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Investment Insights

Investment Insights
Sep 26

U.S. economy

The Myth of Full Employment

Current unemployment data may not be as encouraging as they seem, thanks to younger workers’ lower participation in the labor force.

Investment Insights
Sep 21

The Fed, the ECB and Rates

Rates are roughly where they should be for the moment, given sluggish growth, says Brandywine Global's David Hoffman

Investment Insights
Aug 30

Trends in investment real estate:

The Rise of "Creative Office"

Office spaces designed to facilitate creativity and collaboration should compete successfully against traditional properties going forward, note Rick Schaupp and Bohdy Hedgcock of Clarion Partners.

Investment Insights
Aug 26

Small Cap Surprise

Financial companies – including alternative asset managers -- represent a corner of the small-cap market worth watching for investors seeking to capture unrealized value, notes Chuck Royce.

Investment Insights
Aug 16

A Bear, A Brexit, and A Welcome Start to 2016

The market's pronounced shift toward companies with attractive to reasonable valuations, solid balance sheets, and strong profitability in the first half of 2016 was positive for many active managers.

Investment Insights
Aug 15

The US: Best House on the Block?

ClearBridge Investments’ Margaret Vitrano sees opportunity in selected US stocks, despite areas of concern and recent gains in the overall market

Investment Insights
Aug 11

Health Care and the Election

Uncertainty in advance of the US election could create opportunity in selected segments within health care, notes ClearBridge Investments' Marshall Gordon.

Investment Insights
Aug 03

International equities:

Tackling volatility concerns

International equity investing can offer opportunities not available within the US. Market volatility, as well as currency fluctuations, can present challenges. But there are steps that investors might consider to address these issues.

Investment Insights
Jul 27

Not Quite Yet...

Today’s Fed decision to push off any rate hike until at least September will leave investors guessing a little longer.

Investment Insights
Jul 27

Emerging Markets debt:

Make Way for Opportunity

With commodity prices, spread valuations, and credit ratings stability now better aligned, Brandywine Global's Gary Herbert sees greater opportunity ahead in emerging markets corporate debt.


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