Commerce Secretary Comments on USMCA
A deal between deal between the White House and House of Representatives on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement has been announced. U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross said in a statement: "passage of the USMCA continues to gain momentum, as leaders from Canada, Mexico, and our own congressional members have all now voiced strong support. I am encouraged by these developments"
This is No Time to Ditch Duration
AB’s Senior Fixed Income Investment Strategist, Erin Bigley, discusses why duration is important in a bond portfolio in the current market environment. Late Cycle Investing Whitepaper
The Risk Mitigation Advantage in Active...
Anne Walsh, CIO, Fixed Income, explains why active fixed-income management has the potential to outperform passive. Read our Active vs. Passive whitepaper
US Jobs Report Surprises to Upside
The Labor Department reported a surge in nonfarm payrolls and a further decline in the unemployment rate. Average hourly earnings rose 3.1 percent in the past year but wage gains remain capped.
Federal Reserve: More Hawks to Fly the Coop
The New Year will see central bankers rotate into voting spots on the FOMC policy-setting panel. The balance of hawkish vs. dovish members is being eyed ahead of the last Fed meeting of the 2019.
The ETF Show - Market Outlook
Matt Collins, CFA, Head of ETFs at PGIM Investments discusses the active approach to the ETF market and considers the outlook for the industry amid recent regulatory changes. Tim Rotolo, CEO & Founder of North Shore Indices, examines the "yellow energy metal" and its potential for price growth.
Kevin O'Leary: Tariffs are Value-added...
Kevin O'Leary, Chairman of O'Shares ETF Investments, considers the real impact of tariffs on U.S. markets and highlights the importance of diversification heading into a new decade.
Global Jitters: Tariff and Trade Deal...
U.S. President Trump proposed new levies on France and considered reinstating tariffs on Brazil and Argentina. Meanwhile, a U.S.-China trade deal may have to wait until after the 2020 U.S. presidential election.
Turkey Deflation & Record Holiday Sales
As the Fed eyes its inflation target, Thanksgiving diners can expect "turkey deflation." In this special holiday report, we also cover the National Retail Federation's expectation for record sales and the CEO's comments on the U.S. consumer and the strength of the economy.
Could Stocks' Record Highs Be a False...
Stocks keep hitting record highs, but what is at the core of this rally? And is there a risk that this could be a false breakout? Here to share her analysis and 2020 outlook for growth is Jodie Gunzberg, Managing Director and Chief Investment Strategist at Graystone Consulting, a business of Morgan Stanley.
Biggest IPO of 2019: Alibaba's HK Debut
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s Hong Kong-listed shares spiked in their debut. The secondary listing for the online-retail giant's offering marked the biggest IPO so far in 2019. The Company’s ADSs will continue to be traded on the NYSE.
Fed Chair: Monetary Policy is Appropriate
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell spoke at an annual dinner for the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce in Rhode Island. The central banks slashed interest rates three times in 2019.
Dividend Growth in a Low Yield Market
In a lower interest rate environment where bond yields are also depressed, the quest for yield becomes more pronounced, and a strategy emphasizing dividend growth is well-positioned to provide it. Peter Vanderlee, Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at ClearBridge Investments, delves into the quest for yield and examines a strategy that focuses on dividend growth.
The ETF Show - Small Caps & Emerging...
Hamish Preston, Associate Director of Product Management, U.S. Equity Indices at S&P Dow Jones Indices takes a closer look at small-caps and how index construction affects performance. Kevin Carter, Founder & CEO of EMQQ examines the universe of internet and ecommerce innovators in the Emerging Markets.
Fed Infuses Financial System in Repo...
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York added temporary liquidity to the financial system. It added $103.65 billion on Thursday and wrapped up the week with an additional $80.6 billion on Friday.
How we're pursuing winners in today...
Today’s environment of low — even negative — interest rates can present a challenge to equity investors. Equity investment director David Polak discusses how Capital Group’s investment professionals are addressing this challenge and opportunities they are discovering.
Margaret Vitrano on WealthTrack
The Large Cap Growth Portfolio Manager joins Consuelo Mack for a wide-ranging discussion of the economic risks confronting equity investors, the team's diversified approach to constructing growth portfolios and the importance of risk management in promoting downside protection and consistent, long-term results.
PM Perspectives: Where to Find Growth From...
Portfolio Managers Evan Bauman and Margaret Vitrano assess growth opportunities against a backdrop of increasing economic and geopolitical uncertainty and signs of an equity market rotation. The PMs also illustrate how their approaches to stock selection and portfolio construction support diversification and harness innovation.