It may only be February, but campaign 2020 is here. On the recent Ivy Live, our panelists discussed stimulus, which is an issue that isn't getting much attention now, but could have big market ramifications regardless of who wins the White House.
As the current market expansion continues to mature, the one size fits all attraction of some passively managed fixed income strategies could expose investors to a greater variety of risks than their equity counterparts. We believe in a more nimble approach.
Heading into 2020, global growth has slowed considerably. Trade continues to be a major headwind to the expansion, however, economic fundamentals – low unemployment, rising wages and sustained consumer confidence – are healthy. Meanwhile, the longest-running bull market in history now is also the best performing. What does it all mean?
Market volatility can be unsettling, but history shows that prices have returned to less volatile patterns over time. That can be good news for long-term investors.
China’s aggressive tech ambitions and the ongoing trade war present challenges, but may create opportunities for long-term investors. Our team discussed navigating the current global technology environment amid the uncertainty.
Many investors have been reluctant to invest in emerging market equities because of concerns about volatility. We believe the fundamentals argue in favor of a strategic allocation.