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Traders Whipsawed as Bank of Japan and U.S. Fundamentals Surprise

Traders Whipsawed as Bank of Japan and U.S. Fundamentals Surprise

Douglas Coté, CFA, Chief Market Strategist

After weeks of struggles, market strength returned quickly in mid-October.

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Weekly Commentary and Statistics

Global Perspectives: Weekly Commentary and Statistics

Another week, another round of new highs for equity markets; the S&P 500 is now up more than 10% off its mid-October lows. Domestic data flow continued to be supportive of risk assets, while a rate cut in China and heightened ECB rhetoric further buoyed sentiment

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Asset Allocation Views: Bank of Japan Takes the Baton

Asset Allocation Views: Bank of Japan Takes the Baton

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

As the Federal Reserve continues to back away from extraordinary accommodation, other central banks — the Bank of Japan and People’s Bank of China, most notably— are ramping up their efforts, to the delight of risk markets.

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Fixed Income Perspectives - November 2014

Fixed Income Perspectives - November 2014

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

Fixed income markets have rallied in recent weeks thanks to solid U.S. data and an unexpected liquidity boost from the Bank of Japan. And though the Fed is likely to be cautious in eventually raising interest rates, the renewed market volatility may persist.

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Market Review -- October 2014: Before Our Hearts Explode!

Market Review -- October 2014: Before Our Hearts Explode!

Daniel P. Donnelly, Head of Investment Communications

The late September swoon extended into the first few weeks of the new month, heightening anxiety among investors already palpitating over the fearsome specter of Octobers past. Markets changed course sharply mid-month, however, as strong corporate earnings gave investors hope that resurgent domestic growth could persist in the face of global economic weakness.

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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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