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Risk Monitor: Navigating the markets—where is my GPS? 
Apr. 17, 2014 :: Michael T. Dieschbourg
Risk-centric alternatives to the traditional stock-bond allocation model aren't really new or exotic
Market Memo: An upside to the Affordable Care Act 
Feb. 13, 2014 :: Matthew P. Kaufler
The ACA's merits may be debatable but it is creating investment opportunities
Q&A: What's the municipal bond market outlook for 2014? 
Jan. 21, 2014 :: R.J. Gallo
R.J. Gallo, Federated Investors senior portfolio manager, gives his views on the municipal bond market in 2014
Q&A: Are high-yield bonds still a place to be? 
Dec. 31, 2013 :: Mark E. Durbiano
The answer is yes, given a strengthening economy and solid corporate balance sheets
Infographic: Holiday Retail Outlook 2013 
Dec. 9, 2013 ::
Shoppers are expected to spend about 3.9% more in 2013 than in 2012, totaling $602.1 billion.
Q&A: Will holidays be 'Ho-Ho' or 'Ho-Hum?' 
Nov. 21, 2013 :: Barbara E. Miller
Higher end of the market should do well but it'll likely be promotional on mass-merchandise end
Q&A: Small caps on a roll ... can it last? 
Nov. 8, 2013 :: Lawrence R. Creatura
The forces helping drive small-cap stocks remain in place
Japan's fourth arrow 
Oct. 2, 2013 :: Leonardo A. Vila
Senior Portfolio Manager Leonardo Vila examines Japan's recent economic success.
Q&A: Meeting the challenges of geopolitical uncertainty 
Sept. 17, 2013 :: Audrey H. Kaplan, Geoffrey C. Pazzanese
Investors should be aware and cautious of the potential for events beyond their control
Q&A: End of the 'cautious investor?' 
Sept. 16, 2013 :: Linda A. Duessel
Survey suggests high-net-worth investors are thinking more about equities and less about bonds
Infographic: When it comes to financial clout, women are wielding more 
Sept. 6, 2013 ::
Women are wielding more financial clout.
Market Memo: Time to rotate 
Aug. 7, 2013 :: Marc Halperin
It may be time for international investors to consider cyclical stocks
As markets falter, stay diversified 
Jul. 1, 2013 :: Linda Bakhshian
Don't let fear of rising rates get in the way of potentially benefitting from them
Q&A: What's the story with emerging-market bonds? 
Jun. 26, 2013 :: Ihab L. Salib
It's been a difficult period but the fundamentals remain strong
Market Memo: We're not as bad as you may think 
Jun. 10, 2013 :: Lawrence R. Creatura
If you look at the facts and history, you might have a little more faith in our country's future
Q&A: How should investors prepare for rising rates? 
Jun. 7, 2013 :: John L. Nichol
The spike in long yields may be overdone but they are indicative of an improving economy which is good for equities and fixed-income credit
Market Memo: You can't view Treasuries through the typical prism 
May 6, 2013 :: Donald T. Ellenberger
Fed's unprecedented easing is playing havoc with valuations

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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