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Stocks, Bonds, Bills, and Inflation

Stocks, Bonds, Bills, and Inflation

🕔14:58, 25.Sep 2020

Interpretive Analysis and Insights   During the last quarter of 2018, major U.S. indices plunged approximately 20% from their peaks of end of late August/early October. In 2019, they recovered and reached new highs. The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial

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Global Asset Allocation: The View from EMEA Market Inisghts

Global Asset Allocation: The View from EMEA Market Inisghts

🕔13:13, 25.Sep 2020

After more than a decade of below‑target inflation in the U.S., some investors are speculating that inflation may finally rise due to the magnitude of monetary stimulus coinciding with fiscal stimulus supporting the economic recovery from the coronavirus‑induced …

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SPIVA® U.S. Scorecard

SPIVA® U.S. Scorecard

🕔09:58, 24.Sep 2020

Drastic volatility hit the U.S. stock market in the first half of 2020. The S&P 500® declined by 3.1%, with negative returns also posted by the S&P MidCap 400® (-12.8%) and the S&P SmallCap 600® (-17.9%). The S&P 500 reached

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Making Hard Choices in Extraordinary Times

Making Hard Choices in Extraordinary Times

🕔13:00, 23.Sep 2020

Renewed equity market volatility highlights the need for portfolio breadth. U.S. markets have sold off sharply after reaching record highs, driven by a correction in large‑cap technology stocks. With equity markets showing resilience throughout the summer, investors have raised concerns about market

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Treasury yields increase slightly as the Fed keeps asset purchases steady

Treasury yields increase slightly as the Fed keeps asset purchases steady

🕔14:53, 22.Sep 2020

Most U.S. Treasury yields increased modestly last week, led by longer maturities. The Federal Reserve (Fed) disappointed investors, as it did not expand long-duration asset purchases as some had hoped. The …

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SOE Debt and Private Equity in our Top Five this week!

SOE Debt and Private Equity in our Top Five this week!

🕔10:09, 19.Sep 2020

#38 September is filled with interesting webinars – have you checked out our event calendar yet? For example, next week Fidelity hosts a webinar on every weekday. On Monday, they will discuss “The rise of Asia“. Furthermore, on Wednesday Principal

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Grappling with the New Reality of Zero Bond Yields Virtually Everywhere

Grappling with the New Reality of Zero Bond Yields Virtually Everywhere

🕔15:02, 18.Sep 2020

It is now a reality that long-term bond yields are at or near zero in the US and virtually everywhere. There are so many implications of this that it takes some time to recognize and absorb them all and then

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Stock prices slip, although sentiment remains positive

Stock prices slip, although sentiment remains positive

🕔09:26, 18.Sep 2020

For the first time in nearly five months, U.S. equities experienced back-toback weekly losses, with the S&P 500 Index declining 2.5%.1 The weakness was due to overbought conditions (especially in technology) plus mounting skepticism over prospects for another fiscal stimulus

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Dollar Weakness Helps Gold To All-Time Highs

Dollar Weakness Helps Gold To All-Time Highs

🕔09:45, 16.Sep 2020

The gold bull market passed two important sign-posts in July. The strength of the market is impressive as it blew through $1,800 and the all-time high of $1,921. These prices had been major technical resistance points set a decade ago.

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Why we stay moderately pro-risk

Why we stay moderately pro-risk

🕔13:01, 15.Sep 2020

Weekly commentary The broad macro backdrop has been improving, risk assets have rallied a long way, and increasing market volatility points to risks that investors will need to navigate as the U.S. presidential election draws closer. All this leaves us …

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Weekly Market Recap

Weekly Market Recap

🕔11:09, 15.Sep 2020

The continuing lack of progress in Congress on a new stimulus package seemed to be weighing on sentiment, with investors particularly worried about the building financial pressures on states and municipalities. On Thursday, Republicans brought …

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Changing credit views amid volatility

Changing credit views amid volatility

🕔08:03, 9.Sep 2020

Weekly commentary Markets have rallied sharply from their virus lows, driven by the policy revolution and economic restart. Tighter valuations increase the risk of volatility, particularly ahead of divisive U.S. elections. Last week’s equity selloff illustrates this. Against …

