There are many factors that investors consider when looking for forward guidance on global interest rate trends. Kevin Flanagan explains why the German bund yield is one factor U.S. fixed income investors should keep their eye on over the next few months.
Value stocks are coming back in favor. Jeff Weniger breaks down their merits against growth stocks.
The “There Is No Alternative (TINA)” mantra is a refrain that says stocks should be bought because bond yields are so paltry. Now that rates are rising, is the recent embrace of value stocks here to stay? Jeff Weniger discusses.
How indexes for emerging markets are constructed matters, especially when the news cycle is dominated by Washington-Beijing relations. Read how emerging market investors can protect their portfolios by avoiding Chinese state-owned enterprises.
The stock market is having a moment of truth. A two-week window in late August/early September witnessed so-called “Minimum Volatility” strategies lose their luster, underperforming Value by 4 percentage points. Could this value trend continue?
The S&P 500 has been struggling at the 3,000 level for months. U.S. equities seemed unstoppable back in in June and July, but August and September were choppy. Our dividend-weighting approaches could help protect investors from a possible market decline.