Here are seven principles that can help fight the urge to make emotional decisions in times of market turmoil.
Bouts of market volatility are an unnerving, but normal, feature of long-term investing. They’re not fun, but you can expect to see market declines periodically throughout your investing career. During market volatility…
The spread of the coronavirus outside of China to a broader swath of countries in Asia and Europe is fueling a broad re-examination of 2020 global economic growth assumptions. Even with Tuesday’s 50-basis-point rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve, our economists say the global economy is headed for a significant slowdown at least in the first half of the year.
When a stock index falls by more than 10%, it is often said to have entered “correction” territory. That’s a fairly neutral term for what feels like a nerve-wracking drop to many investors. What does a correction mean? What’s likely to happen after a correction, and what can you do to help your portfolio weather the downturn? Here are answers to some commonly asked questions.
To illuminate investment implications, Zezas and the U.S. Public Policy Research team identified four stylized election outcome scenarios and resulting policy paths. They then drew on data from Skopos Labs, an automated artificial intelligence platform that calculates risks and opportunities from policymaking. Finally, through a collaboration with 20 other firm research teams, mapped which asset classes and sectors could be most exposed — positively and negatively.
Although the U.S. economy ended 2019 on solid footing, certain weak spots were clearly developing by the end of the year. The coronavirus outbreak in January further exposed stocks’ vulnerability in the short term. Here are some of the cautionary signs we’re seeing.
Byron R. Wien, vice chairman together with Joe Zidle, chief investment strategist in the Private Wealth Solutions group at Blackstone, recently issued their list of Ten Surprises for 2020. This is the 35th year Byron has given his views on a number of economic, financial market and political surprises for the coming year.
As Chinese authorities deal with a rapidly spreading coronavirus, investors are raising questions about the potential impact on global economic growth and the financial markets. While much is still unknown about the extent of the outbreak — and, crucially, how long it may last — the initial drag on China and other emerging markets is starting to come into focus.
When you are kind to another person, even in a small way, it has a positive effect by helping that person feel valued and supported. If you make such acts of kindness a regular habit, it’s actually good for your health and even slows your body’s aging process, according to research.
Nuveen’s chief equity strategist, Bob Doll, is heading into 2020 with a generally bullish outlook, despite the quirky and unpredictable influences of a presidential election.