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The Cyclical Nature of Value Investing

The Cyclical Nature of Value Investing

One of my favorite things about working on the value side is that—to a large extent—it doesn’t matter what big events are swaying the...
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...
Hedging the Market via Alternative Strategies

Hedging the Market via Alternative Strategies

The Federal Reserve’s decision to raise rates again in June was a notable event during the second quarter—but not unexpected. More interestingly: The yield...
Global Bond Investing

Global Bond Investing Among Changing Politics, Policy and Rates

If I had to choose one word to describe the first half of 2017, I would say it’s been eventful—both here in the United...
Corporate Profits Fuel Growth Stocks

Corporate Profits Fuel Growth Stocks

The pace of corporate profits is a key driver of world equity markets. As bottom-up investors, we closely scrutinize the direction and pace of...
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...
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...
Finding Income in Q2: Normalizing Rates and Political Risk

Fixed Income Investing in Q2: Normalizing Rates and Political Risk

The United Kingdom — and specifically its economy — has been subject to quite a bit of speculation since the Brexit vote last summer....
French Election Outcome 2017

Macron Victorious in French Presidential Election

As expected, Emmanuel Macron prevailed in the second and final round of the French presidential election on Sunday. His victory over Marine Le Pen...

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