Some asset managers adopt a top down approach to investing. This involves taking a look at the economy (and the global economy) INVESTING  involves doing extensive research on your desired stock picks. Most people however do not have the time (or the expertise) to do this. Whether you are an institutional investor such as a pension fund, insurance company, or a personal investor, you will need a professional investor to invest your funds for you — an asset manager. But how should you approach the decision of selecting which asset manager should be investing your money? The asset manager will do the hard work and research of analysing stocks and attending company investor presentations but you…