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2020 Global Market Outlook: New Heroes Needed
Jeffrey Kleintop
December 09, 2019
Jeffrey Kleintop’s full 2020 outlook for global stocks and the economy.
Any Weather: Valuations Say Stocks are Cheap and Expensive
Liz Ann Sonders
December 02, 2019
Market valuation is always a factor; but often misunderstood is the vastness of the spectrum of metrics, and the sentiment nature of valuation.
Does The Return Of QE Mean Big Gains For Stocks In 2020?
Jeffrey Kleintop
November 25, 2019
As we head into 2020, investors should be cautious in assuming that the return of central bank balance sheet growth means stocks will follow along.
Tied to Trade: What’s Next for Emerging Market Stocks?
Jeffrey Kleintop
November 11, 2019
A wide range of outcomes from -10% to +40% may lie ahead of emerging market stocks depending on the timing and details of a trade deal.
Split Personality: U.S. Economy’s Bifurcation Persists
Liz Ann Sonders
November 04, 2019
Last week’s key releases of job growth and ISM manufacturing data highlight the ongoing bifurcation in the economy; with the consumer bucking manufacturing’s malaise.
Fed Cuts Rates as Expected … Three and Done or More to Come?
Liz Ann Sonders
October 30, 2019
As expected, the FOMC lowered the fed funds rate (and the IOER) by 25 basis points; with a slightly more hawkish tone in the accompanying statement.

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