Commentary

Navigating a Fixed-Income Landscape in Flux

Discover strategies for a “higher for longer" interest rate environment and gain insights into inflation, areas of opportunity, and building a resilient fixed-income portfolio for the times ahead.

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Secular Growth in Tech: Where's the Smart Money?

The tech sector has seen some corrections as rising rates have driven investors to reprioritize profitability and reasonable valuations. Meanwhile, some powerful secular growth themes have persisted.

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Bonds are back

The era of 'free money' is over. The Fed's interest rate hikes are reshaping the corporate landscape, unveiling opportunities and risks unseen by fixed income investors in years.

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Factor investing: A compass for volatile markets

Explore the power of factor investing and learn how to turn volatility into opportunity in 2023.

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Investing in the face of a recession

A recession looks inevitable for 2023, so how can investors position their portfolios to minimize downside risk while preparing to capitalize on the opportunities to come?

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Emerging markets: Poised to support growth?

A recession looks inevitable for 2023, so how can investors position their portfolios to minimize downside risk while preparing to capitalize on the opportunities to come?

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Credit cross-currents: macro uncertainty, alpha potential

It’s been a rough year for investors, and the credit market has been no exception. Rates have surged, ending a multi-decade bond bull market. How can investors generate alpha as credit yields become more attractive?

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Why bank stocks are now even more hyper-cyclical

Rising interest rates get much of the attention, but other critically important factors are also at work for bank, insurance, consumer lending, and financial services stocks.

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Energy investing in a high-octane era of change

Few sectors can be as whip-sawed or as boosted by global events as energy. After a transition away from a single-minded focus on growth, the industry now faces a new set of challenges and offers a unique set of potential opportunities.

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Opportunities in the wake of inflation

The COVID bust and vaccine boom that followed it was a period unlike any in U.S. history. So why would the resulting inflation be any different?

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Is the Fed a match for inflation?

Labor costs and borrowing costs will be two key considerations for U.S. companies trying to navigate persistent inflation and slowing growth through the end of the year. With both, all roads lead back to the Fed.

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The next step in ESG investing

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission recently unveiled proposed rules that could transform ESG investing. Amid 500 pages of text, three words stand out: Consistency. Comparability. Reliability.

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Blockchain technology: Was Crypto just the beginning?

From mangoes to diamonds to healthcare to finance: Blockchain technology is poised to transform virtually every corner of the economy.

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Inflation, the Fed, and portfolio positioning

How did the Fed misjudge 2021’s biggest story so badly, and what are the implications of inflation — whether rising, falling, or something in between — for investors in the coming year?

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Growth vs. Value whiplash: What’s ahead in 2022?

Growth stocks went on an extraordinary run during the pandemic, but rising rates set the stage for value stocks. What’s ahead for factor investing, and is there a different way to look at the question of growth vs. value? (Spoiler: Yes.)