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Argentina Back with a Vengeance

Argentina Back with a Vengeance

In an interview with Citywire Selector, Todd McClone, portfolio manager on William Blair’s emerging market strategies, explained why emerging market investors should take a close look at Argentina, noting recent changes in the country’s government and policies....
Future Is Bright for Small Caps

Future Is Bright for Small Caps

Mike Balkin, partner and co-portfolio manager of the William Blair Small Cap Growth strategy, explained why he believes the time is right for small caps on CNBC’s “Closing Bell.” Small caps have underperformed large caps for most of the past decade, Balkin...
Low Rates: 3 Takeaways Looking Forward

Low Rates: 3 Takeaways Looking Forward

It’s been an interesting year so far for the U.S. fixed-income market. The year began with Eurodollar futures yield curves implying the Federal Reserve (Fed) would hike interest rates four times during the course of the calendar year. As of mid-July, there have been...
Is a Quality Reversal Due?

Is a Quality Reversal Due?

Through the middle of February, high-quality stocks performed well, driven upward by the prospect of Federal Reserve (Fed) rate hikes. But when the Fed took a more dovish turn, suggesting that rates would stay low, risk was back on. This was evident as those stocks in...
Why Low Duration Now?

Why Low Duration Now?

The William Blair Fixed Income team believes that the current state of shorter-term interest rates provides opportunity for low duration strategies to outperform money market funds and short-term Treasury bills. When the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) raised the...
Why Small Caps In Slowing U.S. Economy

Why Small Caps In Slowing U.S. Economy

Mike Balkin, partner and co-portfolio manager of the William Blair Small Cap Growth Fund, highlights why small cap stocks provide opportunities in a slowing economic environment on CNBC’s “Closing Bell.” After the Federal Reserve recently left...

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This content is for informational and educational purposes only and not intended as investment advice or a recommendation to buy or sell any security. Investment advice and recommendations can be provided only after careful consideration of an investor’s objectives, guidelines, and restrictions.

Factual information has been taken from sources we believe to be reliable, but its accuracy, completeness or interpretation cannot be guaranteed. Investments are subject to market risk. Forecasts, estimates, and certain information contained herein are based upon proprietary research and should not be interpreted as investment advice, as an offer or solicitation, nor as the purchase or sale of any financial instrument. Statements concerning financial market trends are based on current market conditions, which will fluctuate.

William Blair does not provide legal or tax advice. Please consult your tax and/or legal counsel for specific tax questions and concerns.

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