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Legg Mason | February 5,2016
After a lull, volatility is back
Legg Mason | February 2,2016
You can't predict volatility, but you can prepare for it
Legg Mason | January 28,2016
A revealing look at how various investment sectors in the US and abroad have performed historically during periods of heightened US stock volatility -- versus longer-term average performance.
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QS Investors | January 19,2016
To get beyond the confusion of smart beta, focus on investment outcomes, not investment processes
Western | January 15,2016
Ken Leech offers perspective on issues affecting the global economy and bond markets
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Legg Mason | January 13,2016
Are current valuations out of line with fundamentals?
Martin Currie | January 13,2016
Kim Catechis offers insight on important developments in Latin America
Brandywine Global | January 12,2016
Chen Zhao offers perspective on recent developments in China
Legg Mason | January 7,2016
Quarterly chartbook of key market and economic data
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Legg Mason | January 7,2016
Equities could play an important role for investors seeking income


Poll

How many times will the US Federal Reserve raise its benchmark interest rate in 2016?










Poll

How many times will the US Federal Reserve raise its benchmark interest rate in 2016?

None
(18%)
One
(36%)
Two
(40%)
Three
(4%)
Four
(2%)
More than four
(0%)



Previous month Poll

Will China's official growth rate fall to 6 percent by the end of 2015?

Yes: Economic reform measures will take their toll on growth
(51%)
Yes: Demographics and urban labor shortage will constrain demand
(20%)
No: New monetary and fiscal stimulus will restore rapid growth
(14%)
No: Recovery in the US, Europe and Japan will more than make up for slowing domestic demand
(15%)