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Sep 24
Investment Insights

Municipal Market Update: August

September 24, 2019

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

Investment Insights
Sep 12
Investment Insights

A changing reaction function

Fed Rates: More than Mere Insurance Cuts

September 12, 2019

The Fed is becoming more focused on realized inflation and growth, and should remain accommodative even if global growth turns out to be more resilient than currently believed.

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.

Investment Insights
Aug 28
Investment Insights

ASIA'S ELECTORAL IMPLICATIONS

August 28, 2019

An in-depth look at the impact of recent elections in two of Asia's largest economies – India and Indonesia.

Investment Insights
Aug 21
Investment Insights

Trade concerns? Consider dividend stocks

August 21, 2019

Dividend stocks in defensive sectors, which exhibit lower overall beta and less vulnerability to drawdowns, could be useful to many investors in the current environment.

Investment Insights
Aug 19
Investment Insights

Equities

Cloud Security Software Still Critical

August 19, 2019

With cloud adoption accelerating and software stocks under recent market pressure, information security stocks represent a compelling opportunity.

Investment Insights
Aug 15
Investment Insights

Small-cap stocks

What Positives Are Investors Overlooking?

August 15, 2019

Four small-cap specialists discuss inflation, active management, market contradiction and financial accommodation.

Investment Insights
Aug 15
Investment Insights

Global economy

Toughing it Out

August 15, 2019

July data points to a picture that is probably not as bad as headlines suggest.

Investment Insights
Aug 08
Investment Insights

Currency Wars?

August 08, 2019

The U.S. Treasury has designated China as a currency manipulator. What does this mean for investors in the longer term?

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