Play cautiously with vulnerable markets

In the game of Jenga, players take turns removing one block at a time from a tower constructed of 54 blocks. Each block removed is then placed...

The biggest risk to the global expansion

Our base case is for ongoing robust global growth, fueled by the U.S. What could change this outlook? We believe surging trade tensions remain the biggest risk...

Earnings are not enough: Stocks need easy credit

As the recent equity meltdown demonstrated, sometime even stellar earnings are not enough. While U.S. stocks are still having a pretty decent year, it would be an...

Putting October’s selloff scares in context

Tighter financial conditions and elevated worries about the impact of heightened U.S.-China trade tensions are spooking investors–and have helped spark this month’s equity pullback. We retain a...

The investing implications of Brazil’s vote

Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro won a decisive lead in the first round of Brazil’s presidential election, but fell short of the majority needed to avoid a runoff...

Worried about a “narrow” stock market? Read on.

The nearly decade-long bull run in global stock market is stoking anxiety about its ability to carry on. One concern: narrow breadth–a fragile state when a small...

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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