Market Views - Federated Perspectives

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
Market Memo: Talk loudly and carry a little stick 
Jan. 21, 2015 :: Dana L. Meissner
Whatever the ECB does to spur the eurozone, it may not be enough
In short: The impacts of lower oil 
Dec. 9, 2014 :: Philip J. Orlando
Despite ripples, lower oil prices generate far more positives than negatives for economy, markets
Q&A: Has Black Friday lost its punch? 
Dec. 5, 2014 :: Barbara E. Miller
As more retailers start promotions earlier, Black Friday is less critical for bargain hunters.
Real estate gets its own location 
Nov. 12, 2014 :: John F. Sherman
Bolstered by a new classification as a separate sector, REITs are in a true 'sweet spot.'
Q&A: Growth outflows reflect investor fear, not sector performance 
Nov. 6, 2014 :: Stephen DeNichilo
Investors still haunted by 2008 are missing opportunities in growth.
Opportunity Risk High: Don't let emotions get in the way of facts 
Oct. 21, 2014 :: Michael T. Dieschbourg
There are ways to help investors stay in stocks with perhaps a little less fear
Q&A: Preparing for higher rates while protecting against geopolitical risks 
Oct. 13, 2014 :: Donald T. Ellenberger
How can bond investors attempt to balance risk and reward?
Q&A: The Fed, the bull, interest rates and bumps in the road 
Sept. 24, 2014 :: Linda Bakhshian
The low-rate, low-inflation, modest growth environment should keep earnings and stocks on their upward path
Opportunity Risk Low: Here comes the 'Commodity StuporCycle' 
Aug. 28, 2014 :: Michael T. Dieschbourg
China's shift from an investment-led to consumer-led economy should keep inflation and rates low
Risk Monitor: Time to reset your investment compass? 
Jul. 17, 2014 :: Michael T. Dieschbourg
Risk-management strategies may help ease the minds of skittish stock investors
Small Cap Value: A good story now could be a better story later 
Jul. 10, 2014 :: Lawrence R. Creatura
Small-cap value stocks are inching ahead of small-cap growth and closing in on the S&P 500
Opportunity Risk High: Low VIX, low rates scaring equity investors away 
Jun. 4, 2014 :: Michael T. Dieschbourg
Managing risk includes managing opportunity, which means investors should navigate, not leave, the market.
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

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