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Equity
Video Bullish thesis still intact

Chief Investment Officer of Equities Steve Auth outlines the reasons why he's sticking to his call of 3,100 on the S&P by year-end and 3,400 or higher in 2019.

Fixed Income International/Global
Article Inching closer to neutral

Federated seeks to lessen potential fixed-income volatility amid rising rates, midterm election uncertainty and a Fed that's trying to stick the landing.

Equity Markets/Economy
Article Patience is a virtue

Uncertainty over the trade war back-and-forth may create some resistance but the longer-term view still looks solid.

Equity Portfolio Stability
Video The long cycle

CIO for Global Equities Steve Auth explains why he believes the market will continue to expand.

Markets/Economy
Infographic IPO activity on the rise

2017 saw a solid increase in initial public offerings with expectations strong for 2018.

Consumer spending
Infographic Billion dollar ball game

The play-by-play on corporate spending for the 2017 game.

Fixed Income
Article Deja vu all over again

There are many parallels between the markets and economy today and in 2015-16. For those fearing recession, that's a good thing.

Fixed Income Interest rates
Article Fed stays put

The FOMC left policy rates and most language of its policy statement unchanged.

Active Management Portfolio Stability
Article 3 Questions: Federated MDT

A quantitative approach that seeks to eliminate behavioral influences is at the heart of this diversified stock-selection strategy.

Consumer spending
Infographic Ready, set...spend!

Students may not be thrilled but retailers love the back-to-school season.

Equity Growth
White Paper The long-standing case for a high and growing dividend equity strategy

With volatility returning to the market, it's worth taking a look how a strategy that focuses on high-dividend and dividend-growing stocks can offer the potential to reduce portfolio risk while also pursuing competitive performance for the diversified investor with a long-term time horizon.

Equity Global Diversification
Article It's on

As the U.S. and China exchange tariff punches, the global economy and investors await the outcome.

Consumer spending Markets/Economy
Infographic Holiday shopping outlook is bright

An anticipated surge in retail sales and seasonal hiring look to boost spirits and the economy.

Infographic M&As' frenzied pace

A trifecta of rising share prices, strong balance sheets and tax reform spurs U.S. companies to make deals, deals, deals.

Equity Growth
White Paper The case for small-cap growth is solid

A favorable economic climate, the rise of new technologies and historical performance relative to large-cap stocks suggest it could be small-caps' time to shine.

Markets/Economy United States
Infographic Gushing to new heights

U.S. fossil fuel production is expected to reach record levels in 2018.

Fixed Income Retirement
Video A strong case for ultra-short bonds

Senior Portfolio Manager Randy Bauer outlines how the limited interest rate risk and low volatility of ultra-short bonds can support investors, especially during periods of rising interest rates.

Equity Growth
Article Buy on weakness

We view the recent market moves as a technical capitulation rather than a deterioration of solid fundamentals.

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