Weekly Macro Strategy – Recession Watch – June 24, 2022



Weekly Macro Strategy – Recession Watch – June 24, 2022
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The outlook for the next few years is not supportive for financial assets given the likelihood that inflation will prove sticky and hold well above central banks’ targets


Regional Equities – Regional & Sectoral Balance For Turbulent Times – June 23, 2022
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The macro backdrop will remain challenging in the near term as investors assess the trade-off between elevated inflation and economic growth risks


Webcast – The U.S. Dollar Rally Is Extended But Propped Up By Risk-Off – (7min:58sec) – June 21, 2022
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In this week’s Webcast Santiago Espinosa provides our latest analysis of the U.S. dollar and global currency markets.


Weekly Macro Strategy – Disorderly Adjustment – June 17, 2022
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Capital markets remain under duress with investors uncertain about whether central banks will be able to contain inflation without upending the economic expansion.


Global Foreign Exchange – FX Strategy During A Bond Market Riot – June 15, 2022
 · Foreign Exchange · 

While we expect worries of a recession and investor angst to stay elevated in the second half of this year


Weekly Macro Strategy – No Landing – June 10, 2022
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The cyclical outlook for bonds is bearish, as the global economic expansion is expected to roll on and inflationary pressures are becoming entrenched.


Webcast – The Growth-Inflation Tussle – (11min:45sec) – June 7, 2022
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In this week’s Webcast, global strategist Peter Perkins discusses the outlook for capital markets and MRB’s asset allocation recommendations for the next 6-12 months.


Asset Allocation Strategy – Summer Churn – June 3, 2022
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Investors should expect capital markets to remain choppy during the northern summer months against a backdrop of resilient economic growth


Policy – Historically High Inflation Means Much Tighter Monetary Policy – June 2, 2022
 · Economics & Policy · Fixed Income · Foreign Exchange · 

Today’s research highlight examines the outlook for monetary conditions in the developed world and provides an update of the MRB Monetary Policy Pressure Gauges (MPPGs) for each of these central banks.


Weekly Macro Strategy – Euro Area: A Potential Source Of Positive Surprises – May 27, 2022
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There is the potential for equity markets to rebound should global growth conditions prove resilient, as we expect, and assuming interest rate expectations and bond yields stay calm for a period of time.


Webinar – Just A Shakeout Or Sustained Rout? – (66min:01sec) – May 25, 2022
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In today’s Webinar MRB’s Global Strategist, Phillip Colmar, discussed the recent violent selloff in equities and other risk assets


Long-Term Returns – The Difficult Path Back To Monetary Normalization – May 24, 2022
 · Asset Allocation · Equities · 

The coming decade will be dominated by the further unwinding of several tailwinds that have boosted capital market returns since the early-1980s.


Weekly Macro Strategy – Will A Window Of Opportunity Open? – May 20, 2022
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It is premature to worry about an approaching recession until the bond market and central banks push monetary conditions into restrictive territory, which we do not expect in 2022.


Webcast – Fear And Loathing – (12min:10sec) – May 10, 2022
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In this week’s Webcast, global strategist Peter Perkins discusses the outlook for capital markets over the next 6-12 months and MRB’s recommended asset allocation.


Asset Allocation Strategy – A Very Difficult Needle For The Fed To Thread – May 6, 2022
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Both stocks and bonds face hurdles as central banks step-up efforts to combat the biggest outbreak of inflation in four decades.


Weekly Macro Strategy – The Future Has Arrived – April 22, 2022
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We remain modestly pro-growth in our investment stance, as the global economic expansion is proving to be durable despite recent hits to economic sentiment.


Equities – U.K.: Right Composition, Right Time – April 22, 2022
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Economy – Euro Area: Divergent Interest Rate Sensitivities – April 12, 2022
 · Economics & Policy · Fixed Income · Themes · 

Euro area interest rate expectations are ratcheting higher as the ECB will unwind monetary accommodation to address the region’s elevated and rising inflation rate.


Weekly Macro Strategy – Too Soon To Be Looking Towards The Next Valley – April 8, 2022
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The economic backdrop is proving resilient, especially in the U.S. and even in the euro area, despite the surge in bond yields and war in Ukraine.


Webcast – The Lingering Threat From Bonds – (12min:33sec) – April 6, 2022
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In this week’s Webcast, global strategist Peter Perkins discusses MRB’s outlook for capital markets over the next 6-12 months and key asset allocation recommendations.


Asset Allocation Strategy – A Growling Bond Bear Is Dangerous – April 1, 2022
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Investor attention has pivoted over the past few weeks from the war in Ukraine and back to the accelerated unwinding of global monetary accommodation.


Global Fixed Income – The Fed Plays Catch-Up – March 30, 2022
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The sell-off in the global fixed-income market has been severe over the past several months, particularly for U.S. Treasurys.


Weekly Macro Strategy – Actions Speak Louder Than Words – March 25, 2022
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Prior to March, the world economy, particularly the euro area, was accelerating, and this head of steam should largely remain intact, despite the uncertain near-run outlook.


Regional Equities – Post-War Performance Shifts Lie Ahead – March 24, 2022
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The war in Ukraine is a near-term wildcard, but our expectation of an ongoing global economic recovery…


Global Foreign Exchange – The Impact Of Geopolitics On FX Strategy – March 17, 2022
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The shunning of Russia from the global economy has heightened market volatility and created a dent in economic sentiment


Webcast – Looking Beyond The 0-1 Geopolitical Bet – (10min:42sec) – March 9, 2022
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Peter Perkins discusses the outlook for capital markets and investment strategy for the next 6-12 months in the context of the Ukraine war.


Asset Allocation Strategy – Guarded Optimism – March 4, 2022
 · Asset Allocation · 

Market performance in the short run will wax and wane with events in Ukraine, but the investment climate will remain challenging for some time.


Economy – Assessing Total Inflation Risks In The Developed World – March 1, 2022
 · Economics & Policy · Themes · 

The MRB Total Inflation Measure offers a more wholistic perspective of the inflation pressures within an economy by including other sources of inflationary/disinflationary pressures beyond consumer price inflation.


Weekly Macro Strategy – A Step Back: Temporary Or Lasting? – February 25, 2022
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We are standing pat in terms of our investment stance, while expecting the risk-off backdrop to continue for a while longer.


Weekly Macro Strategy – From Distorting To Reflective To Restrictive – February 18, 2022
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We remain cyclically bearish on bonds, although yields could soon pause; conditions are becoming technically stretched and U.S. rate expectations have already ratcheted higher.