With last year’s stock market volatility continuing into the first week of 2019, it is clear that investors are to an extent, the volatility seen at the end of 2018 was driven by concerns around the potential for an earnings recession in 2019.
Market sentiment towards the Chinese currency has shifted significantly
The yield curve inversion, has become a trusted signal of impending economic turmoil due to the close historical relationship between inversions and recessions.
Trade policy is of first-order importance in a more connected world, and markets have been reacting nervously to U.S. trade disputes.
With more and more companies now privately held, investors have shifted their focus to how they can exit these investments and get their money back.
Trade was the hot topic of 2018, with the U.S. administration engaging in negotiations with many major trading partners.
Each quarter, in the midst of earnings season, we write a market bulletin focused on U.S. corporate profitability.
After a stellar 2017, with strong returns and outperformance relative to the U.S., international equities are under pressure again. In order to consider how long this dynamic may last, investors may be asking themselves: why exactly are international stoc
In a late-cycle, rising interest rate environment, duration can be overlooked. But looking at the bond market today, might it be worth giving duration a second chance?
A slowdown is coming sooner rather than later. Investor should remain cautiously optimistic to environment growth, with a bias on quality and eye on duration.