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Globally diversifying your portfolio can help cushion against wild market swings and can likely give you more consistent performance over time.
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A wide range of outcomes from -10% to +40% may lie ahead of emerging market stocks depending on the timing and details of a trade deal.
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Hopes of a trade détente and agreement have led to new highs for U.S. stocks, but investors may be getting too optimistic, too soon.
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The last global economic cycle ended with a housing bust; will the bust in auto sales end this cycle?
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Fortunately, stocks are nowhere near that overvalued, based on the price-to-earnings ratio. But, if we take a more refined look at historical stock market valuations at peaks and lows, we find some cause for concern.
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After monetary policymakers took action to lower interest rates and ease financial conditions, they have been asking for fiscal policymakers to enact stimulus though stepped-up government spending and tax cuts—they may be starting to get their wish.
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We see five main options for Brexit in the coming months; three result in a near-term resolution while two options result in a further delay or “no deal” Brexit.
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What can currency wars do for an economy?
On this episode of Stock Market Report, Jeff Kleintop discusses the role central banks are, or perhaps aren’t, playing in the current global economic slowdown.
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If Japan represents what the debt and demographic future looks like for many countries, then the future for investors in a world of negative bond yields may lead to more stock market exposure.
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