Playing a Game of Chicken With Tariffs

Robyn Bascelli |
Wilmington Wire

August 3, 2018—There doesn’t seem to be a day where trade and tariffs are not at the top of your news—or Twitter— feed. Some tariffs have already been implemented, but the proposed list appears to be growing. Here is an overview of what has been implemented and proposed at this point. First major trade action


China Takes Steps to Counter Trade Risks

Meghan Shue |
Wilmington Wire

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


Bonds, Investing, and Rising Interest Rates

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In this Investment Insight, we explore: How inflation, rising interest rates, and bond prices intersect. The value of active management when investing with bonds. Strategies for investing when rates are rising. After a decade-long slide in interest rates, bond investors may be facing a period of sustained rate hikes, prompting worries about the implications for