September 19, 2018— The past few months have been dominated by news flow on trade, but the U.S./China trade spat has stolen the most headlines and dominated market sentiment. Emerging market equities and the U.S. dollar have fluctuated in concert with U.S./China trade developments. (Harsher headlines have been accompanied by safe-haven flows to the U.S.
September 18, 2018—On Monday night the latest shots were taken from both sides in the growing U.S./China trade war, and global equities on Tuesday are…up? Not only that, but S&P 500 sectors thought to be most exposed to trade, including industrials and materials, are also in the green at the time of writing. A possible
In the September issue of our monthly flagship publication, we feature: On the Record by Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth discusses how, despite the stock market’s continued positive performance, rising political and trade risks require a shift in portfolios. In Focus provides a look at growing levels of household debt—in particular, student loan debt—and what it indicates