Market Views - Federated Perspectives

Q&A: Where are oil and natural gas headed? 
Jan. 13, 2016 :: Deborah A Cunningham
It's difficult to see oil or natural gas breaking out of their current low-price ranges. So the focus for investors should be on minimal exposure to and high-quality diversification within the asset class.
Q&A: Emerging markets risk in 2016 
Jan. 5, 2016 :: John Sidawi
Emerging markets are riding out recent troubles, but all bets are off if China falters.
Q&A: What's going on in the high-yield market 
Dec. 14, 2015 :: Mark E Durbiano
Struggles at a fund that specializes in very distressed companies rattle the market, but the fundamentals don't merit the broad-based scare.
Q&A: Benefits of leveraged loans in a rising-rate environment 
Nov. 18, 2015 :: Steven J Wagner
Good for diversification in general, leveraged loans also can play an important role when rates rise.
Market Memo: Tipping point for TIPS? 
Oct. 19, 2015 :: J. Andrew Kirschler
Stubbornly low inflation won't last forever, even if pricing on Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities are acting as if it will
Q&A: Volatility on the rise—what's next for investors? 
Sept. 1, 2015 :: P. Ryan Bend
When market risk increases, our bias is to increase short exposure.
Market Memo: Ready ... set ... HIKE! 
Jun. 24, 2015 :: Stephen K. Gutch
The impact of rising rates on financial sector stocks isn't one size fits all
In short: The cases for growth investing and IPOs 
Apr. 23, 2015 :: Stephen R. DeNichilo
Two new videos from Stephen DeNichilo spell out the thinking behind these two strategies
Market Memo: 'DDP' and 'PDD' equal range-bound oil prices (at lower levels) 
Apr. 14, 2015 :: Ihab L. Salib
As producers move between Drill Don't Pump and Pump Don't Drill, prices should stick in the $45 to $75 range
Opportunity Risk High: 'Teddy bears' really aren't that cute 
Mar. 24, 2015 :: Michael T. Dieschbourg
Near-term uncertainties could harm investors who aren't prepared for market pullbacks
Q&A: What's really behind oil's collapse and where are prices headed? 
Feb. 26, 2015 :: Paul W. Spindler
Softening demand, not booming supply, arguably is the major culprit behind the price plunge
Q&A: Conventional wisdom is wrong about leveraged-company stocks 
Feb. 11, 2015 :: Gene B. Neavin
Investors may be surprised by stocks in companies that rely on high levels of debt