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MAY 2020

Investing When There’s No Playbook: 5 Questions to Assess the COVID-19 Market Environment

As the repercussions of COVID-19 evolve, many investors have come to terms with the fact that there is simply no normal playbook for a market defined by a pandemic. With that in mind, Doug Cohen, managing director, portfolio management, delves into the broad parameters of five questions that are particularly pertinent, including the timeline for a medical breakthrough, emergence of a new paradigm, and the market and Fed’s place in economic recovery.

JANUARY 2020

Part I: Record Economic Expansion and Reduced Recession Indicators Drive Consensus Views for 2020

Doug Cohen, managing director, portfolio management introduces us to consensus views for 2020 that prolong the longest US economic expansion on record extending into its 12th year. New year consensuses favor dwindling recession indicators and stabilized credit conditions. In Part I of his observations, Doug also shares his take on the Fed, election odds, and investor sentiments around the bull market.

JANUARY 2020

Part II: Record Economic Expansion and Reduced Recession Indicators Drive Consensus Views for 2020

In the second and final synopses of his market outlook, Doug Cohen, managing director, portfolio management addresses lingering consensuses surrounding geopolitical shocks, overseas market performance, stocks and earnings, and trade policy concerns.

FEBRUARY 2017

Diversification, Active Management in Focus Amid Shifting Landscape

To many observers, the election results extended an eight-year ascent for US equities. Now that the so-called “sugar high” seems to be receding, however, discerning fund managers are starting to look a little more closely at the longer term impact.