Protracted Downturn or "Muddle-Through"?
AB Market Strategist, Richard Brink, shares insights about the opportunities and challenges on the horizon for capital markets. It's late(r) in the cycle - What's next for investors?
Casualties of the Trade War
Brian Smedley, Head of the Macroeconomic and Investment Research Group, shares insights on the impact trade policy has on U.S. and global economic growth potential. Read Global CIO Outlook: The Fed's Sugar High
Growth Skids to Near 30-year Low in China
Q3 2019 economic growth slowed to its weakest pace in almost three decades in China as the trade war slammed factory production. U.S. tariffs on $7.5 billion of European goods also take effect.
US Trade Blacklist Hits Chipmakers
The US Commerce Department added 28 Chinese companies and public security bureaus on its blacklist. The action prevents firm from purchasing components from American firms without government approval.
Catalyzing Markets to Achieve SDGs
Jeff Gitterman, co-founding partner of Gitterman Wealth Management, LLC, considers the role that public and private markets play by catalyzing markets for achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
The Orbital Perspective: Embracing Pillars to Accomplish SDGs
Ron Garan, former NASA astronaut and Co-founder of 5th Element Group, discusses the bigger picture for society and focuses on the reality of economic dependency on the planet.
Wall Street Gyrates on Uncertainty
Global markets gyrated as the implications of political developments were considered on both sides of the Atlantic. As the United Nations General Assembly got underway, concerns about an extended US-China trade war and slowing global growth weighed on sentiment.
Fed Injects Liquidity into Money Markets
The stress in the overnight lending markets led the Federal Reserve to inject funds into the system for four consecutive sessions. While the root cause of market strains is debated, Fed Chair Powell downplayed any impact on the economy.
Fed Policy and the Business Cycle
Scott Minerd, Chairman of Investments and Global CIO, stops by CNN International on the morning of the FOMC meeting to discuss the Fed’s ability to delay the timing of the next recession. Read our update to Forecasting the Next Recession
A different take on growth vs. value
With the global economy in late cycle, should stock investors expect to see growth’s longstanding dominance give way to value? Portfolio manager Brad Vogt concedes it’s possible but proposes a more nuanced approach to the market.
Central Banks Eyes Stimulus for Global Economies
Global central banks are expected to introduce monetary easing and stimulus measures to prompt economies being pressured by trade tensions and a slowdown in growth.
Fed to Weigh Jobs Growth Slowdown
Ahead of the September Federal Reserve meeting, the U.S. jobs report showed that a fewer-than-expected 130,000 new jobs were created in August. Fed Chair Powell, described the economy and labor market as "healthy" at a speaking engagement in Switzerland.