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Chart of the Week

BONDS: REACHING FOR YIELD? LOOK TO RETURN

Source: Bloomberg and Legg Mason, Jan 18, 2018. 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.

Market Snapshot

U.S. Jobs Chasing Workers?

For unemployment claims, the devil was in the details; Global oil looked to offer its own cure for high crude prices; China growth beat expectations


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Investment Insights
Oct 26
Investment Insights

Looking beyond the U.S.

International Small-Cap: Surprising Quality

October 26, 2017

Why should investors consider maintaining a small but consistent allocation to this often-overlooked asset class? The answer is simple: superior risk-adjusted returns with very low correlation to traditional equities.

Market Outlook
Oct 17
Market Outlook

Market overview

Poised to Lead: Small Caps with Global Exposure

October 17, 2017

Smaller companies in cyclical sectors that do business abroad -- or with other U.S. firms that have global exposure -- could be well positioned to benefit from improving global growth.

Investment Insights
Sep 19
Investment Insights

ESG: Driving Better Investment Outcomes

September 19, 2017

CEO and CO-CIO Chris Clark and Director of Risk Management Gunjan Banati discuss the significance of incorporating Environmental, Social, and Governance Factors into Royce's investment process.

Market Outlook
Jul 05
Market Outlook

Small-cap stocks

Healthy Rotation or Rally at Risk?

July 05, 2017

Royce Co-CIO Francis Gannon looks at recent small-cap results and sees a consolidating asset class setting the stage for its next move up

Market Outlook
Jun 21
Market Outlook

Small-Cap Breakout?

June 21, 2017

Will the recent run-up in the Russell 2000 hold? Co-CIO Francis Gannon examines the forces behind the latest rise.

Market Outlook
Apr 04
Market Outlook

A Small-Cap Pause That Refreshes?

April 04, 2017

It was a curious quarter for small-caps, with several key trends in 2016 reversing. Royce Co-CIO Francis Gannon analyzes the cross-currents, why they may be temporary, and why the small-cap rally has room to run.

Investment Insights
Apr 04
Investment Insights

Small-cap Stocks

When Change is Inevitable...

April 04, 2017

Given the many risks specific to the small-cap sector, active managers like Royce's Bill Hench must constantly update their views on companies and markets.

Investment Insights
Feb 13
Investment Insights

More Volatility Could Be Good For Small Caps

February 13, 2017

When good things are happening in the stock market, investors can be forgiven for forgetting about volatility.

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