The investment outlook for 2019: Late-cycle risks and opportunities
Potential investment implications of IFRS 9 on bond and equity investment strategies like hedge accounting and derivatives.
Momentum investing is a strategy which looks at relative trailing 6- and 12- month price performance when determining which stocks to overweight. 2018 has been a good year for momentum stocks, which are up an impressive 11.4%*.
The U.S. economy is growing at an above-trend pace, and the rest of the world seems to be finding its footing.
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Each quarter, in the midst of earnings season, we write a market bulletin focused on U.S. corporate profitability.
With the U.S dollar having strengthened 6.6% in the last six months, investors are beginning to question whether the dollar has fundamentally changed direction after declining in 2017.
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?
The 2Q18 earnings season has begun, with the major banks kicking things off at the end of last week. We expect many of the themes that dominated earnings announcements in the first quarter to continue in the second