Markets, economy, stocks, growth, global, fixed income, international, asset classes
Market recap for the week, with consymer confidence & equities chart, economic data calendar, & market statistics
What investors should consider
We cut the chances of recession to 25% after a thaw in the trade war and a year of rate cuts; our forecast is for sub trend growth. Favored sectors include emerging market local currency debt and higher rated short-duration securitized credit.
Bond yields remain at or near historic lows around the world, leading to a substantial increase in the value of pension plan liabilities.
In this article, we (1) discuss the key considerations for insurers when allocating to alternatives and (2) make the case for core alternatives strategies, which can provide stable income and low total return volatility.
A summary of the factors driving global markets over the last month.
Explores how institutional investors should reconfigure portfolio allocations/strategies in a world of low returns.
This bulletin, written by Dr. David Kelly, addresses the Federal Open Market Committee meeting announcement on September 17.