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Investment Insights: Mid-Week Podcast

Lead Investment Officer Ben Baier shares a mid-week market update and timely insights
from our team and global network of investment professionals across 72 countries.

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Investment Insights: Big Expectations

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August 7, 2020
The S&P 500 is wavering just a few points below its February all-time high as markets balance mildly improving economic data and stronger-than-expected corporate earnings. Read More>

Investment Insights: Earnings and Stimulus

August 5, 2020
One of the most surprising earnings seasons to date is coming to a close with more than three-quarters of companies within the S&P 500 having reported.
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Investment Insights: Ahead of the Curve

August 3, 2020
Stocks advanced today with several headlines grabbing investors’ attention, some providing positive information that could help support markets. Read More >

Investment Insights: Corporations vs. the Consumer

July 31, 2020
Stock markets are struggling to find direction as investors attempt to weigh the Fed’s commitment to accommodative policy and the next round of fiscal stimulus against mixed economic data and corporate earnings.
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Investment Insights: Lower for Longer? More like Lower

July 29, 2020
The Federal Reserve concluded its policy meeting today, which was largely a yawner for most investors as guidance remained unchanged. Read More>

Investment Insights: Moment of Truth

July 27, 2020
One of the most important moments for the recovery will take place this week as principal economic data and key policy decisions are released over the coming days. Read More>

Investment Insights: A Stall in the Recovery

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July 24, 2020
Global stock markets opened lower after hostilities intensified between the U.S. and China, and due to rising concern over a stalling economic recovery. Read More >

Investment Insights: A Geopolitical Backdraft

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July 22, 2020
Trading volume in U.S. stocks has remained relatively flat this month with the S&P 500 continuing to hover around its 3,200 level. Read More >

Investment Insights: Stimulus Is Back on the Menu

July 20, 2020
Technology shares led gains in early morning trading as earnings season revs up with companies like Microsoft, Intel, Tesla, and Twitter slated to report this week. Read More> 

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