About the Author

Meghan Shue

Administrative Vice President and Senior Investment Strategist

Meghan is a Senior Investment Strategist at Wilmington Trust and a member of Wilmington Trust’s Investment Committee. Meghan’s responsibilities include helping manage the end-to-end asset allocation process, developing market research, and communicating the team’s market outlook and positioning to clients and prospective clients.

Prior to joining Wilmington Trust, Meghan was an Investment Strategist at Bessemer Trust, where she helped manage the asset allocation decision and implementation process, performed asset allocation and market research, and published pertinent thought leadership.

Meghan holds an MBA with a concentration in Finance from the University of Miami and graduated valedictorian. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, with a concentration in Operations Research and Financial Engineering, from Princeton University.


By the Author

China Takes Steps to Counter Trade Risks

Meghan Shue |
Wilmington Wire
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July 27, 2018—Emerging markets (EM) assets have had a rough go of it this year, to say the least. EM equities are down 13%[1] from their January highs, and currencies have been similarly challenged. The combination of a tightening Fed, a stronger dollar, trade tensions, and slowing global growth have compounded with country-specific concerns to weigh on EM assets.

We have held an overweight to EM equities since November 2016, which has been a drag on performance this year.

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Flatter Curve, but Expect the Bull to Keep Running

Meghan Shue |
Wilmington Wire
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July 13, 2018— The slope of the yield curve has continued its relentless slide this month, with the yield differential between a 10-year and a 2-year Treasury bond falling below 0.27%. The closer this figure gets to zero, the more suspect investors become about whether the economy can withstand higher interest rates from the Fed.

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U.S.-China Trade Tensions Heating Up

Meghan Shue |
Wilmington Wire
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June 19, 2018—It’s not just the warm weather on the East Coast that is heating up these days. It is also the escalating friction between the U.S. and its trading partners, China in particular. The Trump administration has imposed a series of tariffs that are either in or will soon be in effect on a spectrum of goods—ranging from washing machines to steel and aluminum—that, as of Friday, will include an additional $34 billion of imports from China.

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