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Key Private Bank Investment Brief
The global spread of COVID-19 has caused significant market movements and uncertainty among investors.
Your investment brief houses our experts' latest analysis and strategies for navigating the turbulence created by the outbreak—keeping you updated on our thinking and how these changes might impact your portfolio.
Key Questions: Will the Debt Ceiling Debate Cause a Market Debacle?
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Key Investment Perspectives: Third Quarter 2021 Review
September presented a wide range of risks for investors, including inflation, rising interest rates, the Delta variant, a potential default of a large Chinese property developer, and continued Washington theatrics regarding stimulus and the debt ceiling.
Key Questions: What Created Chaos in Supply Chains and Why Are Shortfalls so Acute?
Disruption of global supply chains has been undeniable, with price increases felt by consumers across various markets and goods. From COVID-19 to geopolitical forces to extreme weather, things might worsen before they get better.
Key Questions: Is Evergrande a “Lehman Moment”?
Evergrande is China’s second largest property developer, and it has more debt on its balance sheet than any other property company in the world (in terms of debt outstanding).
Key Questions: Why Would Investors Buy into an Overvalued Asset Class?
Investors are pouring money into municipal bonds even as yields remain low and asset values remain high.
Key Questions: What Did We Learn from the Fed Last Week?
There were no fireworks at the Jackson Hole symposium last week as Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC or Fed) Chairman Jerome Powell’s speech basically met expectations.
Key Questions: What Is a 1031 Exchange?
A 1031 exchange, also known as a like-kind exchange, occurs when a taxpaying individual investor or entity sells an investment property and reinvests the proceeds into a “like-kind” replacement property.
Key Questions: Should Investors Exit Equities as the US Exits Afghanistan?
No, although America’s standing in the global world order should be monitored over time.
Key Questions: Can We Expect New Corporate Bond Issuance to Slow Down?
Even after years of record-setting new bond issuance, the environment remains attractive for companies wanting to issue new debt.
Key Questions: How Does a Portfolio Manager View Emerging Markets?
Extrapolation of near-term events may cause an investor to miss long-term trends.
Key Questions: Why Emerging Markets?
There are still plenty of opportunities in emerging markets as investors contemplate a new model of investing.