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Feb 21

Handicapping the Odds of Recession

Current indicators aren't signaling a pullback, and a healthy U.S. consumer suggests the curent expansion has room to run.

Investment Insights
Feb 17

Why Listed Infrastructure?

With interest in infrastructure investing exploding, RARE co-founder Nick Langley makes the case for investors to favor listed securities.

Investment Insights
Jan 19

Investor Optimism Built on Trump’s Promises?

After a historically fast market upturn after the election, where will U.S. equities go under Trump? His past remarks provide some clues for investors.

Investment Insights
Jan 18

Low-volatility in 2016 – and beyond

Low-volatility strategies added value in a challenging year – and could be a useful approach to an uncertain year ahead.

Investment Insights
Jan 18

7 Reasons to Choose Active Now

While index investments have their place, it’s important to recognize what actively managed strategies can do for investors – especially in the current environment, where the risks embedded in passive strategies loom large.

Investment Insights
Jan 17

Municipal Market Update: December

Western Asset examines recent trends in the muni bond market and provides its outlook about conditions ahead.

Investment Insights
Jan 10

Low-volatility dividend stocks:

Taking the Long View

Post-election market shifts haven't diminished the case for a strategic allocation to low-volatility high-dividend stocks.

Investment Insights
Dec 27

Finding opportunity in fixed income

Hope, Doubt, and a New U.S. Administration

Why Western Asset continues to favor specific spread sectors and a long duration bias for a fixed-income portfolio.

Investment Insights
Dec 20

Privately-held commercial real estate

Zigging When Others Zag

Investors seeking solid income and low correlation to equity and fixed-income assets should not ignore the potential in investments that specialize in privately-held commercial real estate.

Investment Insights
Dec 20

Five Reasons to Like the Hike

Silver linings in the Fed's December’s shift toward higher rates.

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