The Wealthy Barber on why it’s important to talk to your family about estate planning. 

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Have bonds rallied too far, too fast?

January 12, 2024 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

Swelling expectations of rate cuts have been a boon for bond markets. But could a step up in inflation put that narrative in jeopardy to start the year?

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Global Insight 2024 Outlook highlights: Bonds are back

January 11, 2024 |Frédérique Carrier

Whether the U.S. economy will tip into recession and with the return of bonds as an attractive complement to stocks, investors have much to consider in 2024.

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Global Insight Weekly

The 2023 investment story: Elements of surprise

January 05, 2024 |Kelly Bogdanova

In a plot twist for equity markets, the expected pain in 2023 became gain. We explore five catalysts that turned the U.S. investment environment on its head.

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Thinking hard about a soft landing

December 14, 2023 |Frédérique Carrier

Recession or soft landing? That’s the big question. Amid the uncertainty framing the investment picture, we explore how to position portfolios.

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U.S. debt: Not living on borrowed time

U.S. debt: Not living on borrowed time

December 08, 2023 |Atul Bhatia, CFA

As markets shrug off soaring U.S. debt, we unpack the debt dilemma and argue that positioning portfolios for a debt crisis can lead to subpar returns.

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Global Insight 2024 Outlook: Investing for a new reality

December 04, 2023 |Jim Allworth

As equity investors face continuing challenges, an elevated bond yield environment has changed the equation.

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Global Insight 2024 Outlook: United States

December 04, 2023 |Kelly Bogdanova and Thomas Garretson, CFA

The stock market faces more crosscurrents than usual, while the bond market could deliver strong returns.

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Global Insight 2024 Outlook: Canada

December 04, 2023 |Sunny Singh, CFA, and Luis Castillo

While there are select opportunities in Canadian equities, the bond market looks the most attractive in years.

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Global Insight 2024 Outlook: United Kingdom

December 04, 2023 |Frédérique Carrier, Thomas McGarrity, CFA, and Rufaro Chiriseri, CFA

Stagflation risks and a likely general election suggest a volatile environment in 2024.

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Looking back, looking ahead – with guarded optimism

November 30, 2023 |Joseph Wu, CFA

We examine the key macro developments that have defined 2023 so far and consider potential risks investors should monitor heading into 2024.

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