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Prospecting for Opportunities in Energy Markets

Prospecting for Opportunities in Energy Markets

Oil prices fell dramatically in 2014, but the market has been slowly climbing back since the beginning of last year. Our U.S. Value Equity...
Real Estate in 2017: Investing in a Rising Rate Environment

Real Estate in 2017: Investing in a Rising Rate Environment

It’s often said that change is the only constant, and I couldn’t agree more. While 2017 is shaping up very well in the world...
Using Alternatives in 2017's More Volatile Markets

Using Alternatives in 2017’s More Volatile Markets

You can insure almost everything in life. You can protect yourself against the unexpected with health insurance. You can protect yourself against the uncontrollable...
Global Bond Investing as Rates Rise in 2017

Global Bond Investing as Rates Rise in 2017

The months since President Trump’s election have seen a flurry of activity, and much of that activity directly affects the economy—policy, changes in administration...
Will Small Cap Value Outperform Growth in 2017?

Will Small Cap Value Outperform Growth in 2017?

The beginning of a new quarter brings with it the inevitable request for a discipline-specific outlook. That’s especially true at the beginning of a...
Risks and Rewards in Value for 2017

Risks and Rewards in Value for 2017

Risks and rewards. In the value arena, these are the two Rs that my team’s world revolves around. Investing is never without risk, but...
The State of Emerging Markets in 2017

The State of Emerging Markets in 2017

If you're a consistent reader of the American Century Investments blog, you'll know that our recent posts have shared a common theme: uncertainty. In...
2017 Outlook: Headwinds, Opportunities and Unknowns

2017 Outlook: Headwinds, Opportunities and Unknowns

We closed out 2016 with two notable developments, both of which had significant impacts on the economy. The first was the U.S. presidential election. After...
Central Bank Moves and the Global Economy

Central Bank Moves and the Global Economy

What will the U.S. Central Bank do next? The answer to that question used to be easy. For most of my career, we would...
Market Resiliency in Brexit’s Wake

Market Resiliency in Brexit’s Wake

The equity market showed surprising resiliency in the third quarter, even in the face of unexpected political changes. Case in point: The UK’s unexpected...

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