Macro & Market

Fed Commits to Help for the Long Haul

Here’s the role the Federal Reserve has played in the 2020 economy, and what policymakers are expecting for the rest of the year.

Actively Positioning Capital in an Uncertain World

As the coronavirus continues to alter supply chains, consumer behavior and government policy, is now really the best time to own the entire market in a portfolio?

Global Governments Unleash Viral Response to World’s Economic Ills

COVID-19 continues to spread, and countries are ramping up their responses to protect vulnerable economies. Will their efforts pay off?

Risks, Responses and Our Outlook for Volatility

The “known unknown” is how extensive the spread and human cost of the virus itself. Our CIOs tackle key questions about recent market volatility.

Panic And Perspective

Markets may have panicked today, but we think it’s best if investors respond with poise and patience instead.

Fed Prescribes Rate Cut for Virus-Related Economic Ills

The Federal Reserve surprised markets with an emergency 0.50% rate cut on March 3. Our investment managers explore the move and potential market responses.

The Correction is Here But Disruption is Transitory

The coronavirus has affected markets, but it’s important to keep those effects in context. Get CIO Victor Zhang’s thoughts on the latest correction.

Watch Your Downside: The Evolving Impact of Coronavirus

Investors who previously took the coronavirus epidemic in stride are now coming to grips with concerns about its impact on global economic growth and corporate earnings.

Beyond U.S. Markets: Searching for Growth Amid Gloom

Sr. Portfolio Manager Rajesh Gandhi explains how his team finds ways to “connect the dots” to find growth businesses despite looming trade wars.

The Case for Investing in Global Small Caps

Taking a global approach to investing in small-cap stocks can offer diversification and performance potential through exposure to a greater opportunity set and the inherent inefficiencies of global small-cap markets.

Global Small Caps: Finding Alpha

In this highlights video, Trevor Gurwich, Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager, Global and Non-U.S. Small Cap Equity, discusses his outlook for global small cap stocks.

Equity Markets: Uncovering Opportunity in Turmoil

The first quarter was a wild ride for equity markets. VP and Sr. Global & Non-U.S. Equity Portfolio Manager Brent Puff looks at what’s causing volatility, what it means for the equity market and how it presents a chance to be opportunists.

The Global Impact of Regional Tariffs

In PM Al Polit's mid-year video, he examines trade concerns, and what the prospect of peace in Korea could do economically for the region.

Global Equities: Will Inflation Slow Expectations?

Despite geopolitical tensions, trade wars, rising interest rates and inflation, we continue to be constructive on the outlook for equities.