U.S. Equity Sectors – Don’t Chase Mini Rotations – October 4, 2018


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U.S. Equity Sectors – Don’t Chase Mini Rotations – October 4, 2018
 · Equities · 

The crosscurrents of strong corporate earnings and global trade/non-U.S. growth uncertainties warrant maintaining only a modestly pro-growth sector positioning stance.



 

U.S. Equities – Are Defensive Stocks Telling Us Something? – August 27, 2018
 · Equities · 

The recent outperformance of defensive sectors has raised some eyebrows and incited concerns about economic prospects.



 

Webcast – GICS Reclassification And Its Implications (10min:07sec) – August 1 2018
Webcasts, Webinars & Roundtables · 

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.



 

U.S. Equities – The Upcoming Reshuffling Of Sectors: What Are The Implications For Investors? – July 31, 2018
 · Equities · 

Major revisions to the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) structure are scheduled to go into effect on September 28, 2018.



 

U.S. Equities – Solid Corporate Fundamentals Vs Trade Uncertainties: The Tug-Of War Will Go On – July 18, 2018
 · Equities · 

The U.S. equity market has been grinding higher in recent months, but a decisive breakout to new highs is unlikely before trade tensions calm and global economic growth momentum bottoms.



 

U.S. Equities – Fundamentals Still Favor A Moderately Pro-Cyclical Positioning Stance – July 10, 2018
 · Equities · 

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.



 

U.S. Equities – Staying Constructive, But Keep An Eye On Brewing Trade Tensions – June 26, 2018
 · Equities · 

The equity market will remain choppy until trade uncertainties recede and global growth momentum bottoms.



 

U.S. Equities – A Valuation Deep Dive Across Sectors – June 18, 2018
 · Equities · 

Valuations for the broad U.S. equity market have re-set lower since late-January.



 

U.S. Equities – Messy Politics Vs Strong Corporate Fundamentals – June 4, 2018
 · Equities · 

We expect the equity market to remain range-bound in the near run as a strong corporate earnings outlook is offset by ongoing trade tensions, overseas growth concerns, and geopolitical uncertainties.



 

U.S. Equities – The End Of Cheap Oil? – May 14, 2018
 · Equities · 

 Add to Favorite Reports Despite the recent positive price action, we expect macro cross-currents to keep equity… Continue



 

U.S. Equities – Good Earnings, Ho-Hum Reaction – April 30, 2018
 · Equities · 

Rising bond yields and uncertainties related to trade policy were likely behind the “sell-the-news” reaction to solid earnings results last week.



 

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.



 

Webcast – Volatility Redux: Assessing U.S. Portfolio Positioning (10min:31sec) – February 21, 2018
Webcasts, Webinars & Roundtables · 

In this week’s Webcast,Salvatore Ruscitti provides an update on our U.S. equity sector views given the shifting macro landscape



 

U.S. Equity Sectors – Positioning In A Higher Volatility World – February 20, 2018
 · Equities · 

After a long absence, volatility returned to the equity market earlier this month, triggered by a breakout in Treasury yields.



 

Webcast – 2018 U.S. Sector Outlook (14min:41sec) – January 3, 2018
Webcasts, Webinars & Roundtables · 

In this week’s webcast, equity sectors strategist Salvatore Ruscitti, assesses the macro outlook for 2018 and the implications for U.S. equity sector positioning.



 

U.S. Equity Sectors Report – 2018 U.S. Sector Outlook: Remain Diversified – December 19, 2017
 · Equities · 

The U.S. equity market has enjoyed a banner year, with gains being fueled by a favorable macro backdrop.



 

U.S. – Capex Cycle: Solid, With Room to Run – December 12, 2017
 · Economics & Policy · 

U.S. business fixed investment accelerated in 2017, following a historically unusual mid-cycle decline that was driven by the prior collapse in commodity prices and appreciation of the dollar.



 

Webcast – What Is The MRB Stylized Investment Cycle Telling Us? (10min:55sec) – November 15, 2017
Webcasts, Webinars & Roundtables · 

In this week’s Webcast, Phillip Colmar and Santiago Espinosa provide MRB’s key takeaways from our four-part theme report on the MRB Stylized Investment Cycle.



 

Charts – Equity Sectors: Our Favorite Charts – November 2, 2017
 · Equities · 

Today’s report provides our 12 favorite U.S. sector/industry sub-group charts. We also discuss their implications.



 

Theme – Stylized Investment Cycle (Part II): Asset Class Positioning – October 25, 2017
Absolute Return ·  · Asset Allocation · Economics & Policy · Equities · Fixed Income · Themes · 

This is the second MRB Theme Report in a multi-part series updating the MRB Stylized Investment Cycle, which is one of our most popular thematic frameworks. Part I outlined our framework and where financial markets currently are within the investment cycle.