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Holidays over for policymakers

Holidays over for policymakers

🕔09:34, 8.Sep 2020

By and large the dataflow continues to point upward for the global economy but as we expected the spectacular rebound of early summer is not sustained, with private sector job creation slowing down in the US and the Euro area

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New York – Big shifts in the Big Apple

New York – Big shifts in the Big Apple

🕔15:13, 4.Sep 2020

While no real estate sector or portfolio is immune from the negative effects of the coronavirus pandemic, we believe certain sectors and strategies are better positioned in these uncertain …

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Outlook for Fed Policy: Near- Term, Longer- Term

Outlook for Fed Policy: Near- Term, Longer- Term

🕔10:00, 3.Sep 2020

Global Fixed Income Strategy In November 2018, the US Federal Reserve (Fed) announced that it would conduct a broad review of its monetary policy framework. The new framework will likely shape monetary policy in …

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Indigenous Peoples’ rights: Change is in the air

Indigenous Peoples’ rights: Change is in the air

🕔07:44, 2.Sep 2020

Washington — With historic changes sweeping across the United States, calls reverberating for fairness and equity for all are coming more regularly than ever. In recent weeks, three distinct American Indian issues have made headlines …

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Indices Push Higher

Indices Push Higher

🕔14:51, 1.Sep 2020

Market Flash US equities broke fresh records as new Coronavirus cases fell sharply and the overall sanitary situation improved. The contrast was strong with Europe where there was a surge in new cases even if the number of people on

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Potential Winners and Losers From Biden’s Climate Plan

Potential Winners and Losers From Biden’s Climate Plan

🕔15:15, 31.Aug 2020

T. Rowe Price Insights on the U.S. Election Regulations would affect the energy sector and automotive industry Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has an ambitious climate agenda, headlined by pledges to eliminate …  

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US corporate debt: opportunity and risk in a post-COVID world

US corporate debt: opportunity and risk in a post-COVID world

🕔15:10, 27.Aug 2020

We believe central bank stimulus has reduced the probability of stronger investment-grade bonds being overwhelmed by further bouts of market volatility. Fresh US interest-rate cuts should also encourage European and Asian investors back to US corporate bonds, as hedging back

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Multi-Asset Solutions Weekly Strategy Report

Multi-Asset Solutions Weekly Strategy Report

🕔11:03, 26.Aug 2020

Global markets and multi-asset portfolios The rebound in global equities has been quite dramatic, but so too has been the recovery in the market pricing of inflation, especially in the U.S. Since March, 10-year U.S. CPI swaps and Treasury inflation

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Risk-off sentiment leads Treasury yields lower

Risk-off sentiment leads Treasury yields lower

🕔07:57, 26.Aug 2020

U.S. Treasury yields fell steadily last week, led by longer maturities, and the yield curve flattened significantly. Wednesday’s 20-year maturity auction overwhelmed investor demand and pushed yields briefly higher, but cautious attitudes prevailed and yields fell …

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Economic and Strategy Viewpoint

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint

🕔07:39, 25.Aug 2020

Since our last forecast in May we have seen a further easing of lockdowns, particularly in Europe, and a gradual resumption of economic activity. The US has seen a second wave of outbreaks in the southern states and cases in

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Uncertainty Phase on the Market Continues

Uncertainty Phase on the Market Continues

🕔12:57, 24.Aug 2020

Markets at a glance In the course of the week, the markets remained very uncertain and highly influenced by the evolution of the contagion curve at the global level. On the US curve, the 2-year rate was confirmed …

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US jobless claims and vaccine developments bring positive news

US jobless claims and vaccine developments bring positive news

🕔09:47, 20.Aug 2020

Last week, I laid out five things to watch in the month of August. Over the past seven days, we’ve seen new developments in each one. This week, I offer a quick update to each of those five issues, and

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Weekly Market Recap

Weekly Market Recap

🕔11:41, 18.Aug 2020

Last week’s trading was typical of late summer, with catalysts for the market's moves remaining harder to identify than usual. The downward trend in new coronavirus cases seemed to support sentiment early in the week, although the number of daily

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