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Is the U.S. Bull Market Running Out of Steam?

There’s a lot of excitement around the stock market lately. Not only did the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit 23,000 for the first time...
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Alternative Investments: A Shift From Stocks to Hedging Strategies

Alternative investments can be an important strategic addition to traditional portfolios. They’re designed for weathering a volatile market, generating attractive returns and providing all-important...
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What is Fueling Global Equity Returns?

In the world of investments, little is certain. However, one thing I can say with complete certainty is that my job is never boring....
An Attractive Emerging Markets Picture

An Attractive Emerging Markets Picture

Last week, the Wall Street Journal proclaimed that “emerging markets are having a banner year.” And I can’t disagree, but we didn’t start 2017...
Fed Keeps Rates Steady, Announces October Start to Balance Sheet Reduction

Fed Keeps Rates Steady, Announces October Start to Balance Sheet Reduction

As we expected, the Federal Reserve (Fed) left short-term interest rates unchanged at the September 19-20 meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC)....
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...
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...

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