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.
Health care is one of the most exposed sectors to the outcome of the November presidential election.
The uncertainties unleashed by the COVID-19 pandemic pose a significant challenge for investment strategy.
Growth stocks have continued to exert market leadership this year amid the COVID pandemic.
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
Theme – Lessons From Previous Equity Bear Markets – March 19, 2020
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The speed of the current selloff in equities, credit and oil has been remarkable, with a massive wave of selling pressure as investors rushed for the exits or to buy portfolio insurance.
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.
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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
In this week’s webcast Salvatore Ruscitti discusses recent trade and geopolitical events and their implications for the U.S. equity market outlook and portfolio strategy.
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.
Health care stocks have been battered in recent months due to concerns about increased government intervention in the sector.
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.
U.S. Equities – Trade Whipsaw – December 10, 2018
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Markets have been whipsawed over the past week amid confusion over the substance of a U.S./China trade cease-fire and fears that the recently agreed to truce will prove fragile
Last month’s correction has pushed valuations for the U.S. equity benchmark to levels where they discount an overly bearish outcome for earnings.
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 provides a quick update on our U.S. sector positioning views and discusses the outlook for multiline retailing stocks, as well as risks and opportunities within the health care sector.
Rising earnings are continuing to provide support to the U.S. equity market. However, a further significant advance in equity prices is dependent on the U.S. protectionist threat receding and non-U.S. economic growth momentum showing definitive signs of firming.