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US Market Commentary


Recession in China?

The world's second-largest economy and consumer market has likely slipped into a recession, at least by China's standards.
May 8, 2022

Hedging Stocks Against Rising Rates

Consider hedging the possible risk of higher interest rates with the addition of short duration stocks, a potential way to manage risk while remaining invested in the markets.
April 24, 2022

Deglobalization Is Political, Not Economic

Politics may have little impact on economic globalization or corporate profits—which gives little reason for investors to deglobalize their portfolios, despite the headlines.
April 10, 2022

At Last—Income in the Fixed Income Market

The first quarter was brutal for fixed income investors, as bond prices fell and yields rose. However, the steep rise in yields should mean that income investors can finally earn relatively attractive yields in the bond market, after enduring nearly three years of near-zero interest rates.
April 7, 2022

War in Ukraine: Recession in Europe?

We believe the odds of a recession in Europe are above average, but still below 50%. We will be watching developments and data closely to see how the economic outlook evolves.
March 13, 2022

How to Invest in Clean-Energy Trends

New approaches to climate change could create plenty of investment opportunities.
March 3, 2022

The Fed's Next Move: Ukraine Changes the Picture

After months of laying the groundwork for monetary policy tightening, the Federal Reserve now faces a sudden change in the economic outlook.
March 1, 2022

Why Invest Internationally?

A large home bias, even with international sales exposure, may not diversify investors across sectors, endangering financial goals when new economic cycles shift long-term trends.
February 13, 2022

What Do Rising Rates Mean for Stock Investors?

Global benchmark yields are moving higher along with economic sentiment. We expect yields to remain positively correlated to market returns, favoring cyclical and value stocks.
January 17, 2022

Songs of Experience: Reminiscences of a Strategist

It's been 35 years since I began my career on Wall Street and the lessons I learned along the way from some all-time investment greats always hold true.
December 19, 2021

Top Global Risks of 2022

Despite the strong year for stocks in 2021, markets have confidently priced in some negative trends gathering more momentum in 2022 which may help markets, should trends reverse.
December 19, 2021

The Appeal of Buyback Stocks

Are companies that repurchase their shares poised for outperformance?
November 17, 2021

Will Shortages Lead to Gluts?

After a year of supply shortages, the global economy may be closer to the end of the supply chain problems than the beginning.
November 7, 2021
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Can D.C. Chaos Halt the Bull Market?

The long-running bull market is facing pressures as Congress continues to flail against complex issues that threaten the economy.
September 29, 2021

Dollar Outlook: Can the Rally Continue?

We believe it can, at least in the short term.
September 6, 2021

What's in Your Portfolio? The Role of Various Asset Classes

Stocks, bonds, commodities, and other asset classes each play a unique role in your portfolio.
August 9, 2021

Does Market Timing Work?

We ran the numbers on market timing. Our findings? There's a high cost to waiting for the best entry point.
July 14, 2021

Saving for College: 529 College Savings Plans

A popular college-savings vehicle is the 529 savings plan, which provides several tax advantages when used for education expenses.
March 24, 2021

Will the U.S. Dollar Lose Its Reserve Status?

Easy monetary policy and rising federal budget deficits could undermine confidence in the dollar, but its role as the dominant global currency looks secure.
March 17, 2021

Bonds vs. Bond Funds: Which is Right for You?

Not sure which to choose? Here are some things to consider about individual bonds vs. bond funds.
January 23, 2020

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