U.S. perspectives: The U.S. economy is late cycle, but continues to enjoy strong momentum.
With volatility rising and valuations elevated, selective investing will be key in 2019.
International opportunities: The outlook for international equities remains mixed as attractive
valuations are balanced against rising political, economic and market turmoil.
Fixed income opportunities: Rising interest rates are breathing life back into bond income
after years of rock-bottom yields. Bonds can again offer stability to balanced portfolios.
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Answers to RIAs’ questions about markets in 2019
Where are major economies in the cycle?
Economist Jared Franz discusses why he thinks the U.S. economy is headed into a late-cycle phase. This shift has important ramifications for your clients’ portfolios in 2019 and beyond.
How will higher volatility change bond strategies?
Portfolio manager John Smet examines a new reality in fixed income markets. Quantitative tightening is taking control of global bond markets in distinct ways your clients will want to be prepared for.
How will China’s slowdown and trade disputes affect the globe?
Portfolio manager Rob Lovelace discusses what changes in the world’s second-largest economy will mean for global economies. He gives insight as you prepare your clients’ globally diversified portfolios for a more challenging economic climate.
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