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Posts Tagged ‘economy and markets’


Grandfather clock

Beware of betting big on U.S. stocks

History suggests that today’s stretched U.S. stock valuations are likely to be followed by a period of low returns. “Buy low, sell high” seems like a particularly good response.

Jun 27, 2017 Categories: Portfolio Corner
Is now the time to reduce bond exposure?

Is now the time to reduce bond exposure?

Basic math suggests that selling out of bonds before interest rates rise is a no-brainer. If only it was that simple.

Jun 20, 2017 Categories: Portfolio Corner
US Outlook

U.S. outlook: reconciling strong surveys and a mediocre economic reality

U.S. consumers and businesses report high levels of confidence. But they’re not spending their money where their mouth is. What might this disconnect spell for the U.S. economic and market outlook?

May 18, 2017 Categories: Economic Insights

The tale of two rallies since the U.S. election

After getting battered by the outcome of the U.S. election in November 2016, non-U.S. and emerging markets equities have rebounded, leaving U.S. stocks behind in the dust.

May 11, 2017 Categories: Economic Insights
The muni market comes to its senses

The muni market comes to its senses – with still more potential upside

One third of the way into the new year, Senior Portfolio Manager, Albert Jalso, offers an update on the municipal bond market and how it has fared since his 2016 year-end outlook for the asset class.

May 2, 2017 Categories: Portfolio Corner
Global Market Outlook 2Q2017

Global Markets forecast: Is the rally based on fake news?

Our global strategist team evaluates how the latest pause in U.S. markets’ growth and other factors are impacting other equity markets.

Apr 6, 2017 Categories: Economic Insights
Income investing

Two considerations for today’s income investors

With interest rates rising, income-seeking investors may have an easier time meeting their income targets. That said, risks remain.

Feb 28, 2017 Categories: Portfolio Corner
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