Market Views - Federated Perspectives

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
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?