Featured Investment Insights
How U.S. and overseas investment-grade corporate bonds benefit from increasingly negative government bond yields.
Falling yields underscore the value that companies which consistently increase dividend payouts offer to equity investors.
Current market conditions make the shorter end of the maturity curve potentially attractive from a risk/reward point of view.
Commercial real estate
The U.S. tech industry is reshaping communities as well as commercial real estate values across cities nationwide.
Recent extremes in the returns for Value and Momentum stocks could be suggesting a change in leadership ahead.
Western Asset examines recent trends in the muni bond market and provides its outlook about conditions ahead.
A changing reaction function
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.
Chinese tariffs on U.S. oil pose a new challenge, but the bigger issue is weakening demand caused by trade tensions.
Energy MLP update
Midstream stocks have performed well relative to equities when yield spreads have been as wide as they are today.
An in-depth look at the impact of recent elections in two of Asia's largest economies – India and Indonesia.
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.
With cloud adoption accelerating and software stocks under recent market pressure, information security stocks represent a compelling opportunity.
Four small-cap specialists discuss inflation, active management, market contradiction and financial accommodation.
July data points to a picture that is probably not as bad as headlines suggest.
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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