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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Can Global Markets Continue to Surge?

    Since the start of the year, global markets have recovered well. The S&P 500 has risen 15.5%, emerging markets have risen 17.2%, and developed markets have risen 13.2%.

    By Richard Turnill
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why To Expect Muted Returns from US Equities

    We can expect muted returns from US equities going forward. US stocks face the prospect of higher interest rates, albeit gradual and from unusually low levels.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Can You Add Carry to Your Portfolio?

    Adding carry to your portfolio in a low-return scenario could cushion your portfolio.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
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    Everything Is Being Repriced after the Brexit Vote, Says Marc Lasry

    The Brexit referendum results are already playing havoc with the European and other world capital markets.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    GlaxoSmithKline’s Segment Performances in 1Q17

    GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) reported a 19.0% rise in 1Q17 revenues to ~7.4 billion pounds, driven by an operational rise of 5.0% and a favorable currency impact of 14.0%.

    By Mike Benson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Performance of GlaxoSmithKline in 2016

    GlaxoSmithKline’s top line increased 17% to ~27.9 billion pounds for 2016, driven by an operational increase of 6% and a favorable currency impact of ~11%.

    By Mike Benson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Are Emerging Markets Poised to Perform Better in 2017?

    Will emerging markets repeat performance in 2017? Emerging markets (ACWX) posted equally impressive performance in comparison to the S&P 500 index (SPX-INDEX) in 2016. The biggest advantage posed by the emerging market is its consumption growth, leading to a better market performance for equities. The S&P 500 index (SPX-INDEX) and the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets […]

    By Mary Sadler
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Does the Break-Even Rate Suggest?

    The break-even rate is the difference between the yields of ten-year Treasuries (IEF) (TLH) and ten-year TIPS (VTIP).

    By Heather McArdle
  • uploads///Britain Voted to Leave the Eurozone Last Week

    Brexit Impact: UK Decides to Leave European Union

    The UK’s momentous decision to leave the European Union has both short- and long-term implications for investors around the world.

    By Richard Turnill
  • uploads///Volatility in Equity Markets Likely to Remain Elevated
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Volatility Is Likely to Remain High

    Volatility has been relatively low over the last few years. VIX averaged 14 in 2014, which is much lower than the long-term average of 20. It averaged 16.7 in 2015.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
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