.58% from the previous Friday’s close of 1,164.73.

The Endowment Index® represents the investable opportunity for managers of portfolios utilizing the Endowment Investment Philosophy® or otherwise incorporate alternative investments within a comprehensive asset allocation strategy. The Endowment Index® measures performance for a multi-asset, globally-diversified, three-dimensional portfolio that includes Global Equity, Global Income, and Alternative Investments (like Private Equity, Hedge Funds and Real Assets). The Index uses an objective, rules-based construction methodology based upon the portfolio allocations of over 770 educational institutions managing over $630 billion in total assets as of 6/30/2019. Each of the 24 sub-indexes that currently comprise the index are investable, and contained within those sub-indexes are over 44,000 underlying securities. You can obtain real-time pricing data on the Endowment Index® under the symbol “ENDOW” through major quote providers, including Bloomberg, Google Finance and others. The Morningstar® Index ID for the Endowment Index® is F00000TPG6.

Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results. You cannot invest directly in an index. Indexes do not contain fees.

Endowment Index® Increases for Week Ending 4/17/2020

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The Endowment Index® calculated by Nasdaq OMX® (Symbol: ENDOW) closed at 1,164.73 Friday, gaining 0.48% from the previous Thursday’s close of 1,159.21. The Endowment Index® represents the investable opportunity for managers of portfolios utilizing the Endowment Investment Philosophy® or otherwise incorporate alternative investments within a comprehensive asset allocation strategy. The Endowment Index® measures performance for a multi-asset, globally-diversified, three-dimensional portfolio that includes Global Equity, Global Income, and Alternative Investments (like Private Equity, Hedge Funds and Real Assets). The Index uses an objective, rules-based construction methodology based upon the portfolio allocations of over 800 educational institutions managing over $615 billion in total assets. Each of the 19 sub-indexes that currently comprise the index are investable, and contained within those sub-indexes are over 34,000 underlying securities. You can obtain real-time pricing data on the Endowment Index® under the symbol “ENDOW” through major quote providers, including Bloomberg, Google Finance and others. The Morningstar® Index ID for the Endowment Index® is F00000TPG6. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results. You cannot invest directly in an index. Indexes do not contain fees.

Endowment Index® Gains 8.63% for Week Ending 4/10/2020

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The Endowment Index® calculated by Nasdaq OMX® (Symbol: ENDOW) closed at 1,159.21 Thursday, gaining 8.63% from the previous Friday’s close of 1,065.81. The Endowment Index® represents the investable opportunity for managers of portfolios utilizing the Endowment Investment Philosophy® or otherwise incorporate alternative investments within a comprehensive asset allocation strategy. The Endowment Index® measures performance for a multi-asset, globally-diversified, three-dimensional portfolio that includes Global Equity, Global Income, and Alternative Investments (like Private Equity, Hedge Funds and Real Assets). The Index uses an objective, rules-based construction methodology based upon the portfolio allocations of over 800 educational institutions managing over $615 billion in total assets. Each of the 19 sub-indexes that currently comprise the index are investable, and contained within those sub-indexes are over 34,000 underlying securities. You can obtain real-time pricing data on the Endowment Index® under the symbol “ENDOW” through major quote providers, including Bloomberg, Google Finance and others. The Morningstar® Index ID for the Endowment Index® is F00000TPG6. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results. You cannot invest directly in an index. Indexes do not contain fees.

Endowment Index® Declines for Week Ending 4/3/2020

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The Endowment Index® calculated by Nasdaq OMX® (Symbol: ENDOW) closed at 1,065.81 Friday, declining 2.67% from the previous Friday’s close of 1,094.39. The Endowment Index® represents the investable opportunity for managers of portfolios utilizing the Endowment Investment Philosophy® or otherwise incorporate alternative investments within a comprehensive asset allocation strategy. The Endowment Index® measures performance for a multi-asset, globally-diversified, three-dimensional portfolio that includes Global Equity, Global Income, and Alternative Investments (like Private Equity, Hedge Funds and Real Assets). The Index uses an objective, rules-based construction methodology based upon the portfolio allocations of over 800 educational institutions managing over $615 billion in total assets. Each of the 19 sub-indexes that currently comprise the index are investable, and contained within those sub-indexes are over 34,000 underlying securities. You can obtain real-time pricing data on the Endowment Index® under the symbol “ENDOW” through major quote providers, including Bloomberg, Google Finance and others. The Morningstar® Index ID for the Endowment Index® is F00000TPG6. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results. You cannot invest directly in an index. Indexes do not contain fees.