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SPREAD SECTORS: THE BEAT GOES ON

Chart courtesy of Western Asset. Source: Bloomberg Barclays, J.P. Morgan, S&P Global Market Intelligence, a division of S&P Global Inc, Western Asset, as of 11/15/2019. ¹S&P/LSTA Performing Loans Index excess return vs. 3-Month LIBOR. See definitions below. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Indexes are unmanaged, and not available for direct investment. Index returns do not include fees or sales charges. This information is provided for illustrative purposes only and does not reflect the performance of an actual investment.

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Six factors that could act as positive catalysts for markets.

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The Global View: Three Reflections

October 28, 2019

Economic gloom, monetary policy and ESG: 3 key issues driving decisions now.

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Oct 15
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Trade, Trump, Tariffs: Mexico Endures

October 15, 2019

Despite current turmoil in global trade, Mexico's economy is showing resilience.

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Oct 14
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Financial Follies: Fiscal and Monetary

October 14, 2019

Why QE, fiscal stimulus and Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) won't prevent an economic downturn.

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Sep 23
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U.S. Credit Cycle: Late Innings

September 23, 2019

The U.S. credit cycle may be in the late innings of the game, but there are still some good plays left.

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Sep 16
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Top Down or Bottom Up Analysis: Why Choose?

September 16, 2019

Knowing the big picture can be crucial – especially for countries and companies outside the U.S.

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Sep 12
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Policy Reversals: Are They Enough?

September 12, 2019

Will the most recent policy changes from central banks turn the tide on global growth?

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Sep 09
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Global Trade: Weaponize the Dollar?

September 09, 2019

In today's tense global trade environment, will dollar devaluation be the next sudden move from the White House?

Market Outlook
Aug 19
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Argentina: Will They or Won't They?

August 19, 2019

Do the heavy discounts on Argentine bonds properly reflect the risks of the upcoming election?

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Aug 14
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Goodbye Convention, Hello Tweets?

August 14, 2019

How should investors approach this newest form of volatility?

Market Outlook
Jul 22
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Rates: All Over but the Shouting

July 22, 2019

In light of the impending rate decision by the Fed, a look at key indicators of U.S. growth.

Investment Insights
Jul 08
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Chart of the Moment: The Dollar

July 08, 2019

Is the dollar about to follow the script from 1998?

Investment Insights
Jul 08
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Australia: A Structural Story

July 08, 2019

Despite prevailing pessimism, Australian structural realities support a more optimistic outlook.

Investment Insights
Jun 25
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Around the Curve

Lessons from Emerging Markets

June 25, 2019

Developed world policymakers should consider the experiences of EM economies that have embraced principles of Modern Monetary Theory.

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