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Inflation fears may be inflated

Oct 15, 2020 |Thomas Garretson

Despite risks and concerns of inflation being top of mind for fixed income investors, we explain why we believe inflation should not be a near- or intermediate-term problem for them.

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Growth grinds on

Oct 14, 2020 |Jay Zhang

Markets strapped back in the roller coaster as another much-needed round of fiscal stimulus in the U.S. twists in the wind. We’re mindful of the risks to the economic outlook, but we explain why growth does appear to have a clearer path forward.

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The U.S. fiscal stimulus uncertainty and the outlook for economic growth

Oct 08, 2020 |Frédérique Carrier

Even as another much-needed round of fiscal stimulus in the U.S. twists in the wind, growth does appear to have a clearer path forward.

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Streaming services have accelerated during COVID-19. Will this continue?

Oct 08, 2020 |Tasneem- Azim-Khan, CFA

The pandemic has magnified the value proposition of streaming services and could potentially accelerate the cord-cutting and cord-shaving trends towards cable TV.

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The “but what if” factor

Oct 07, 2020 |Jay Zhang

We all know the market hates uncertainty. So what happens if November 3 comes and goes and we don’t know who the next president is? We explain why we think the market should be able to stomach this disconcerting scenario.

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How the U.S. election results could impact fixed income strategies

Oct 05, 2020 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

As the 2020 U.S. election approaches we examine how results could affect the Fed, its policies, and U.S. fixed income markets.

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What happens to the stock market if there’s an unclear outcome on Election Day?

Oct 05, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova

We all know the market hates uncertainty. What are the market implications if November 3 comes and goes and we don’t know who the next president is?

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Going out with a bang?

Sep 29, 2020 |Jay Zhang

As the Brexit endgame begins to unfold, the UK government appears ready to break the Withdrawal Agreement it negotiated less than a year ago.

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How could the UK’s Brexit strategy affect investments?

Sep 24, 2020 |Frédérique Carrier

The UK risks a no-deal exit from the EU, and the path to a trade agreement with the U.S. is unclear. How should investors position for the future?

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How will COVID-19 impact globalization and international trade?

Sep 24, 2020 |Alan Robinson

The pandemic has dealt a blow to globalization from which it may not fully recover. We examine possible beneficiaries of this new normal.

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