What’s Happening with Bonds?

What do higher-than-expected inflation numbers and slipping bond prices mean for the fixed income outlook? Will the A.I. rally continue, or will the optimism run its course?

Breaking Down China’s Stock Market Troubles

What impact will the recent selloff of Chinese stocks have on the outlook for Emerging Markets? How have labour markets managed to withstand recent layoffs?

Why Small Caps Could Rebound in 2024

What should investors make of Chairman Powell’s comments following the Fed’s latest rate announcement? Could commercial real estate trigger another SVB-style regional banking crisis?

Exploring Ideas in Earnings and Emerging Markets

What’s the outlook for the latest round of corporate earnings? Will markets be surprised if rate cuts don’t happen soon?

Is the Duration Trade Falling Apart?

Why do oil prices seem largely unaffected by conflict in the Middle East? Should bond traders be worried that the duration trade could fall apart?

Is Crypto Finally Going Mainstream?

How will markets and central banks react to the latest inflation numbers? Does the approval of Bitcoin ETFs in the United States legitimize crypto as an asset class?

A New Year’s Hangover for Markets

Is the slow start to the year for markets a sign of things to come? What are the chances of interest rate cuts in Q1?

The Fed’s Holiday Surprise

How does the Fed’s latest messaging affect the outlook for 2024? Which macroeconomic drivers should investors be watching most closely in the new year?

Calling the BoC’s Bluff

Is the market too bullish on rate cuts in 2024? Is oil currently undervalued?

The China Conundrum

With a bond market rally underway, is it the right time to get back into China?