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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 with extreme optimism. In preparation for this quarter’s outlook, I went...
Urbanization is Changing the Face of Emerging Markets

Urbanization is Changing the Face of Emerging Markets

Throughout history, population shifts from rural to urban areas have driven increased productivity, consumption, and higher standards of living. Population concentrations into centralized urban centers have helped produce an ample work force while allowing for more efficient uses...
Reports of the Death of Emerging Markets Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

Reports of the Death of Emerging Markets Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

The election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States last November initially worried emerging markets (EM) investors. The candidate’s campaign rhetoric promised trade renegotiation and other protectionist moves that would...
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 in recent history, Brazil. I find it thrilling to seek...
Emerging Markets Have Hit It Out of the Park

Emerging Markets Have Hit It Out of the Park Recently

Baseball and investing have this in common: everyone takes notice of the outperformers. But like baseball, seasons of great performance may tell only part of the story. With investments, manager results or “batting average,”...
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 surprise election of Donald Trump helped markets surge initially. However,...
Are U.S. Stock Values Sustainable?

Are U.S. Stock Values Sustainable?

Stocks in certain sectors have rallied hard on the presumption that they’ll be beneficiaries of lower taxes and less regulation under the new administration. As a result, valuations in many segments of the U.S....
Explore Emerging Markets

Explore Emerging Markets

High-growth potential is the number one reason investors look to emerging markets for a portfolio boost. That’s because emerging markets are where most of the world’s economic growth is happening these days, so investing...
Emerging Markets: Active Oversight May Have an Edge

Emerging Markets: Active Oversight May Have an Edge

Adding emerging markets (EM) to a portfolio has its benefits: the potential for high growth as well as adding balance by including investments from up-and-coming economies around the world. But emerging markets investments also...
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 fact, it's been a focus of every single blog post...