Reaching for yield, which we define as buying bonds with wider spreads after controlling for sector and rating impacts, is a topic that frequently arises in the life insurance industry.
Includes discussion of Europe, the US, Japan, emerging markets, and infrastructure
Analysis of Japan's recent nation election. Positive market reaction also addressed.
Analysis of the Bank of Japan's aggressive new monetary policies designed to tame inflation down to 2%
Full report detailing JPM's long-term capital market return assumptions
Article examining the economic effects and investment implications of the US fiscal cliff agreement
Despite attractive valuations, emerging market equities have underperformed. Things are improving, but a headwind looms: monetary policy
Chart of JPM's long-term capital market return assumptions. Deleveraging will depress growth while risk assets should offer decent returns
Full report detailing JPM's long-term capital market return assumptions for 2013
Executive summary of JPM's long-term capital market return assumptions for 2013