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Our Global Investment Management discusses the latest market events, key highlights and longer-term trends for investors.

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Investment Insights: The Kitchen Sink

April 14, 2021
As the world slowly emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, all eyes are on the pace of economic growth. Read More>

Investment Insights: A Shot in the Arm for Growth

April 04, 2021
Optimism is riding high in US markets on a wave of vaccination news and herd immunity dreams. Read More>

Investment Insights: That’s a Wrap

March 31, 2021
It’s the end of the first quarter, and a lot has happened. Read More>

Investment Insights: In Like a Lion

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March 24, 2021
Coming into 2021, the 10-year Treasury was at 0.92 percent; as of this morning, the 10 year has reached 1.64 percent, an increase of 78 percent. Read More >

Investment Insights: Across the Ponds

March 17, 2021
As stimulus checks begin to enter US consumers’ bank accounts and COVID vaccinations are achieving a pace of 2.4 million Americans per day, it is not entirely surprising to see the S&P 500 again stretching towards new highs. Read More >

Investment Insights: Stimulating Conversation

March 10, 2021
The largest phase of the five-stage COVID-19 stimulus plan passed the House of Representatives yesterday. Read More>

Investment Insights: Losing Traction?

March 3, 2021
Despite the S&P 500 reaching nine new historic highs so far in 2021 (S&P 500 TR, FactSet), investors are finding their optimism tested as patience for a return to normal runs thin. Read More>

Investment Insights: Head Fake or Heads-up?

February 24, 2021
Growing anticipation of additional stimulus mid-March has propelled a surge in Treasury yields. Read More>

Investment Insights: The Relevance of a Rhyme

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February 17, 2021
The four-day trading week following last year’s Presidents Day weekend enjoyed low volatility as markets recovered from a late-January selloff to reach new all-time highs, a successful earnings season came to a close, and the news cycle rebounded from a Washington constitutional crisis. Read More>

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