2020 economic watchlist: Manufacturing, trade war, recession
Economist Darrell Spence shares the key factors he’s tracking for the U.S. economy in 2020. Watch the full 2020 Outlook video from which this excerpt was taken for an opportunity to earn CE credit.
Margaret Vitrano on WealthTrack
The Large Cap Growth Portfolio Manager joins Consuelo Mack for a wide-ranging discussion of the economic risks confronting equity investors, the team's diversified approach to constructing growth portfolios and the importance of risk management in promoting downside protection and consistent, long-term results.
Europe’s economy and the Brexit effect
How is the European Union’s economy weathering the uncertainty over Brexit? London-based economist Robert Lind identifies the issues both European and British companies are facing and touches on the political undercurrents that are complicating a swift resolution.
The ETF Show - White Swans vs. Black Swans
Record highs across the major equity averages 10 years into a bull market may raise concerns about risk. Kevin O'Leary, chairman of O’Shares Investments provides insight into his ETF investment philosophy and explains why he focuses on quality and diversification. Christian Magoon, founder & CEO of Amplify ETFs offers insight into black swan risk events and explains how to buffer against downside and find upside potential.
Tariffs Could Drag Semi Sector Lower
Earnings forecasts for the semiconductor and equipment sector have been hit by tariff concerns. Sectors that are sensitive to tariffs are projected to issue weaker profits.
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.
Q4 Kickoff Hints at Trade Dispute Headwinds
The final quarter is historically the best one of the year. Headwinds and tailwinds continue to be monitored, as tariffs and geopolitics pose a risk to economic growth.
U.S.-China Trade Dispute Swings Market Direction
Ongoing concerns about the prolonged trade dispute between the U.S. and China continued to sway the broader market. Expectations of renewed trade talks and expectations that the White House could limit investment in China saw a reversal in sentiment.
Trade Tensions and Brexit Woes Highlight Market Risks
Concerns about the slowing global economy and impact of U.S.-China trade tensions did little to temper uncertainty surrounding Brexit. The upcoming central bank announcements from the ECB and FOMC are awaited.
Global Markets Await Central Bank Decisions
September beckons central bank rate announcements from the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank. Rate decisions and stimulus measures are awaited as uncertainty over economic growth and trade war continue to sway sentiment.
Trade War Jitters and Growth Woes Mount
Ongoing uncertainty over U.S.-China trade relations and weak growth data from the eurozone pointed to broader concerns for the global economy.
The ETF Show - Managing Innovation Risk
Innovation is a key component of driving change but there are risks associated with the rewards. Luke Oliver, Managing Director, Head of Index Investing, Americas at DWS Group discussed innovating amid shifts in the investing landscape. Rory Riggs, Founder & CEO at Syntax Advisors offers his perspective on diversifying and managing business risk.