The expected widespread rollout of COVID-19 vaccines has boosted the outlook for the global economy.
It has been a bumpy ride for investors over the past week as equities abruptly pulled back from overbought levels, before catching a bid yesterday.
The uncertainties unleashed by the COVID-19 pandemic pose a significant challenge for investment strategy.
U.S. stock prices have recently bounced from their lows. To a large degree, the performance of the equity market going forward will be a function of sentiment towards the 2021 earnings outlook
The U.S. equity market has started the year on a choppy note, with geopolitical tensions between the U.S. and Iran whipsawing stocks prices in recent days.
In this week’s Webcast Salvatore Ruscitti discusses the 2020 outlook for the U.S. equity market and how to position portfolios for the year ahead.
Today’s report discusses how to position U.S. equity portfolios for the year ahead.
U.S. equity prices have made new highs in the past month, with reduced recession fears and optimism about an easing of U.S./China trade tensions driving the advance
In this week’s Webcast, Peter Perkins assesses the earnings cycle across major markets, its key drivers, and the implications for equity prices.
Third-quarter earnings season kicks off in earnest this week. Our report offers a preview of what to expect and what trends to watch.
Global Equities – An Old, But Not Fully Mature Earnings Cycle – October 15, 2019
· Asset Class Reports · Equities ·
The global earnings upcycle is advanced, but should continue in the sluggish growth environment we anticipate in the year ahead.
The seesawing in trade tensions between the U.S. and China has kept equities on a rollercoaster ride in recent months.
Concerns about disruptive policy changes and headline risk in the lead-up to the 2020 presidential election have pressured the relative performance of the health care sector this year
Equities have sold off sharply in the past week as the U.S. and China have ratcheted up pressure on each other in their deepening trade dispute.
This is Part II of a two-part annual update of the big-picture themes that form the foundation for MRB’s longer-term investment strategy.
Equities have been jolted in the past week after an abrupt escalation in trade tensions between the U.S. and China.
The first quarter saw cyclical stocks rebound from deeply oversold levels relative to their defensives counterparts.
In this week’s webcast, Salvatore Ruscitti discusses the outlook for U.S. equities and MRB’s recommended positioning.
In this week’s Webcast, Warren C. Smith chats with various MRB strategists in our three offices, and examines the key investment issues that we expect will dominate the landscape in 2019.
Equity markets are ending the year on a downbeat note, with end-of-cycle fears and political uncertainties continuing to weigh heavily on investor sentiment.
The crosscurrents of strong corporate earnings and global trade/non-U.S. growth uncertainties warrant maintaining only a modestly pro-growth sector positioning stance.
In this week’s webcast, Salvatore Ruscitti looks at the upcoming changes to the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS), and discusses their potential impact on sector behavior and the implications for investment strategy.
Major revisions to the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) structure are scheduled to go into effect on September 28, 2018.
The equity market has been resilient of late despite escalating trade tensions.
Asia Ex-Japan Report – China’s Bear: Hunt Or Run? – July 10, 2018
· Emerging Markets · Equities ·
Despite large differences in sector composition, valuations, and international trade exposure, correlations between China’s CSI-300 index, the MSCI China and MSCI Hong Kong indexes have risen to the highest levels in more than a decade.
Valuations for the broad U.S. equity market have re-set lower since late-January.
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U.S. Equities – A Negative News Cycle For Stocks – March 26, 2018
· Asset Class Reports · Equities ·
U.S. equity markets were roiled last week as investors worried about several issues including the prospects of a trade war, the fallout from the data harvesting scandal at Facebook, and anxiety over Fed rate hikes.
In this week’s Webcast,Salvatore Ruscitti provides an update on our U.S. equity sector views given the shifting macro landscape
After a long absence, volatility returned to the equity market earlier this month, triggered by a breakout in Treasury yields.