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Infrastructure, inflation, and a possible Fed policy rethink

Apr 09, 2021 |Atul Bhatia, CFA

While markets are casting a wary eye on inflation, the proposed infrastructure plan has the potential to improve existing, highly supportive policy.

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Weekly Update

Apr 09, 2021 |David Smith
There has been a sense of calm in global equity and bond markets of late. Gages of broad market volatility now sit near levels not seen since before the pandemic began more than a year ago. This development has been encouraging as it has come in the face...
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Are Treasury yields rising for all of the right reasons?

Apr 06, 2021 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

Rising yields signal robust growth as inflation fears lurk. How the Fed’s new policy framework plays out will be a fascinating experiment for markets.

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What is sustainable technology?

Apr 06, 2021 |Frédérique Carrier

Companies and industries at the forefront of developing technology solutions to sustainability issues may offer compelling long-term investment opportunities.

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SusTech: Sustainability through technology

Apr 06, 2021 |Frédérique Carrier

Technologies that mitigate sustainability challenges are likely to see long-lasting waves of growth, creating long-term investment opportunities.

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Europe’s slowing economic recovery

Apr 01, 2021 |Frédérique Carrier

Year 2 of COVID-19 is seeing Europe stumble. We look at what’s delaying the recovery and what the environment means for portfolio strategy.

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Audio Commentary: Inflation, valuation, and the market outlook

Mar 29, 2021 |Jim Allworth & Mark Bayko

Jim Allworth and Mark Bayko, members of the firm’s Global Portfolio Advisory Committee, discuss the emergence of new concerns such as inflation, rising bond yields, and stock valuations.

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Which equity sectors are likely to lead the economic recovery?

Mar 26, 2021 |Kelly Bogdanova

As the U.S. economy reopens, the value segment leads the equity market. We believe five factors will support value’s continued outperformance.

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Weekly Update

Mar 26, 2021 |David Smith
Global equity markets were modestly lower over the past week. The investing backdrop hasn’t changed much over the past month. The global economy has been resilient and investors expect growth to strengthen as the year progresses despite renewed concerns...
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Weekly Update

Mar 21, 2021 |David Smith
All eyes were on the U.S. central bank this past week. And investors got what they were hoping for as the Federal Reserve reassured them that they have no plans to change policy any time soon. Nevertheless, bond markets continued to sell off, while parts...
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