Fixed income has struggled thus far in 2018, with the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. aggregate down 1.6% year-to-date. But in this period of rising interest rates, not all fixed income is responding uniformly.
With last year’s stock market volatility continuing into the first week of 2019, it is clear that investors are anxious. This anxiety is not without merit: indeed, economic data over the last two weeks seem to suggest a material slowdown in growth.
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.
With recent comments from the Federal Reserve sounding more accommodative and evidence of a positive turn in trade negotiations, it felt as if equity markets were finally set for some relief.
Trade policy is of first-order importance in a more connected world, and markets have been reacting nervously to U.S. trade disputes.
The yield curve inversion, has become a trusted signal of impending economic turmoil due to the close historical relationship between inversions and recessions.
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.
J.P. Morgan Asset Management's Dr. David Kelly discusses the trade battle between China and the United States and its impact on investment portfolios.
Educational hub featuring an expanding set of tools and information.
Inventories tend to have a cycle of their own, growing and contracting several times over the course of an expansion.