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Market GPS Investment Outlook 2021

What should be on the radar for investors in 2021? Market GPS helps direction-set with a video summary, in-depth asset class analysis and our latest portfolio manager views.

Equity Perspectives

Quarterly insight from our equity teams to help clients navigate the markets and opportunities ahead.

Fixed Income Perspectives

Quarterly insight from our fixed income teams to help clients navigate the risks and opportunities ahead.

Global Dividend Index

The first of its kind, quarterly, long-term study into global dividend trends.

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The Fed’s new policy, inflation and its implications for U.S. bonds

The Fed’s new policy, inflation and its implications for U.S. bonds

Greg Wilensky and Michael Keough discuss their outlook for U.S. inflation after the U.S. Federal Reserve’s policy change, and its impact on U.S. bond markets.

A letter to the Fed from a concerned friend

A letter to the Fed from a concerned friend

Head of Global Bonds Nick Maroutsos expresses concern that monetary policy focused on financial markets will do little to ignite the growth needed for the economy to recover from recent weakness.

Dollar Weakness: An Underappreciated Threat to the Global Economic System
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Dollar Weakness: An Underappreciated Threat to the Global Economic System

This year’s weakening of the U.S. dollar poses a significant threat to global economic growth and financial stability should it spiral out of control.

Bond Markets Channel Their Inner Tubthumping

Bond Markets Channel Their Inner Tubthumping

A reflection on how the lyrics of a pop hit from 20 years ago can have some interesting overlap with today’s crisis-hit economy and markets.

A Superfluous Tweak to the Fed’s Mandate

A Superfluous Tweak to the Fed’s Mandate

Despite a shift in policy, the Federal Reserve will likely not have to worry about watching inflation climb above its target of averaging 2% over the long term.

Japanification: Europe First and Now the U.S.

Japanification: Europe First and Now the U.S.

The Federal Reserve’s actions during the COVID-19 crisis have led to an almost idyllic environment to invest in corporate bonds.

Global Perspectives: Why Low Rates Are Here to Stay

Global Perspectives: Why Low Rates Are Here to Stay

A discussion covering the COVID-19 crisis, global credit, inflation trends, fool’s yield and false summits, among other topics.

RBA to Markets: “We are Still Here”

RBA to Markets: “We are Still Here”

Dan Siluk’s insight on why the Reserve Bank of Australia has chosen now to reenter markets with the aim of keeping interest rates at its designated target.

Fed Update: Stealth Yield Curve Control?

Fed Update: Stealth Yield Curve Control?

Nick Maroutsos comments on how the Fed, in sticking to its script of accommodative policy, has let financial markets know that it means business in supporting the economy.

So … What About Inflation?

So … What About Inflation?

Why we feel it is important not to confuse shorter-term cyclical inflation with longer-term structural factors.

Despite High Marks, Fed Still Has Issues to Resolve

Despite High Marks, Fed Still Has Issues to Resolve

Why we believe the Fed must place greater emphasis on channeling accommodative policy to the backbone of the real economy: households and small businesses.

Beyond the Nadir: What’s Next for Fixed Income

Beyond the Nadir: What’s Next for Fixed Income

Little more than two months after global markets dramatically sold off on worries over COVID-19, have fixed income markets returned to “normal”?