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Key Investment Perspectives: August 2019
August’s installment of Key Investment Perspectives takes an in-depth look at the shifting market environment and how to navigate it. With the US Federal Reserve’s first interest rate cut in more than a decade, the equity market reacted with a 1.0% slide citing skepticism among investors around the decision.
Key Investment Perspectives: July 2019
The July edition of our Key Investment Perspectives report is headlined by a remarkable first half of the year for US equities, with dovish central banks lifting all boats—for now.
Key Investment Perspectives: June 2019
June’s edition of Key Investment Perspectives focuses on the sober reminder that volatility is the new normal.
Why Investors Make Bad Calls and How to Avoid it
Behavioral science shows us why we often make the wrong choices at the wrong times. While there’s no guarantee you won’t slip up, there are steps we can take to become better investors and focus decision-making on objective factors.
Key Investment Perspectives: May 2019
The May installment of Key Investment Perspectives reviews April’s record month for the US economy, posing the question, “Why invest internationally?”
Key Investment Perspectives: November 2018
The US equity market saw its worst monthly performance in seven years. However, despite slowing global economic growth, trade wars, and more—the US economy continues to strengthen with unemployment remaining at multi-decade lows.
Key Private Bank’s 3rd Quarter Market Outlook
After starting the year a bit sluggishly, the US economy is currently displaying signs of accelerating growth, both relative to its recent trend and also against its international peers.
3rd Quarter 2018
Tax-exempt bonds traded in a narrow range for the third quarter, with a keen eye on macro issues that dominated the headlines for much of the period.
For Retailers, The Times They Are A-Changin’
For retailers, the only constant is change. Technology has structurally changed the way consumers and retailers engage with each other.