With the dollar remaining strong, Chris discusses whether it makes sense to hedge currencies for international investing.
This year we have favored financial stocks on the basis of earnings momentum, deregulation, a steepening yield curve and the value factor.
The U.S. dollar’s rally, underpinned by strong U.S. growth expectations and widening interest rate differentials versus other economies, has key driver of tighter global financial conditions. The dollar is a central transmission channel for financial conditions, as well as an important measure of risk appetite.
We are constructive on Chinese equities despite tensions over trade. We see protectionist threats as largely negotiating tactics, while Chinese reforms, a stable growth environment and a solid earnings outlook support equities.
Economic reforms remain critical for emerging economies' attempts to successfully transition from low-wage industrial economies to high-skilled, consumption-based economies.
Italian general elections were held on March 4, 2018. The election results point to a hung parliament, with no party or coalition winning enough votes to form a government.
Learn why the current environment may support country investing.
Parsing different yield curve regimes for clues on potential equity returns.
The ETF Investment Strategy surveys key risks around the globe including trade policy, geopolitical tensions and reform efforts.
We prefer to take economic risk in equities over credit given tight spreads, low yields and a maturing cycle. We expect increasing profitability to power equity returns, especially in Japan and emerging markets (EM).
Potential Growth Opportunities in Healthcare. Learn why biotech and managed care industries are two examples where a focus on long-term trends may be rewarded.
The aerospace and defense industry has captured investors’ attention following President Trump’s election, rising geopolitical tension and potential tax reform. What’s next? Learn about the fundamental drivers of growth in the aerospace and defense industry.