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U.S. JOBS: SLOWER ISN'T SLOW

Chart Courtesy of Western Asset Management.  Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, as of Nov 30, 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.

U.S. Jobs: Slower isn't slow

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China's growth: Behind the numbers

China’s growth figures were unexciting, but the trade picture may be improving; U.S. consumers spent well in November; Mario Draghi stuck to the ECB’s plan, but didn’t sound cheerful about it.


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Investment Insights
Oct 26
Investment Insights

What Could the Midterms Mean for Small-Caps?

October 26, 2018

Much Ado About the Midterms? Royce managers offer their insights about the investment implications on small-cap stocks.

Market Outlook
Sep 20
Market Outlook

After Market Highs, What's Next for Small-Caps?

September 20, 2018

Surveying the small cap landscape after a period of strong gain, Royce co-CIO Francis Gannon is selectively bullish -- but generally wary of the considerable risks for growth stocks and defensive industries.

Investment Insights
Aug 24
Investment Insights

Obstacles and Optimism: Review & Outlook for 2018

August 24, 2018

During the first six months of 2018, small-cap stocks enjoyed the good times bred by a bull market that at this writing has not yet slowed down.

Investment Insights
Aug 15
Investment Insights

Putting International Small-Caps on the Map

August 15, 2018

The case for a strategic allocation to international small cap is well supported by historical data.

Investment Insights
Jun 26
Investment Insights

Small-cap stocks

Why Capex Matters

June 26, 2018

Co-CIO Francis Gannon explains why upward revisions to CapEx spending could be very good news for small-cap cyclicals.

Market Outlook
Jun 15
Market Outlook

International Small Caps Now

June 15, 2018

Thoughts on Brexit, tariffs, and the need to look beyond a company's home country to understand the true scope of its business.

Market Outlook
Jun 01
Market Outlook

Winners and Losers in Small-cap Retail

June 01, 2018

Bill Hench looks at the dynamics in the retail industry and outlines the factors that he thinks will help some companies to survive and thrive.

Investment Insights
Apr 03
Investment Insights

Small caps

Volatility Is Back...

April 03, 2018

...and probably here to stay, notes Royce co-CIO Francis Gannon. His advice: tune out the noise about tariffs and rising rates, and instead focus on cyclical small caps with improving earnings and global exposure.

Investment Insights
Mar 22
Investment Insights

Small-cap stocks

Why Earnings Matter

March 22, 2018

Increased volatility is obscuring the rising strength of small-cap earnings, which we believe should ultimately translate into leadership for certain cyclical sectors—those that combine profitability, relatively attractive valuation, and global exposure.

Investment Insights
Jan 02
Investment Insights

Small cap stocks

How Risky is the Russell 2000?

January 02, 2018

If the Russell 2000 index were a company, how attractive would it be to investors? Royce co-CIO Francis Gannon has his doubts.

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