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GLOBAL GROWTH: WHAT THE BUND SAYS

Chart courtesy of Brandywine Global. Source: Bloomberg, as of 11/12/2019. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. This information is provided for illustrative purposes only and does not reflect the performance of an actual investment.

Market Snapshot

Yield opportunities are on the rise

Market Snapshot

Current market uncertainties are generating potential opportunities for income investors.


Featured Insights

Market Outlook
Oct 16
Market Outlook

Large-Cap Growth Stocks

Will Business Spending Hold Up?

October 16, 2019

Despite a rocky third quarter, growth stocks are up 23.30% for the year, well above our expectations coming into 2019.

Market Outlook
Oct 04
Market Outlook

Recession Indicators Update

Can the Consumer Endure Mounting Headwinds?

October 04, 2019

The ClearBridge Recession Risk Dashboard continues to flash an overall yellow signal with healthy consumer spending balancing weaker manufacturing.

Investment Insights
Sep 25
Investment Insights

Late-cycle investing

Why Dividend Growth Matters Now

September 25, 2019

Falling yields underscore the value that companies which consistently increase dividend payouts offer to equity investors.

Market Outlook
Sep 05
Market Outlook

Recession Indicators Update

Signals Change, Caution Remains

September 05, 2019

With two signals deteriorating and one improving, the ClearBridge Recession Risk Dashboard remains unchanged with an overall yellow signal.

Investment Insights
Sep 03
Investment Insights

What the New Tariffs Mean for Crude

September 03, 2019

Chinese tariffs on U.S. oil pose a new challenge, but the bigger issue is weakening demand caused by trade tensions.

Investment Insights
Aug 29
Investment Insights

Energy MLP update

Are Midstream Stocks Poised to Rally?

August 29, 2019

Midstream stocks have performed well relative to equities when yield spreads have been as wide as they are today.

Market Outlook
Aug 07
Market Outlook

Recession Indicators Update

Delving Deeper into Yellow Signals

August 07, 2019

The ClearBridge Recession Risk Dashboard is signaling caution, but a yellow signal doesn't mean recession is right around the corner.

Investment Insights
Jul 24
Investment Insights

Natural Gas Offers a Path to Carbon Neutrality

July 24, 2019

The cleanest fossil fuel, natural gas can be instrumental in a transition to renewable energy.

Investment Insights
Jun 18
Investment Insights

Rising Risk Bears Watching in Oil Market

June 18, 2019

Recent attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman could lead to an escalation of U.S.-Iran tensions and higher oil prices.

Market Outlook
Jun 06
Market Outlook

Recession Indicators Update

Trade Fears Impacting Commodity Prices

June 06, 2019

The ClearBridge Recession Risk Dashboard continues to signal economic expansion, but tariff conflicts are showing up in ways that matter.

Market Outlook
Jun 04
Market Outlook

China vs Europe: Different Growth Challenges

June 04, 2019

Both China and Europe are showing encouraging signs of improving growth, but it's the differences that investors may find most interesting.

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