After an extraordinary two-year period of market calm, the major U.S. equity markets slipped into correction territory last week.
Low overall inflation again carried over to common Valentine’s Day gifts in 2017, with prices rising at or below the average pace.
With rising rates making high-quality fixed income more attractive, many fixed income investors may be asking, why own bonds?
Although we are still more than seven full years into the current economic expansion, many people still feel a sense of disappointment in its progress.
The idea of sustainable investing is not new, and many investors relate the term to socially responsible investing (SRI), which is an investment strategy that excludes companies and industries on a basis of moral values (e.g. alcohol consumption, gambling).
Last week, we took a closer look at emerging markets (EM) and showed why, although the group has experienced a significant run-up year to date, it could still be early in the game for EM.