Dec 12

Legg Mason Reports Assets Under Management and Flows For November 2016

Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) reported preliminary assets under management of approximately $707.3 billion as of November 30, 2016.

Dec 08

Bonds can still provide income - but choices matter even in times of low yields, investors need global fixed income for portfolio diversification

These are challenging times for retail investors in fixed income. Even with U.S. Treasury bonds and other sovereign bond yields close to historic lows – and some Japanese and European bonds in negative territory – investors need fixed income to diversify their portfolios. Many aging investors moving into retirement also crave higher income.

Nov 30

Where Will President-Elect Trump Lead Global Financial Markets?

In a presentation entitled, “Ripples from the Election,” Legg Mason brought together porftolio managers from QS Investors, Brandywine Global and Martin Currie to ask where they see the global economy going in the wake of the U.S. election of President-Elect Donald J. Trump.

Nov 29

Flexible Approach to Investing Matters as Bond Market Transitions

Today, as global financial markets weigh the longer-term implications of the Brexit vote and what Donald Trump’s Presidency will mean, an unconstrained strategy can be a source of return for investors in fixed income. It will be important, however, to consider risk tolerances when choosing a strategy.