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Power Shifts in Middle East Game Theater

Power Shifts in Middle East Game Theater

Several recent political developments have shifted powers in our Middle East game theater analysis; however, our investment implications have remained ...
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Macro Themes Pushing Prices Around

Macro Themes Pushing Prices Around

Brian Singer, head of William Blair’s Dynamic Allocation Strategies team, discusses two key macro themes that are pushing asset prices ...
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Security in Asia: China (Mostly) Wins

Security in Asia: China (Mostly) Wins

North Korea is the micro topic of the moment when it comes to security issues in our Asia game theater, ...
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Smooth Seas Do Not Make Skillful Sailors

Smooth Seas Do Not Make Skillful Sailors

The global market’s ongoing low volatility should be unsettling for investors. After all, as the old proverb goes, “Smooth seas ...
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What's Artificially Driving Volatility Down?

What’s Artificially Driving Volatility Down?

Today’s market volatility is extremely low. In fact, over the past 50 years, there have been only two other periods—the ...
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Italy: Global Linchpin

Italy: Global Linchpin

During late April and early May, the world was focused on the general elections in France. While the odds of ...
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Special Economic Zones: Opportunities and Pitfalls

Special Economic Zones: Opportunities and Pitfalls

What are Special Economic Zones? Special economic zones (SEZs) are areas in which governments offer fiscal and regulatory incentives to ...
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TPP: Asia's Version of Healthcare Reform

TPP: Asia’s Version of Healthcare Reform

I increasingly view the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) as Asia’s version of U.S. healthcare reform: it’s messy, a lot has been ...
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China's Power Up, U.S.'s Down

China’s Power Up, U.S.’s Down

We are making one change to our Asia game theater as a result of my recent research trip to Asia: ...
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Asia: Leadership Stability (For Better or For Worse)

Asia: Leadership Stability (For Better or For Worse)

During a recent trip to Asia, many insights were gained concerning the region’s political environment. It remains relatively stable, but ...
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