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PATH  •  09-Aug-2022

Bear Market Rally? 

Andrew Harmstone, Manfred Hui
Evidence suggest that the recent strength in developed markets may just be a bear market rally with further downside potentially on the way. Here is how the GBaR team think about investment allocation to reflect the outlook.

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Resilience  •  08-Aug-2022

Long Short Equity Strategies: "Hedging" Your Bets 

Eric Stampfel
Amid the market uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, investors may be seeking ways to add resilience to their portfolios. Long-short equity strategies have the potential to deliver steady returns in volatile markets.

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Caron's Corner  •  08-Aug-2022  •  11:29 Min

Are Conflicting Data Points Foreshadowing or Forestalling a Downturn? 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Chief Fixed Income Strategist, shares his macro thematic views on key market drivers.

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Insight Article  •  04-Aug-2022

MSIM Forward for July 2022 

We believe times like these underscore the value of active management — carefully assessing the fluctuations driven by all kinds of disruptions, and taking dynamic actions that best serve the long-term interests of our clients.

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Tales From the Emerging World  •  02-Aug-2022

Emerging India in a Multipolar World 

Jitania Kandhari, Amay Hattangadi
In India, there has been a recent change from the Gandhian principles of small is beautiful to actively incentivizing large scale manufacturing. Coupled with a healthy banking sector and high demand for housing, the stage is set for Delhi to move forward with an opportunity to shine.

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Insight Article  •  01-Aug-2022

CAPEX Reshapes Credit Profile: Sectors in Flux - U.S. Technology Emerging as Clear Winner 

Victoria Li, Alana FitzGerald, Jim Caron, Richard Ford, Joseph Mehlman
Despite macro uncertainties, global capital spending continues to surge after a period of short-lived contraction in 2020, powering the post-pandemic economic recovery. The Investment Grade Credit team explains how this might impact market sectors.

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Caron's Corner  •  01-Aug-2022  •  16:00 Min

Recession? Yes. Red Means Run, Numbers Add Up to Nothing 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Chief Fixed Income Strategist, shares his macro thematic views on key market drivers.

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Sustainable Investing  •  31-Jul-2022

Energy at a Crossroads 

Navindu Katugampola, Jessica Alsford, Vikram Raju, Chris Ortega
What are the prospects and pitfalls facing energy transition at this critical time for the global energy industry? Morgan Stanley sustainability experts discuss.

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Market Alert  •  29-Jul-2022  •  2:38 Min

Market Alert with Andrew Slimmon 

Andrew Slimmon
Andrew Slimmon, Head of the Applied Equity Advisors Team, offers a timely perspective on what is shaping the markets now as well as insights on investment opportunities and risk within global equities. Listen to his Market Alert.

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Caron's Corner  •  27-Jul-2022  •  9:41 Min

The Fed Remains Unapologetically Hawkish - but the Market Jumps? 

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Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Chief Fixed Income Strategist, shares his macro thematic views on key market drivers.

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EDGE  •  27-Jul-2022

Psychedelics 

Counterpoint Global
Psychedelics have the potential to fundamentally reshape how we think about and treat not only mental illness but a host of other conditions as well. Counterpoint Global investigates how psychedelic therapy works, the potential wide-spread impact of this innovative treatment, and the roadblocks to medical adoption.

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Global Equity Observer  •  26-Jul-2022

Markets Are Down, but Earnings Are Not…Yet 

Bruno Paulson
After the worst start to a year in more than 50 years, the market’s earnings look distinctly vulnerable, given their current elevated level and the probable economic slowdown. In this uncertain macroenvironment, the International Equity Team discusses how to keep a portfolio robust.

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Caron's Corner  •  25-Jul-2022  •  8:35 Min

The Fed Has Some Explaining To Do: What This Week’s Meeting May Tell Us 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Chief Fixed Income Strategist, shares his macro thematic views on key market drivers.

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  22-Jul-2022

Oh, What a Month, Quarter and Year! 

Global Fixed Income Team
Financial market performance in June and year to date cannot be characterized as anything but historic; unfortunately, historically bad! The Fixed Income team shares its thoughts.

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Insight Article  •  22-Jul-2022

Investing in Startups Founded by Women and Multicultural Entrepreneurs 

Morgan Stanley Next Level
As part of its ongoing commitment to advance racial and economic equity, Morgan Stanley’s new Next Level Fund invests in early-stage technology companies with women and diverse members on the founding teams.

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Consilient Observer  •  20-Jul-2022

Good Losses, Bad Losses 

Michael Mauboussin, Dan Callahan
Investors must look past simple measures of profits to understand a business’s true ability to create value. The rise of intangibles means more investments are expensed versus capitalized, which makes financial statements appear distorted versus those of the past. Academics distinguish between GAAP losers, companies that have losses but a high return on investment, and real losers, or those that have expenses unrelated to investment that exceed sales. Evidence from recent decades shows GAAP losers produced attractive shareholder returns relative to the real losers and profitable companies.

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Caron's Corner  •  18-Jul-2022  •  9:33 Min

Nominal vs Real: Why Bond Yields Aren’t Rising Despite High Inflation 

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Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Chief Fixed Income Strategist, shares his macro thematic views on key market drivers.

