Homebuilders Happy & Buyer Demand Up
Oil markets face volatility in the aftermath of the Saudi oil attack that cut production there in half. Sentiment from the National Association of Homebuilders beat expectations, and buyer demand was 67% higher than the same period one year ago.
Debating the Next Fed Move
Scott Minerd, Chairman of Guggenheim Investments and Global CIO, discusses his economic outlook and the possibility of a financial accident in 2019.
Worried About Equity Volatility?
Worried About Equity Volatility? Sharp stock market selloffs, like the one we saw in 2018, are never pleasant for investors. Even though US economic growth remains solid, we do expect more volatility ahead. If you’re worried about the next equity selloff, you may want to consider incorporating a long/short equity strategy. Flexible long/short strategies combine long and short equity exposures, seeking to maintain equity market exposure while adding downside protection. Historically, long/short strategies have reduced drawdowns in tough environments. The AB Select US Long/Short Portfolio has a history of being flexible in periods of distress—leveraging long, short and cash positions to dampen volatility and protect capital. Watch our video to learn more about our flexible approach and how the AB Select US Long/Short Fund may be a good strategy for volatile markets ahead. AB Select US Long/Short Portfolio Overview