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Europe the Fly in the Ointment as U.S. Economy Buzzes

Europe the Fly in the Ointment as U.S. Economy Buzzes

Douglas Coté, CFA, Chief Market Strategist

While the success of the Fed’s aggressive QE program surprised the markets and the central bank... ...Europe hasn’t gotten the memo, continuing to dither over the scope of its asset-purchase program as recession and deflation loom.

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Weekly Commentary and Statistics

Global Perspectives: Weekly Commentary and Statistics

Major U.S. averages snapped a four-week losing streak as strong earnings and economic data had investors shaking off concerns about an Ebola case in New York. The S&P 500 delivered its biggest weekly gain since early 2013, while the Nasdaq experienced its strongest week rally since late 2011. After dipping below 2% last week, the yield on the benchmark ten-year U.S. Treasury has rebounded to finish the week around 2.25%.

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Asset Allocation Views: Volatility Returns with a Vengeance

Asset Allocation Views: Volatility Returns with a Vengeance

Paul Zemsky, CFA, CIO, Multi-Asset Strategies, Derek Sasveld, CFA, Head of Asset Allocation, Jon Kaczka, CFA, Asset Allocation Analyst

While October is typically a volatile month in the equity markets, concerns about global economic growth, the looming reduction in Fed accommodation and the arrival of Ebola on U.S. shores have also contributed this year. The panic selling appears behind us for now, however.

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Fixed Income Perspectives - September 2014

Fixed Income Perspectives - September 2014

Christine Hurtsellers, CFA CIO Fixed Income; Matt Toms, CFA Head of U.S. Public Fixed Income

The July/August selloff was a reminder that low market volatility won’t go on forever. Though such periodic wakeup calls present a buying opportunity, they also underscore the importance of protecting against tail risk.

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Market Review -- September 2014: Autumn Sweater

Market Review -- September 2014: Autumn Sweater

Daniel P. Donnelly, Head of Investment Communications

Placid markets turned tumultuous as summer transitioned to fall. With fears about economic growth prospects in Europe and Asia combining with persistent geopolitical turmoil to send a chill into the air, investors increasingly reached for the warm, comfortable embrace of lower-risk assets as September proceeded

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Market Review: First Quarter 2014: Beneath the Waves, an Ocean

Market Review: First Quarter 2014: Beneath the Waves, an Ocean

By Daniel P. Donnelly, Head of Investment Communications

First Quarter 2014: Beneath the Waves, an Ocean Markets turned choppy in the first quarter, buffeted by everything from weather-related economic softness to the leadership transition at the Fed to an emboldened Russia flexing its muscles in the Black Sea. Despite the tumult, a number of domestic equity markets surged to new record highs during the period, suggesting a steady supply of support below the potentially destabilizing swells.

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