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Oct 31
Investment Insights

Life After LIBOR

October 31, 2019

LIBOR, one of world's most widely used financial benchmarks, is being phased out -- but what will replace it? Western Asset examines the consequences and impact for investors.

Investment Insights
Oct 30
Investment Insights

Mid Week Bond Update

Recession: Beyond the Gloom

October 30, 2019

Is the bond market's fear of recession overdone?

Investment Insights
Oct 18
Investment Insights

Getting the Most out of the Late Cycle Equity Market

October 18, 2019

Lower volatility stocks with sustainable dividends and attractive valuations may provide a defensive tilt to portfolios in a late cycle environment.

Investment Insights
Oct 08
Investment Insights

The Global Hunt for Carry

October 08, 2019

How U.S. and overseas investment-grade corporate bonds benefit from increasingly negative government bond yields.

Investment Insights
Sep 25
Investment Insights

Late-cycle investing

Why Dividend Growth Matters Now

September 25, 2019

Falling yields underscore the value that companies which consistently increase dividend payouts offer to equity investors.

Investment Insights
Sep 18
Investment Insights

The Case for Front-End Credit

September 18, 2019

Current market conditions make the shorter end of the maturity curve potentially attractive from a risk/reward point of view.

Investment Insights
Sep 18
Investment Insights

Value Stocks: Don’t Call it a Comeback

September 18, 2019

Recent extremes in the returns for Value and Momentum stocks could be suggesting a change in leadership 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 31
Investment Insights

Commercial real estate

Technology Hubs Are Transforming Markets

August 31, 2019

The U.S. tech industry is reshaping communities as well as commercial real estate values across cities nationwide.

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