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Where Might You Find Returns In 2019? Consider Private Markets
When it comes to private markets, the opportunity is substantial. The pace of growth in private markets will unavoidably impact the way investors build their portfolios in the coming years.
Stay Of Execution: Will The Fed's Rate Pause Breathe More Life Into The U.S. Expansion?
As we head deeper into the year, the U.S. economy continues to grind slowly forward despite trade concerns and Brexit worries.
The Shortsightedness Of Investing In Silos
In this late stage of the economic cycle, the tectonic plates of financial markets are poised to shift, and investors will face increased volatility and uncertainty.
2019 Fixed Income Survey: Is A Change In Market Dynamics Afoot?
Managers are bullish towards local currency emerging market debt. 73% of managers expect a 6% or better return over the next 12 months, versus 47% in the last survey and 64% previous to that.
Not-So-Great Expectations: Will Market Struggles Continue This Year?
Much has been made in the news recently about the possible onset of the next recession - and rightfully so, in our opinion, as we believe the next economic downturn is a matter of when not if.
4 Potential Outcomes For Brexit: Probabilities And Market Impact
As with all market calls based on binary political outcomes, one must be particularly cautious about acting on them.
January FOMC Meeting: A Pause, But (Probably) Not The End Of The Tightening Cycle
It's important to remember that the cause for the pause is most likely about emergent downside risks to both the U.S. and global economic outlook.
Q4 Equity Manager Report: Playing Defense
With markets likely to remain volatile over the next several months, it's more important than ever to pay attention to the thinking of specialist managers in order to identify potential opportunities for outperformance.
Top 5 Investment Themes To Watch For 2019
2018 was action-packed and volatile with global equity markets, geopolitics and populism dominating the year. The result was that almost all asset classes, with the exceptions of cash and government bonds, posted negative returns.
3 Keys To Maximizing Your Firm's Value
Complacency has no place in today’s independent wealth management landscape. In order to stay afloat in an increasingly crowded environment, it’s mission-critical for RIAs to take additional steps to maximize their value.
Excellent Adventure Or Bogus Journey? How The Next Recession May Unfold
Markets are struggling. Global growth is slowing. And as attention increasingly turns to the possibility of a recession, it’s time to stop pondering when an economic slump will set in, and focus instead on what it may entail.
Bah Humbug: U.S. Markets Tumble To Yearly Lows After Fed Guidance Projects More Rate Hikes For 2019
Markets hit the rewind button this afternoon as the U.S. Federal Reserve (the Fed) talked about the need for “some” further rate hikes in 2019.
To Fear Or Not To Fear The Yield Curve
With the spread between 10-year and 2-year Treasury yields down to just 13 basis points1, an active debate is raging among economists about the efficacy of the yield curve as a recession indicator in the current cycle.
U.S.-China Ceasefire: Reasonable Outcome For Markets, Brief Respite For Economies
The three-month ceasefire by no means guarantees that a final trade deal will be struck, but it improves the risk distribution for markets.
2018’s Biggest Winners Turned Into The Biggest Losers This Week
The S&P 500 Index is down approximately 3% on the week and approximately 9.5% from its peak on September 20, essentially wiping out gains for the year. But the selloff is concentrated in a few mega-cap tech companies.
U.S. Midterms Update: Democrats Take House, Republicans Keep Senate. Markets React
In a widely-expected outcome, U.S. midterm elections concluded with the Democrats gaining a majority in the House of Representatives, while Republicans maintained control of the Senate.
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