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Biweekly insights on the latest global investment news regarding equities and fixed income from our leadership team.

Markets in a Minute: May 14, 2018
Equities: An impressive earnings season | Fixed Income: Fed speaks, bond market sleeps

Markets in a Minute: April 30, 2018
Equities: Focused on fundamentals | Fixed Income: The 3% threshold

Markets in a Minute: April 16, 2018
Equities: Volatility shifts the playing field | Fixed Income: Weathering the tech storm

Markets in a Minute: April 2, 2018
Equities: A tumultuous first quarter | Fixed Income: Short rates rose, long rates fell

Markets in a Minute: March 19, 2018
Equities: A new volatility regime | Fixed Income: Markets shrug off steel tariffs

Markets in a Minute: March 5, 2018
Equities: Volatility reverts to the mean | Fixed Income: Inflationary forces awaken

Markets in a Minute: February 20, 2018
Equities: A fundamentally sound outlook | Fixed Income: Not your grandfather’s crash

Markets in a Minute: February 5, 2018
Equities: So goes January, so goes the year | Fixed Income: The changing of the guard

Markets in a Minute: January 22, 2018
Equities: A robust start to 2018 | Fixed Income: Credit spreads at 10-year lows

Markets in a Minute: January 8, 2018
Equities: The party continues | Fixed Income: 3 reasons to like bonds in 2018

Markets in a Minute: December 26, 2017
Equities: 2018 Outlook | Fixed Income: 2018 Outlook

Markets in a Minute: December 14, 2017
Equities: Mounting tax bill intrigue | Fixed Income: Farewell Janet, what a year

Markets in a Minute: November 27, 2017
Equities: Plenty of reasons to give thanks | Fixed Income: A tax reform curveball for munis

Markets in a Minute: November 13, 2017
Equities: Mean reversion for the holidays? | Fixed Income: Jerome Powell, the new boss,...

Markets in a Minute: October 30, 2017
Equities: Q3 earnings kept the rally afloat | Fixed Income: A new Fed chairperson?

Markets in a Minute: October 16, 2017
Equities: A sentiment-driven rally | Fixed Income: Fourth week of higher yields

Markets in a Minute: October 2, 2017
Equities: Rotation and small-cap rebound | Fixed Income: Don’t ditch your bonds, just . . .

Markets in a Minute: September 18, 2017
Equities: Rebounding and rotating | Fixed Income: Hurricanes and the muni market

Markets in a Minute: September 5, 2017
Equities: The end of the beginning, or ... | Fixed Income: Shutdowns and debt ceilings

Markets in a Minute: August 21, 2017
Equities: U.S. stocks still near all-time highs | Fixed Income: The Fed’s minutes in a minute

Markets in a Minute: August 7, 2017
Equities: Is the stock market party fading? | Fixed Income: Same story, different day

Markets in a Minute: July 24, 2017
Equities: Elevated earnings expectations | Fixed Income: Potential thorns amid the roses

Markets in a Minute: July 10, 2017
Equities: Resiliency trumped headwinds | Fixed Income: The Draghi effect

Markets in a Minute: June 26, 2017
Equities: All-time highs continue | Fixed Income: Happy birthday Brexit!

Markets in a Minute: June 12, 2017
Equities: Ongoing overseas improvements | Fixed Income: Fed rate hike probable this week

Markets in a Minute: May 30, 2017
Equities: Europe still has upside potential | Fixed Income: Bond yields likely to stay low

Markets in a Minute: May 15, 2017
Equities: A favorable backdrop | Fixed Income: Remarkably low volatility

Markets in a Minute: May 1, 2017
Equities: Stretching to new heights | Fixed Income: Let's talk about a June rate hike

Markets in a Minute: April 3, 2017
Equities: The eight-year bull market | Fixed Income: Here’s why yields aren’t moving

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