Insights & Outlook

Review regular updates and insight from our investment management team. Market Perspectives cover broader issues, including the global economy, market environment or sector overviews. Portfolio Perspectives offer analysis from a portfolio manager or team on a specific fund.

Insights & Outlook: Global Economy

Market Perspectives / 04.11.19

Q2 Outlook
Global economy is slow out of the gates

The global economy was sluggish through the first quarter of 2019. Get Ivy's view on key issues that have slowed growth and the possibility of a rebound later in the year.

Market Perspectives / 02.28.19

Fed stays consistent; what's next for rates?

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell made it clear during his recent testimony that the Fed is not changing its guidance in the near term. Ivy continues to believe the Fed will take a ‘wait and see’ approach due to a great deal of uncertainty regarding trade and economic growth.

Portfolio Perspectives / 02.11.19

Five reasons for high yield in 2019

As proven investors in the high yield space, we understand recent concerns about a slowing global economy. Chad Gunther, portfolio manager of Ivy High Income Fund, believes there are five reasons high yield offers potential opportunities for investors in 2019.

Market Perspectives / 12.20.18

2019 Outlook — What’s ahead amid slowing growth

Based on market indicators, it appears the pace of global economic growth has peaked. With numerous factors creating headwinds in a moderate growth environment, what might be in store for 2019? Ivy Investments shares our views of the economic and investment landscape in our 2019 Global Market Outlook.