Clues and commentaries on the global prospects for stocks, bonds and alternatives.
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Brandywine Global, ClearBridge, Legg Mason, LMM, Permal, QS Investors, Royce & Associates, Western
Legg Mason investment managers share insights and outlooks on the year ahead.


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Western | November 20,2014
Western CIO Ken Leech offers insight on valuation and challenges in today's bond market
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Brandywine Global | November 4,2014
Brandywine offers its opinion about current pricing and risks in the global high yield market
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Western | October 29,2014
Western Asset reviews the previous quarter and offers its outlook for the municipal bond market
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ClearBridge | October 20,2014
Scott Glasser and Michael Kagan offer insight on the equity market
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ClearBridge | October 17,2014
John Goode discusses multiple issues of current importance for the economy and financial markets
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ClearBridge | October 7,2014
Hersh Cohen offers his opinion on some of the best values in the equity market
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Royce & Associates | October 7,2014
Chuck Royce shares his thoughts on the small-cap equity market
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ClearBridge | July 21,2014
Sam Peters discusses deflationary growth and finding opportunities in a market that is more fully valued
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Poll

What would be the best news for markets for the remainder of the year?








Poll

What would be the best news for markets for the remainder of the year?

Strong US corporate earnings validate US economic expansion
(34%)
Strength in the US dollar convinces the Fed to keep short rates low longer
(11%)
European Central Bank bond buying rekindles growth in European Union countries
(47%)
Growth in China strong enough to leave room for financial system and structural reform
(8%)



Previous month Poll

Which Asian country will have the strongest growth in the coming year?

Japan, as Shinzo Abe's policy initiatives take hold
(17%)
India, as Narendra Modi's new government enacts changes
(45%)
China, as Xi Jinping's reforms promote a stronger financial sector
(17%)
South Korea, as President Park Geun-hye's plan to boost growth bears fruit
(21%)