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| Market Memo: Back to the secular bull; adding to equities |
Nov. 10, 2016 ::
Republican sweep sets the stage for policies that are constructive for equities.
| Election Special: It's the hard place |
Nov. 9, 2016 ::
Trump's surprise win initially will drive a risk-off trade, but longer-term, it may present opportunities for long-term investors.
| Market Memo: Between a rock and a hard place |
Nov. 2, 2016 ::
Election uncertainty is only one of many near-term headwinds that argue for caution in this market.
| Market Memo: The long-awaited downside move may be at hand |
Sept. 15, 2016 ::
Near-term risks could give us a correction heading into fall, but longer-term, this could create attractive buying opportunities for patient investors.
| Secular Bull Update: Still near-term cautious but 2,500 remains in the wings |
Aug. 25, 2016 ::
There are some issues that could stall or pare gains between now and year-end. But the longer-term outlook is still very bullish.
| Video: A 'Five Ones World' |
Aug. 12, 2016 ::
Chief Investment Officer for Global Equities Steve Auth says uncertainty and headwinds could lead to euro-dollar-pound parity, 1% 10-year yield and a Fed that is one and done.
| Market Memo: 'A Five Ones World' |
Jul. 8, 2016 ::
Uncertainty and headwinds could lead to euro-dollar-pound parity, 1% 10-year yield and a Fed that is one and done. Caution remains the word of the day.
| Market Memo: Thunder in those clouds; staying in the barn for now |
Jun. 24, 2016 ::
More rain will follow; we are maintaining our cautious stance.
| Market Memo: Recent trip to Europe confirms 'cloudy with a chance of sun' forecast |
Jun. 14, 2016 ::
Observations while in Europe reaffirm Federated's cautious stance.
| Market Memo: Cloudy with a chance of rain (or sun) |
May 24, 2016 ::
As it awaits clearer skies on cloudy issues, Federated continues to hold off on adding to equities in its stock-bond portfolio model.
| Market Memo: The yellow flag's still out on stocks |
Apr. 22, 2016 ::
The impressive late-winter/early-spring equity rally aside, several outstanding issues could prompt a summer swoon. As a result, we recommend avoiding aggressive buying at this time.
| Market Memo: Reiterating our cautious stance |
Mar. 22, 2016 ::
The arrival of spring is a good time to refresh our outlook.
| Market Memo: Lowering year-end target; cautious stance reiterated |
Feb. 19, 2016 ::
Federated's asset-allocation committee shifts to an equity underweight in its model portfolio on concerns conditions will get worse before they get better.
| Market Memo: Weakening environment favors defense |
Feb. 2, 2016 ::
Federated's asset-allocation committee lowers stock-bond model to neutral on belief near-term factors more likely to send equities down than up.
| Equity Outlook: Year-end S&P target reset at 2,150 on China, oil, volatility; longer 2,500 target intact |
Jan. 8, 2016 ::
Uncertainty and angst over oil, China policy missteps and earnings are feeding the selling frenzy for now, but the fundamentals are better than the headlines, and eventually they should win out.
| 2016 Outlook: Expecting a steady and profitable year ahead for equity investors |
Dec. 4, 2015 ::
2015's seesaw should give way to a friendlier 2016 equity market on higher earnings, higher multiples, solid growth and stabilizing oil