International Growth Volatility Update
Portfolio Manager Elisa Mazen joins Client Portfolio Manager Pankaj Naik to examine how the team is managing risks through the global equity downturn and discuss portfolio positioning changes in line with declining end demand. She also provides perspective on COVID-19 impacts outside its origin in China and how portfolio companies are managing through the outbreak.
Large Cap Growth Volatility Update
Portfolio Manager Margaret Vitrano discusses how the market drawdown has created opportunities to upgrade the portfolio.
The Coronavirus Threatens the Global Economy
Scott Minerd, Chairman of Investments and Global CIO, joined CNBC’s Fast Money to discuss his market and economic outlook, including the potential impact of the coronavirus. Read Global CIO Outlook: “Peace for Our Time”
Markets Recover from Coronavirus Selloff
Coronavirus fears sparked quite a selloff, but now markets seem to be recovering. The S&P 500 had its best day in a long time closing up 1.5% and the tech-heavy NASDAQ hit a new record high ahead of the State of the Union. Also, according to economic data from ADP and Moody's Analytics, private payrolls rose by 291,000 in January.
U.S.-China Trade Deal: Brief Reprieve or Tough Truce?
U.S. and China signed an initial trade deal that will roll back tariffs and increase purchases of American goods and services. Vested's Chief Economist, Milton Ezrati, examines the global economic outlook for 2020 and considers how monetary policy, politics and the regulations could affect the broader market.
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 Markets
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.
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 Here
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.
Europe’s economy and the Brexit effect
How is the European Union’s economy weathering the uncertainty over Brexit? London-based economist Robert Lind identifies the issues both European and British companies are facing and touches on the political undercurrents that are complicating a swift resolution.
Kevin O'Leary Opposes Big Tech Intervention
Kevin O'Leary, the owner and chairman of O'Leary Ventures, considers the risks of overregulation with Big Tech and social media. O'Leary discusses how too much regulation of the major technology companies would weigh on innovation and hamper growth of startup companies that enhance and support social media platforms.
The ETF Show: Value ETFs vs. Growth ETFs & Energy Infrastructure MLPs
David Mazza, Managing Director and Head of Product at Direxion, discusses value vs. growth ETFs. David LaValle, CEO of Alerian, also weighs in on energy infrastructure.