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Market volatility: Assessing the wild ride

Lower energy costs, market selloffs, and sovereign debt struggles are bringing plenty of worry to today's markets. In this collection, we discuss the options for how to handle the current turbulence.

 
Mar 2017
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Macro and market

With uncertainty so high, why is market volatility so low?

Authors: Sunil Kapadia, ...

The outlook for economies and investment markets worldwide seems unusually uncertain amid rising anti-globalization sentiment and electoral surprises such as Brexit and Donald Trump’s win. At the same...

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Emerging local debt: Turning the corner

Authors: Jim Valone, CFA, ...

Our ELD team believes that improving fundamentals bolster the outlook for the asset class, though risks remain.

File under: Market volatility: Assessing the wild ride, Fixed income strategies for today — and tomorrow, Emerging markets: Active opportunities span asset classes

 
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The case for absolute-return fixed income

Author: Paul Skinner

Today’s unsettled market conditions bolster the case for absolute-return approaches with no systematic beta bias. There is ample opportunity for active managers across the global government bond and...

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Sep 2015
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Watch the World: Feeling better, mostly

Authors: Robert Scherfke, PhD, ...

Amid cross-currents of improving US and European cycles, policy incoherence in China, and the varying impact by country of lower oil prices, Macroanalyst Robert Scherfke believes the overall global trend is up.

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