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December 08, 2016 | Market Commentary

Our December Perspective provides our view on the latest US and global economic news. This month’s edition includes updates on China, England, fixed income, and our US outlook in the wake of the election.

Markets & Economy » Is Japan Passing the Baton from Monetary to Fiscal Policy?

December 01, 2016 | Market Commentary

The Japanese economy continues to trudge along at an unremarkable pace, weighed down by what could be summarized as the four D’s: deficits, debt, deflation, and demographics. For more than 20 years, the country’s policy makers have thrown everything but the kitchen sink at the economy in …

Library » October 2016 Perspective

October 10, 2016 | Market Commentary

The U.S. Federal Reserve at its September meeting once again did not raise the federal funds rate. Stronger economic data earlier in the summer increased expectations for a Fed move, but data for August that was released before the meeting painted a less optimistic picture of the U.S. economy and …

Markets & Economy » Monthly Market Update - August

August 04, 2016 | Market Commentary

Markets rose in July as concerns regarding the Brexit eased. Research Communication Strategist Tom Patterson shares Manning & Napier's economic outlook for Europe and the United States, highlighting crude oil prices and the Brexit, in the latest Monthly Market Update video.

Library » Remaining Active Through Uncertainty

June 17, 2016 | Active Management

The start of the year was met with a resurgence of volatility and financial markets demonstrated a meaningful flight to quality. Slow economic growth continues to be a reality, so investors can’t run to safety and expect meaningful returns. We believe it will be important to balance safety …

Library » May 2016 Perspective

May 05, 2016 | Market Commentary

The advance estimate of first quarter 2016 real GDP came in at a 0.5% seasonally-adjusted annual rate. A decline in business spending was the primary drag on the economy, as nonresidential fixed investment detracted from the overall growth rate.

Marc Bushallow

Managing Director, Fixed Income

Markets & Economy » A Primer on TIPS in Today’s Market Environment

February 25, 2016 | Fixed Income

Inflation, or the lack thereof, continues to be a hot topic among economic and market forecasters. Weak aggregate demand worldwide and the resulting pattern of slow global growth has contributed to persistently low inflation, as well as very low market expectations for future inflation. Fears …


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