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Chris Petrosino

Managing Director of Quantitative Strategies Group

Markets & Economy » There is No Alternative

September 12, 2019 | Market Commentary

2019 has been a strong year for the stock market. US equities are trading near all-time highs, with healthy year-to-date gains both at home and abroad. At the same time that stock markets are hitting new highs, interest rates have been falling to new lows. After starting the year at 2.69%, the …

Library » Webinar: Four Big Questions Facing Investors in 2019

January 23, 2019 | Market Commentary

2018 was far more volatile than recent years, and after the nearly decade-long run, we are starting to see warning signs in the economic, stock, and bond market cycles. Several key risks got worse as the year went on, and many remain unresolved.

Ebrahim Busheri

Director of Investments

Library » Semi-Annual Outlook: Sorting Through the Warning Signs

January 03, 2019 | Investment Themes

2018 was far more volatile than recent years, and we still see several key risks facing markets that are unresolved today. In our newest Semi-Annual Outlook, we lay out our concerns for financial markets and provide our perspective on what to expect in 2019.

Library » October 2018 Perspective

October 01, 2018 | Market Commentary

Rising Risks Demand Change US stocks remained near all-time highs during September as the market shrugged off rising global risks that continued to escalate. Worsening threats to financial markets include a full-blown trade war developing, China slowing more than expected, and political …

Library » May 2018 Perspective

May 02, 2018 | Market Commentary

Treasury Yields Hit Four-Year High The 10-Year US Treasury yield rose above 3% in April for the first time since the so-called ‘Taper Tantrum’ of 2013. The measure is a key benchmark influencing borrowing costs throughout the economy and has brought rising rate concerns to the forefront of …

Library » First Quarter 2018 International Perspective

April 24, 2018 | Market Commentary

Quarterly Market Review Following last year’s relative tranquility, global equity market volatility picked up during the first quarter of 2018. Market gyrations first materialized in early February, driven by an increase in reported wages for US workers that came in well above consensus …


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