Top five investment themes to watch for 2019

2019

How might 2019 shape up across the investment landscape? Here’s our countdown for the top five key issues to pay attention to.   Move over 2018   2018 was action packed and volatile with global equity markets, geopolitics and populism dominating the year. The result was that almost all asset classes, with the exceptions of

January 17, 2019 Categories: Brexit, Geopolitics, Investment Strategy
stock market

Are Fed rate hikes still on the table for 2019?

Market Week in Review is a weekly market update on global investment news in a quick five-minute video format. It gives you easy access to some of our top investment strategists. Our experts will keep you informed of key market events and provide you with an easy-to-understand outlook on the week ahead. Subscribe to receive this

Jan 14, 2019 Categories: Market Updates
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How might the next recession unfold?

  Not when, but what What might an economic slump entail? Markets are struggling. Global growth is slowing. As attention increasingly turns to the possibility of a recession, it’s time to stop pondering when an economic slump will set in, and focus instead on what it may entail. In short, we believe a recession appears

Jan 10, 2019 Categories: Market Updates, Our voice
stock market

What’s driving the market whiplash?

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Jan 7, 2019 Categories: Market Updates

Fed guidance projects more rate hikes for 2019

U.S. markets tumble to yearly lows after Fed guidance projects more rate hikes for 2019   U.S. markets react to talk of some further rate hikes   Markets hit the rewind button yesterday (19, December 2018) as the U.S. Federal Reserve (the Fed) talked about the need for some further rate hikes in 2019. While

Dec 20, 2018 Categories: Markets
MWIR

Is a U.S. recession lurking around the corner?

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Dec 17, 2018 Categories: Market Updates

CMA review: Final findings and recommendations

What are the final findings and recommendations from the CMA report?   The final report   This post was going to be a reaction to Theresa May’s meaningful vote, but it looks as though that will have to wait for a while. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) however, have stepped in to fill the

yield curve

To fear or not to fear the yield curve

Does the recent curve flattening spell trouble for the U.S. economy as the calendar turns to 2019?   Does the U.S. Treasury yield curve always foretell a recession?   With the spread between 10-year and 2-year Treasury yields down to just 13 basis points,1 an active debate is raging among economists about the efficacy of

Dec 11, 2018 Categories: Markets
stock market

Why are markets spooked by a flattening U.S. Treasury yield curve?

Market Week in Review is a weekly market update on global investment news in a quick five-minute video format. It gives you easy access to some of our top investment strategists. Our experts will keep you informed of key market events and provide you with an easy-to-understand outlook on the week ahead. Subscribe to receive this

Dec 10, 2018 Categories: Market Updates
2019 GLOBAL MARKET OUTLOOK

2019 Global Market Outlook: The late-late cycle show

Can markets grind higher in 2019 before the clock runs out on the current cycle? See what our strategists’ views are for the year ahead.   2019 Global Market Outlook   U.S. Federal Reserve tightening, trade wars, China uncertainty, Italy’s budget stand-off with the European Commission and Brexit imply that 2018’s volatility should continue into

Dec 6, 2018 Categories: Investment Strategy

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