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Scott Glasser offers insight on the recent sell-off and outlook for equities
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Legg Mason | August 28,2015
What's behind the sudden drop in markets?
Legg Mason | August 27,2015
Fixed income is undergoing a sea change with investors exploring a wider range of sectors and strategies
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Brandywine Global | August 25,2015
Perspective on the recent sell-off in risk assets
Legg Mason | August 25,2015
Will the recent market turmoil delay a US interest rate hike?
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Royce & Associates | August 19,2015
A look at the first half of 2015 and what could lie ahead
Western | August 14,2015
European bonds rise on Greek accord
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Legg Mason | August 4,2015
Investors often overlook that active managers who seek excess returns over the general market can do so by limiting losses in down markets as well as by exceeding index gains in up markets
Western | July 31,2015
Michael Buchanan discusses the decline in liquidity across fixed-income asset classes
Legg Mason | July 21,2015
Quarterly chartbook of key market and economic data
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Western | July 17,2015
HY energy company managements will sharpen and shape their decision-making as industry economics dominate.
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Poll

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








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
(54%)
Yes: Demographics and urban labor shortage will constrain demand
(18%)
No: New monetary and fiscal stimulus will restore rapid growth
(15%)
No: Recovery in the US, Europe and Japan will more than make up for slowing domestic demand
(13%)



Previous month Poll

When will the Fed raise the Fed Funds target rate?

June
(2%)
September
(33%)
November
(24%)
Not until 2016
(41%)