Economic Outlook

Midyear Outlook 2019


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Answer your clients' toughest questions about the second half of 2019. There are a variety of ways you can access our Midyear Outlook and obtain CE credit:

  • Watch a 60-minute webinar featuring three of our investment professionals.
  • Read our market-specific Midyear Outlook articles:

U.S. outlook: The expansion gets extra innings.
International outlook: Think all the best stocks are in the U.S.? Think again.
Fixed income outlook: Fed’s pivot buys time for investors to rebalance.
Emerging markets outlook: Look beyond trade tensions for sustainable growth trends.


Perspectives on the next recession

Featuring portfolio manager Jody Jonsson, head of fixed income Mike Gitlin and economist Darrell Spence


The expansion gets extra innings

  • How long is the stock market rally going to last?
  • Will there be a recession soon?
  • How should my clients allocate their portfolios?



Think all the best stocks are in the U.S.? Think again.

  • Should my clients bother investing outside the U.S.?
  • Why have international stocks lagged U.S. stocks for the past decade?
  • Non-U.S. stocks make up what percentage of the top 50 stocks each year?



Fed’s pivot buys time for investors to rebalance

  • Is the Fed going to cut rates in 2019?
  • What does a flattening yield curve mean?
  • Should my clients add high-yield or municipal bonds to their portfolios?



Look beyond trade tensions for sustainable growth trends

  • What are the key drivers of returns in emerging markets?
  • Is China's slowing growth affecting the performance of emerging markets?
  • How exposed are emerging markets companies to international trade disruptions?


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