Key ESG Trends

Interest in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investment factors is expanding at a rapid pace among institutional and retail investors, ...
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Economic Expansion More Visible

Global equity markets reacted to the ongoing improvement in the global economic environment over the first quarter of 2017, and ...
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Reasons for Optimism in Emerging Markets

In a previous post, I explained that while a few key risks could cause significant headwinds in emerging markets, on ...
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Three Risks in Emerging Markets

While a number of factors support positive emerging market performance, a few key risks could cause significant headwinds. The U.S ...
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E and S Themes Drive ESG Growth

Governance factors remain highly relevant from a risk and return perspective, but the delta for growth in environmental, social, and ...
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Consumer-Driven Opportunities in Emerging Markets

Despite many near-term concerns for emerging markets arising since the U.S. election, there are reasons to be optimistic about their ...
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A TV in Every Home!

U.S. income inequality has increased significantly since the 1970s after several decades of stability, and there are consequences, including a ...
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Non-U.S. Equities vs. Currency Headwinds

Amid fears of persistent U.S. dollar strength, many investors may be questioning the role of non-U.S. exposure within their broader ...
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Does ESG Matter?

Research into the efficacy of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors has expanded in recent years, and this growth has ...
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The Impact of Inflation

Previously, I explained that the inflation we are currently seeing in the U.S. economy is not hyperinflation that many of ...
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