One of the most perplexing things about the recent stock market rally is that it has occurred against a backdrop of equity fund outflows and bond fund inflows. In fact, according to the Investment Company Institute (ICI), from the end of 3Q18 through the
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After a dramatic escalation in trade tensions between the U.S. and China early last week, the Chinese yuan depreciated significantly against the U.S. dollar.
Over the past few years, real estate investors have constantly discussed the “death of retail” - put another way, as a greater share of consumer activity occurs online, the need for large, big-box retail properties has dwindled.
This is a trend that has already begun this year, with major EM central banks already enacting rate cuts, or at least postponing planned rate hikes.
Due to a decrease in rates, funded status fell 2.7% this month from 88.1% to 85.4%.