Market recap for the week, with consymer confidence & equities chart, economic data calendar, & market statistics
What investors should consider
Bond yields remain at or near historic lows around the world, leading to a substantial increase in the value of pension plan liabilities.
David Kelly, the Fed, interest rates
Explores how institutional investors should reconfigure portfolio allocations/strategies in a world of low returns.
Emerging Market Equity Views : Favorable global cycle and USD outlooks create a positive environment
While tariffs remain a concern, the key issue is the degree—which we deem moderate—of U.S. recession risk. The current global backdrop makes the U.S. dollar unlikely to strengthen. Earnings growth expectations are modest, valuations are undemanding
We explain why such an approach may not be warranted this year for investors in emerging market currencies.
Emerging market equity: If you wait for certainty, you miss opportunity
This paper examines the recovery progress seen in European markets since the start of 2015.