Beyond Bulls & Bears

Why We’re Not Panicking about China
Fixed Income

Why We’re Not Panicking about China

The first few days of 2016 have seen a return to the type of volatility global markets experienced in the third quarter of 2015, and the root ...

Clean Power Plan: Lights Out for Coal?
Perspectives

Clean Power Plan: Lights Out for Coal?

President Obama upped the ante on his pledge to reduce the US carbon footprint last month when he and the Environmental Protection Agency unveiled ...

European Drama Hasn’t Derailed US Growth
Equity

European Drama Hasn’t Derailed US Growth

With the Greek debt crisis coming to a head and China’s equity market experiencing a correction, the summer doldrums have not been in effect this ...

Eurozone Contagion Fears Flare as Greek Crisis Enters Crucial Phase
Fixed Income

Eurozone Contagion Fears Flare as Greek Crisis Enters Crucial Phase

Whatever the outcome of the Greek referendum on Sunday (July 5), the result is likely to mean more uncertainty and possibly pain for the people of ...

Looking Beyond the Babble over Bubbles
Equity

Looking Beyond the Babble over Bubbles

As we enter the seventh year of a record-breaking US bull market, some investors may be worried that stock valuations are a bit inflated. Their ...

Two Pillars Support US Growth: Consumers and Corporates
Equity

Two Pillars Support US Growth: Consumers and Corporates

With both the US economy and equity market recording generally solid growth since the financial crisis ended in 2009, some investors may be ...

Bears Gather around the Goldilocks Eurozone
Fixed Income

Bears Gather around the Goldilocks Eurozone

In the eyes of many observers, the eurozone is enjoying a “Goldilocks” moment: Conditions are “just right” for growth. David Zahn, head of ...

Why Oil Price Rally Isn’t a Surprise, but Iron Ore’s Price Should Stay Low
Equity

Why Oil Price Rally Isn’t a Surprise, but Iron Ore’s Price Should Stay Low

This spring, to the chagrin of consumers and the delight of energy companies, oil prices took some strides toward recovery after a precipitous ...

Meet the Manager: Heather Arnold
Equity

Meet the Manager: Heather Arnold

Some experts say investing is more of an art than a science, and Heather Arnold, who earned degrees in both art and economics, would tend to ...

Greek Drama Extends Its Run
Fixed Income

Greek Drama Extends Its Run

Greece’s debt problems have retaken center stage, as payment deadlines approach and negotiations with creditors continue. The money-strapped ...

Active Opportunities in a Passive World
Equity

Active Opportunities in a Passive World

Investors have heard the drumbeat for years that the days of actively managed mutual funds are numbered. After all, some experts maintain, the ...

Headwinds—or Tailwinds—for Fixed Income Investors
Fixed Income

Headwinds—or Tailwinds—for Fixed Income Investors

Only a month into the new year and investors already have plenty to think about, from plunging oil prices to a key election in Greece to dramatic ...