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The Coronavirus and Emerging Markets: Ready for a Rebound?
Jeffrey Kleintop
February 18, 2020
Dire predictions may have driven commodity prices to over-react to the downside; and now they may be poised to partially rebound.
Interest Rates May Be “Lower for Longer”: What’s an Income Investor to Do?
February 11, 2020
Investors looking for income can find yields that outpace inflation without taking extraordinary risks, but it requires careful consideration of the tradeoffs between risk and reward.
Sleight of Hand: Dissecting the Latest Employment Data
Liz Ann Sonders
February 10, 2020
Friday’s jobs report, as well as other recent labor market data, has an “on the one hand; on the other hand” flavor to it.
Bond Market Outlook: Coronavirus Changes the Picture
February 05, 2020
With China’s industrial heartland at the center of the epidemic, the ripple effects may be larger and longer-lasting than in previous outbreaks.
Will the Coronavirus Outbreak Lead to a Market Breakdown?
Jeffrey Kleintop
January 31, 2020
History indicates that the global economy and markets have been relatively immune to the effects of past virus epidemics.
Fed Holds Rates Steady, Cites “Moderate” Economic Growth
January 29, 2020
Federal Reserve policymakers left short-term interest rates unchanged, noting moderate economic growth and little inflation pressure.

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