Tech stocks: Should I stay or should I go?

It took the tech-heavy Nasdaq composite index 15 years to reclaim the 5,000 mark after the painful bursting of the dot-com bubble in the early 2000s. Today,...

The restoration of monetary policy equilibrium

We have talked in the past about how global digital distribution capabilities are re-shaping the rules of economics, where supply can expand nearly instantaneously to fill a...

The easing wave may subside, for now

The Fed’s rate cut last week was the latest installment of a global dovish push this year with the goal of extending an already long economic expansion....

Is the EM debt rally for real?

One beneficiary of a perceived easing in the U.S.-China trade conflict: EM debt, which has rallied recently and outperformed developed market peers. We see factors further supporting...

Reaching for yield? Be aware of what lies beneath…

Three quarters into 2019, stock and bond performance seems to be telling a story of relative calm.  Scratch the surface, however, and underlying market movements complicate the...

Can stocks still grind higher? And 2 more questions for Q4

For the most part, it’s been a good year for U.S. equities. We’ve so far seen only two down months in 2019―May and August. Both of these...

Factor cyclicality: Buckle up; it could be quite a ride!

The performance variability of U.S. equity factor-driven funds can be a roller-coaster ride for investors.

In a shifting advice landscape, put your clients first

The automation of advice is disrupting traditional advice models, learn how advisors can better succeed in a changing advice landscape.

Still a long and bumpy road to travel on the way to a U.S.-China...

Vanguard’s Qian Wang says the chance of a trade war between China and the U.S. has increased but there is still hope for a deal

Find your niche and become a specialized market leader

Vanguard RIA Head Michael Lovett explains how focusing on a specific type of client can set you apart from your competition.

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