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Western
Mike Buchanan, Deputy CIO of Western Asset, speaks on Bloomberg TV about sentiment, growth and current market volatility
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Western
Western Asset Portfolio Manager Carl Eichstaedt believes fundamentals in the high yield sector are much stronger than current pricing implies.
Brandywine Global
Francis A. Scotland says the global economy needs a lower US dollar and further stimulus in China to generate growth
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QS Investors
The biases inherent in market-cap indexes demand a broader approach to diversification, notes James Norman of QS Investors.
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QS Investors
James Norman of QS Investors on the importance of diversifying away from investors' over-enthusiasms and over-pessimisms.
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Legg Mason
What themes and trends could move the markets in 2016? Legg Mason's What to Watch in 2016 offers perspective from our distinguished family of investment managers.
Western
What the Fed does matters, notes Western Asset's John Bellows, but underlying trends in growth and inflation matter more to the broad bond market.
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Brandywine Global
Unsettled markets could stay Yellen's hand, says Jack McIntyre of Brandywine
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Brandywine Global
Financial markets held up surprisingly well given the news flow, observes Francis Scotland
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Western
The market seems skeptical that the Fed will move on rates in September – but Western Asset's John Bellows begs to differ.
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Brandywine Global
Brandywine Global's Gary Herbert on the risks surrounding a real structural decline in China's growth.
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
(17%)
One
(35%)
Two
(42%)
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%)