Check out our primer on the March 4th General Election in Italy to learn about the potential political implications and possible market impacts.
Think emerging-market debt might as well be managed passively? Think again.
The end of 2016 through the beginning of 2018 had been one of the least volatile periods in recorded stock market history. It was THE least volatile by one measure – for the 404 trading days through the beginning of February, the market never had a five percent correction – the longest streak on record.
Should investors worry about the recent rise in US Treasury yields? If they’re high-frequency bond traders—maybe. But for income-oriented investors with a longer investment horizon, our advice is simple: relax.
A monthly review of market-moving events across countries and asset classes, and what investors can expect going forward.
Please submit your responses and stay tuned for the results in the next week.
Some investors aren’t very concerned about Fed policy and rising US interest rates. That’s because history has shown that emerging-market debt frequently posts positive returns even when US bond yields rise.
Investors worried about an equity correction might see low volatility as a sign that buying options is a cheap way to protect a multi-asset portfolio. But the cost today is higher than it seems.
The recent drops in the stock market can lead to a lot of questions and concerns about what investors should do. Considering the market has been on a historic run to continuous record highs and double-digit gains over the past year, it’s not entirely unexpected to experience a pullback.
This week's poll is the second part of a 3-part series. In a few weeks, we will publish the results. Stay tuned!