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Jan 23
Investment Insights

Municipal Market Update: December

January 23, 2020

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

Investment Insights
Jan 23
Investment Insights

Economic focus

U.S. Inflation: Heading Higher?

January 23, 2020

The forces keeping inflation restrained in the U.S. are both global and local.

Investment Insights
Jan 21
Investment Insights

What Currency Manipulation?

January 21, 2020

Understanding the real significance of the U.S. Treasury's recent reversal on China's currency.

Investment Insights
Jan 21
Investment Insights

Dividend stocks

Should I Pay or Should I Grow Now?

January 21, 2020

Stocks with high current dividends and stocks that consistently increase dividends both have unique characteristics that can affect investor outcomes.

Investment Insights
Jan 06
Investment Insights

Around the Curve

ESG and Bond Ratings: Opportunities in Credit Analysis

January 06, 2020

As a participant in working groups for the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI), Brandywine Global supports better clarity on how ratings agencies are integrating ESG into their analysis.

Investment Insights
Dec 31
Investment Insights

Boris’ Brexit: Where Now?

December 31, 2019

Pessimism surrounding the potential for a positive UK-EU trade deal may be unwarranted.

Investment Insights
Dec 19
Investment Insights

Europe's ESG Regulations: Burden and Benefit

December 19, 2019

The European Commission's plan to increase adoption of ESG principles throughout the region is a positive for bond investors.

Investment Insights
Dec 13
Investment Insights

The ECB: "Wise Owl" Lagarde Takes Over

December 13, 2019

Policy continuity is the name of the game for now -- with the hurdle to cut rates much lower than the hurdle to raise them.

Investment Insights
Dec 12
Investment Insights

The Fed: On hold with a dovish tilt

December 12, 2019

The Fed's focus on below-target inflation leaves the door open to future rate cuts.

Investment Insights
Dec 12
Investment Insights

Global listed infrastructure

A Differentiated Source Of Income

December 12, 2019

Global listed infrastructure may help investors meet their income objectives in a yield-starved world.

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