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Dave MacEwen

Dave MacEwen
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Dave MacEwen is co-chief investment officer at American Century Investments. He shares responsibility for overseeing the discipline CIOs and investment teams that manage client assets across the firm. An avid sailor, Dave competes in an annual Pacific trip between California and Hawaii.
Weak Inflation Disrupts Rate Normalization

Weak Inflation Disrupts Rate Normalization

The Federal Reserve’s (Fed’s) primary goals are to promote maximum employment and stable inflation. But as the Fed gets set to revisit this mandate...
Lots of News, but Little Volatility

Lots of News, But Little Volatility

Since we started this series of portfolio manager insight videos in 2016, I’ve noticed that there’s always a theme that resonates across disciplines each...
Feds Likely to Reduce Balance Sheet, Mindful of Markets

Fed Likely to Reduce Balance Sheet, Mindful of Markets

Investors are bracing for the next leg of the Federal Reserve’s (the Fed’s) “normalization” strategy—the unwinding of quantitative easing (QE). Just as the bond-buying...
Fed Raises Rates, Set Sights on Balance Sheet

Fed Raises Rates, Sets Sights on Balance Sheet

As expected, the Federal Reserve (the Fed) resumed its interest rate-normalization strategy, lifting the federal funds rate target 25 basis points at its latest...
Fed Holds Rates Steady, Sets Stage for Future Moves

Fed Holds Rates Steady, Sets Stage for Future Moves

As expected, the Federal Reserve (Fed) left its interest rate target unchanged at its latest monetary policy meeting. This is consistent with the gradual...
Thinking Globally in Bond Investing

Thinking Globally in Bond Investing

Being in the world of investments, it probably comes as no surprise that numbers are always top of mind. To some, they are just...
Reflections on Reflation - Why This Time Feels Different for TIPS

Reflections on Reflation – Why This Time Feels Different for TIPS

Podcast Q2 2017 CIO Insights - Fixed Income Global financial markets experienced several shocks last year, not the least of which was the election of President...
Fed's First Rate Hike of 2017 May Not Be the Last

Fed’s First Rate Hike of 2017 May Not Be the Last

As the U.S. bond market has generally expected and priced in for the past two weeks, the Federal Reserve (Fed) has incrementally raised short-term...
Marching Toward a Fed Rate Hike

Marching Toward a Fed Rate Hike

It’s understandable if investors are feeling overwhelmed by recent political, economic, and financial market events. President Trump’s election set off a frenzy of political...
2017 Outlook: More Fed Rate Hikes, Fiscal Stimulus and Higher Inflation Expectations

More Fed Rate Hikes, Fiscal Stimulus and Higher Inflation Expectations

Q1 2017 CIO Insights: Fixed Income Podcast As our Global Macro Strategy Team looks ahead to 2017, we believe the election of Donald Trump unleashed forces that...