Market Views - Federated Perspectives

3 Questions: Federated Muni and Stock Advantage Fund 
Jul. 19, 2017 :: Linda Bakhshian R.J. Gallo
The fund seeks to provide relatively high monthly tax-advantaged income and long-term capital appreciation.
Market Memo: Between a (Permian) rock and a hard place—an OPEC post-mortem 
May 26, 2017 :: Lila Manassa Murphy
Although the latest OPEC meeting disappointed, there are still reasons to be constructive on the Energy sector.
3 Questions: Federated Capital Income Fund 
May 23, 2017 :: Linda Bakhshian
A tilt toward equities is favored by this fund in the current rising-rate environment.
3 Questions: Federated International Leaders Fund 
Apr. 25, 2017 :: Richard Winkowski
This high-conviction strategy buys out-of-favor, high-quality global franchises located outside the U.S.
Market Memo: 'Grand bargain' revisited—the good, the bad and the ugly 
Feb. 10, 2017 :: Lila Manassa Murphy
OPEC production cuts are working, but a supply-demand imbalance may be building as U.S. oil producers ramp up activity
3 Questions: Federated Floating Rate Strategic Income Fund 
Jan. 27, 2017 :: Steven Wagner
This fixed-income strategy seeks to play defense and offense during periods of rising interest rates.
Market Memo: So far, OPEC's 'grand bargain' is grand ... for U.S. shale 
Jan. 19, 2017 :: Lila Manassa Murphy
As planned production cuts support higher prices, U.S. shale producers are ramping up rig activity.
3 Questions: Federated Strategic Value Dividend 
Nov. 15, 2016 :: Daniel Peris
Interest rates and the stock market have changed. But the high-quality companies in our portfolio with a history of above-market dividends and dividend growth have not.
Q&A: Self-driving cars—full speed ahead? 
Oct. 6, 2016 :: Stephen DeNichilo
Technology may drastically change America's car culture sooner than you think. Steve DeNicholo runs down the potential opportunities and risks.
Q&A: What role do demographics play in slowing economic growth? 
Sept. 13, 2016 :: Linda Duessel
And what if slower means smoother, with fewer bubbles, booms and busts?
Q&A: B2B e-commerce—taking off and growing fast 
Sept. 8, 2016 :: John Ettinger
Retail e-commerce may get most of the ink but the business-to-business version is bigger and experiencing rapid growth.