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A Strong Rebound for Emerging Markets

A Strong Rebound for Emerging Markets

Emerging markets have always fascinated me. And that allure makes sense considering the fact that I come from one of the top-performing emerging markets...
The President Proposes, The Congress Disposes

The President Proposes, the Congress Disposes

Podcast In this edition of CIO Insights, we provide an update on the continuing evolution of the investment landscape under the new administration. In prior...
What is Impact Investing?

Impact Investing: Making Good With Your Money

What causes are important in your life? Finding a cure for cancer, saving the environment, or supporting human rights? At first, it may not...
Putting Big Data to Work

Putting Big Data to Work

Podcast The big themes coloring the economic, political, and financial environment are by now familiar—low growth, low rates, and low volatility, paired with high valuations...
Rise of the Robots

Rise of the Robots?

Podcast We have been writing for some time now about economic and political uncertainty. One factor underpinning both these conditions is the technological change that...
Passive Investing Comes with Valuation Risks

Passive Investing Comes with Valuation Risks

Podcast Passive, index-based investing has grown in popularity during the U.S. stock market’s post-Great Recession runup. Despite its recent success, however, passive investing is far...
One Thing's Certain: Uncertainty

One Thing’s for Certain: Uncertainty

Uncertainty has become the one certainty in global investing. Investors have lived with it for eight months since the U.S. presidential elections last November. Podcast The...
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...
An Eye on Opportunity in an Era of Uncertainty

An Eye on Opportunity Amid Evolving Themes

Podcast Heading into the second half of 2017, we see important themes driving the markets. Valuations are a concern as key equity indexes trade at...
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...

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