Regional equity positioning is complicated by the outsized weight of the U.S. in the global equity benchmark…
The recent rally in oil prices has lifted U.S. energy stocks, which have lagged the broad equity market year-to-date.
The U.S. energy equipment & services sub-group has lagged the overall equity benchmark year-to-date, along with the broader energy sector.
Today’s MRB Webinar featured Salvatore Ruscitti discussing the outlook for the U.S. equity market and the implications of the late-cycle macro environment for portfolio positioning.
In this week’s Webcast, global strategist Peter Perkins discusses the key drives of the capital market outlook for the next 6-12 months and MRB’s recommended asset allocation.
Asset Allocation Strategy – Self-Correcting Supports Kicking In – August 5, 2022
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The global economy faces several challenges, but we reiterate that an economic recession is neither imminent nor inevitable, although growth will likely slow further in the near term.
After de-rating dramatically in the first-half of this year, many investors fear that a significant decline in corporate profits looms, signaling much more pain ahead for stock prices.
The macro backdrop will remain challenging in the near term as investors assess the trade-off between elevated inflation and economic growth risks
Absolute Return Strategy – Six Best Inflation Bets – June 15, 2021
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The outlook for U.S. and global consumer price inflation has become a hotly debated topic in recent months and now central to investment strategy.
U.S. equity prices have been volatile of late due to a rapid rise in bond yields as government fixed-income markets have begun to discount stronger-than-expected economic growth and higher inflation.
Canadian stocks will benefit from an improving domestic and global economy over the next 6-12 months, but we expect them to continue to underperform their global peers during the period.
Roundtable – U.S. Equity Sectors With Salvatore Ruscitti – January 28, 2021
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In this Roundtable, MRB’s U.S. Equity Strategist, Salvatore Ruscitti, discusses the outlook for the U.S. equity market and highlights our recommended sector positioning.
Absolute Return Strategy – Selectivity After The Runup – January 12, 2021
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This report focuses on positioning around the potential for some near-term turbulence in global equity markets following the recent sharp upleg.
The expected widespread rollout of COVID-19 vaccines has boosted the outlook for the global economy.
The U.S. election will not be certified by the Electoral College until mid-December, but Joe Biden is almost certain to be the next president.
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
After an initial modest drawdown, the U.S. equity market has more than recouped all its earlier losses from coronavirus fears.
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
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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.
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.