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 interest rates unchanged amid an apparent slowdown in the U.S. economy, Balkin said he believes that small caps are the place to be in such an environment because it’s better for investors to be buying smaller, growing companies. He also noted that these smaller companies are going to be targets for mergers and acquisitions from larger companies that are trying to find some growth.
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