The Markets

    Nov 13, 2018

Beware the “Known-Unknowns”

by: ; Mark Lacuesta, FRM, CAIA, CIPM

October reminded us that markets can be volatile, with the S&P 500 dropping -6.84%, its worst one-month drop since September 2011...

    Nov 12, 2018

Munis: Post 2018 election outlook

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MacKay Municipal Managers feels the outcome of the 2018 Midterm Election will be overall positive for the municipal market...

    Nov 9, 2018

The midterms are over; what comes next?

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The 2018 midterm Congressional elections go in the book as the most expensive ever, with spending on...

    Oct 31, 2018

5 Treats for Halloween

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No tricks needed for investors this Halloween as market volatility is enough to keep the ghosts away, so instead here are five treats to sweeten up...

    Oct 25, 2018

Market volatility causes investor anxiety

by: ; Robert Serenbetz;

Investors are experiencing a rough bout with volatility as the VIX index, Wall Street’s fear gauge, hit a level of...

    Oct 15, 2018

Emerging markets deeper submerged

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There is no denying that emerging markets have had a difficult year. Investor sentiment towards EMs has deteriorated...

    Oct 12, 2018

Merger arbitrage strategies – A powerful tool to manage market volatility

by: ; Dan Petersen, CAIA®; Mark Lacuesta, FRM, CAIA, CIPM

In times of market stress, investors...

    Oct 10, 2018

Bond yields are up, stocks down, so what’s next

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Strong economic data and positive geopolitical developments have pushed bond yields higher...