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Feb 19
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Around the Curve

China's Auto Market: Speedbump

February 19, 2019

Auto sales are a key barometer of global economic growth—and China has been the major growth engine. Can the world still rely on China’s auto demand to absorb the shock in the industry?

Investment Insights
Feb 14
Investment Insights

Putting International Small-Caps on the Map

February 14, 2019

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

Investment Insights
Feb 11
Investment Insights

Around the Curve

A Trip to the Woodshed

February 11, 2019

The Fed's newest leader has a meeting of the minds with the market.

Investment Insights
Feb 08
Investment Insights

Municipal Market Update: January

February 08, 2019

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

Investment Insights
Feb 06
Investment Insights

A Sweet Spot For Asian Markets

February 06, 2019

Price-to-book ratios for Asian equities are well below the long-term average, even after January's bounceback in valuations.

Investment Insights
Feb 04
Investment Insights

Around the Curve

What's the Catch, Indonesia?

February 04, 2019

Three market concerns about Indonesia, and why we think they are likely overstated.

Investment Insights
Jan 11
Investment Insights

ESG Investing

Slowing 'Fast Fashion'

January 11, 2019

The sustainability credentials of the US$1.3 trillion global fashion industry are coming under heightened scrutiny.

Investment Insights
Dec 20
Investment Insights

A Global Phenomenon Under The Radar

December 20, 2018

Online gaming could once have been dismissed as a niche market for investors, but the explosive trend is now impossible to ignore. Much of the growth is coming from Asia.

Investment Insights
Dec 13
Investment Insights

International Stocks: Four Factors Behind the Gap

December 13, 2018

A narrowing of the advantages recently enjoyed by U.S. companies could reverse the international stock performance gap.

Investment Insights
Dec 12
Investment Insights

Recession Watch: Lessons from the Last Cycle

December 12, 2018

Should we worry about the recent inversion of 3-5 year Treasury yield curve? The ClearBridge Recession Risk Dashboard suggests concerns may be overblown.

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