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An inverted yield curve may signal trouble in the water. Despite the bond market’s warning, we still believe the U.S. economy may remain resilient.
In no uncertain terms, what really affects the stock market is uncertainty—because it causes people to doubt existing business plans.
The Federal Reserve surprised markets with an emergency 0.50% rate cut on March 3. Our investment managers explore the move and potential market responses.
The conservative Tories gained a substantial majority in December’s general election. Here’s what that could mean for Brexit negotiations and more.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is one example that demonstrates the pitfalls of investing based on political outcomes.
November’s U.S. presidential election will, inevitably, affect markets. Today we look at what a Trump or Biden victory could mean for investors. Which industries would benefit, and which industries would not?
Presidential elections often lead to volatility in the markets. But “betting” on a political outcome is difficult and potentially costly.
The Federal Reserve left short-term interest rates unchanged at 0% to 0.25%. It also reiterated its commitment to use its full range of tools to support the U.S. economic recovery.
Sustainable competitive advantages and pricing power are key attributes of companies Portfolio Manager Jeff Bourke seeks in the current economic environment.
For the first time in more than 10 years, the Federal Reserve cut short-term interest rate—a move Fixed Income Co-CIO John Lovito says “provides a cushion for U.S. economic growth and inflation.”
Markets may have panicked today, but we think it’s best if investors respond with poise and patience instead.
Here’s the role the Federal Reserve has played in the 2020 economy, and what policymakers are expecting for the rest of the year.
Global Fixed Income Co-CIO John Lovito expects fewer central bank policy fireworks in 2020. Here’s where he’s finding opportunities.
First Quarter 2020
Global equities may have a sunny outlook or 2020, according to Portfolio Manager Brent Puff. Here are three factors shaping his view.
Will global small-cap stocks play catch up to large-cap stocks in 2020? Get the latest outlook from Portfolio Manager Trevor Gurwich.
Value Portfolio Manager Mike Liss sees pockets of opportunities in four areas—provided social media and inflation don't disrupt markets.
Liquidity, volatility and credit spreads may all have a role to play in the year ahead, according to Head of Investment Solutions Cleo Chang.
Emerging markets face a tough year ahead with the status of the U.S.-China trade war and the U.S. presidential election still up in the air.
Stock prices may appear low, but we’re watching for oil supply and demand to show signs of rebalancing.
COVID-19 continues to spread, and countries are ramping up their responses to protect vulnerable economies. Will their efforts pay off?
The coronavirus has affected markets, but it’s important to keep those effects in context. Get CIO Victor Zhang’s thoughts on the latest correction.
Investors who previously took the coronavirus epidemic in stride are now coming to grips with concerns about its impact on global economic growth and corporate earnings.
Coronavirus uncertainty put markets through the ringer this quarter. Here's why we think the impact could be limited to the first quarter.
After three and a half years of political wrangling that resulted in much uncertainty in global markets, “Brexit Day” has finally arrived.
Negative-yielding debt has been steadily increasing throughout the world, and many investors worry the U.S. won’t remain immune from this bond market anomaly. Co-CIO Charles Tan shares why negative rates could present significant risks.
In 2019, we are seeing emerging markets investors focusing more on the bottom up—for stocks that will outperform—and less on just headline news.
Co-Chief Investment Officer Gregory Woodhams explains why this second round of tariffs could be more damaging than the first.
The first wave of third quarter corporate earnings reports shared weak guidance on future earnings, which rattled investors—particularly those in the industrials sector.
October 24, 2018
The stock market took investors on a rollercoaster ride over the past week. What did we learn?
October 12, 2018