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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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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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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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The Fed’s new policy playbook for a new era

Mar 19, 2021 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

The Fed confirmed that no matter how robust the outlook may be, policy will depend on realized results. Let the reign of a new policy framework begin.

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Will inflation drive U.S. interest rates higher?

Mar 04, 2021 |Atul Bhatia, CFA

As the U.S. economic recovery continues, we look at the market forces and Fed policies shaping long-term interest rates.

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Meme stock episode: Is this a risk to traditional investment portfolios?

Feb 12, 2021 |Kelly Bogdanova

We think the GameStop episode is indicative of a megashift at play—one that’s bigger than the stock market. What does this mean for long-term investors?

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What's happening with Bitcoin

Feb 11, 2021 |Maarten Jansen, Juan Aronna, Frédérique Carrier

Bitcoin is a potentially transformative technology whose impacts may extend beyond its use as an investment.

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Accommodative Fed policy will be a way of life for the economy and markets

Dec 18, 2020 |Atul Bhatia, CFA

As the Fed settles in for the long haul, we look at what’s behind the Fed’s thinking, the fiscal stimulus taking shape, and the impact for investors.

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Adapting fixed income investment strategies in an ultralow rate world

Dec 02, 2020 |Christopher Girdler, CFA and Mikhial Pasic, CFA

What worked in the past may not work in the future. So it’s sensible to split the roles of safety and income generation in fixed income portfolios.

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Will global equities deliver for investors in 2021?

Dec 02, 2020 |Jim Allworth, Kelly Bogdanova, and Frédérique Carrier

As economies regain pre-pandemic peaks and corporate earnings recover further, we look at why stocks could provide attractive all-in returns in 2021.

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