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Sustainable Investing  •  14-Jul-2022

SEC Proposal on Climate Disclosure Will Drive Real World Innovation and Speed Up Climate Solutions 

John Streur
In this article, Calvert explains its support for the SEC's proposal that companies disclose their carbon emissions in order to facilitate market function and to speed the transition to a cleaner energy system.

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Convergence  •  12-Jul-2022

Crypto & Carbon 

Counterpoint Global
Blockchain technologies have unique capabilities that can enable an interoperable marketplace for voluntary carbon offsets – solving a number of issues with the existing market, such as significant variance in underlying quality of offsets – and thus have an opportunity to play a role in decarbonizing the global economy.

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Caron's Corner  •  11-Jul-2022  •  14:13 Min

Yield Curve 101: What it’s Telling us about Recession and Inflation Risk 

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Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Chief Fixed Income Strategist, shares his macro thematic views on key market drivers.

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Insight Article  •  07-Jul-2022

How Multi-Manager Platforms Find Strength in Numbers 

Christopher Morser
In recent years, multi-manager platforms (Multi-PMs) have completely transformed the hedge fund world. In this FAQ, we answer fundamental questions about these Multi-PMs. What are they and why are they attracting so many investors?

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Insight Video  •  06-Jul-2022

Emerging Markets Leaders Focus: Digitalization - Video 

Steve Sun
Why should the digital services transformation theme be on investors’ radar now? Steve Sun, Emerging Markets Leaders Strategy Client Portfolio Manager, opines.

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PATH  •  06-Jul-2022

The Central Bank Conundrum – Self-Inflicted? 

Andrew Harmstone, Manfred Hui
As inflation remains high, central banks may seek further tightening while growth weakens. The Global Balanced Risk Control team share their thoughts on an optimal asset allocation to weather through the turbulent times.

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Insight Article  •  06-Jul-2022

An Introduction to Alternative Lending 

Kenneth Michlitsch
As investors seek to diversify their portfolio exposures beyond traditional assets, alternative lending may offer attractive absolute and risk-adjusted return characteristics.

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Caron's Corner  •  05-Jul-2022  •  13:18 Min

The Fed’s Triple “D” Economy: Demand Destruction by Design 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Chief Fixed Income Strategist for the Global Fixed Income Team, shares his macro thematic views on key market drivers.

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Insight Article  •  30-Jun-2022

MSIM Forward for June 2022 

We believe times like these underscore the value of active management — carefully assessing the fluctuations driven by all kinds of disruptions, and taking dynamic actions that best serve the long-term interests of our clients.

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Insight Article  •  29-Jun-2022

Why REITs? And Why Now? 

Laurel Durkay
The MSIM Global Listed Real Assets Team offers education on what REITs are, the case for REITs, and why you should consider REITs now in this timely article.

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Global Equity Observer  •  28-Jun-2022

Shrinkflation 

Bruno Paulson, Laura Bottega
If you’ve noticed your rolls of paper towels getting slimmer, and beverage cans getting smaller, you may be experiencing Shrinkflation. The International Equity team explores the role inflation plays, and why now is a good time to own compounders.

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Caron's Corner  •  27-Jun-2022  •  10:13 Min

Is the Market Pricing a Recession For the Next 12 Months? 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Chief Fixed Income Strategist for the Global Fixed Income Team, shares his macro thematic views on key market drivers.

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Tales From the Emerging World  •  23-Jun-2022

Saudi Arabia, More Than Just an Oil Story  

Najmul Hasnain
Saudi Arabia is in the midst of an ambitious and transformative program of social and economic reforms designed to wean the economy off its dependence on the oil sector. Najmul Hasnain, Head of the Saudi Arabia Equity Team, explores.

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Market Pulse  •  23-Jun-2022

The Fed Cannot Contain Inflation Alone – Fiscal Policy Is Required 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Chief Fixed Income Strategist, shares his views on inflation.

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Caron's Corner  •  21-Jun-2022  •  9:46 Min

The Fed’s 2 - 2.5% Inflation Target May Be a Floor, not a Ceiling 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Chief Fixed Income Strategist for the Global Fixed Income Team, shares his macro thematic views on key market drivers.

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  21-Jun-2022

Fear and Hope: Soft vs Hard Landings 

Global Fixed Income Team
Markets continue to be buffeted by high levels of volatility driven by shifting fears of recession and inflation. This roller coaster of a month resulted in very diverse financial market performance. The Global Fixed Income team shares its thoughts.

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Market Alert  •  21-Jun-2022  •  6:41 Min

Market Alert with Andrew Slimmon 

Andrew Slimmon
Andrew Slimmon, Head of the Applied Equity Advisors Team, offers a timely perspective on what is shaping the markets now as well as insights on investment opportunities and risk within global equities. Listen to his Market Alert.

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Calvert  •  15-Jun-2022

Why We Currently Own Tesla, and Don't Own Fossil Fuels 

John Streur
In this article, Calvert explains why it sees Tesla as a company working to strengthen ESG practices and achieving incremental yet notable progress. However, the company must be more strategic in managing its human capital and proactive in addressing diversity, equity and inclusion issues; and we expect it to engage with investors and other stakeholders to do so.

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Consilient Observer  •  15-Jun-2022

New Business Boom and Bust 

Michael Mauboussin, Dan Callahan
Burgeoning industries often follow the same developmental pattern as a child’s brain, with an overproduction of options followed by a pruning of those that are not useful. This appears wasteful but is in fact an elegant solution. We discuss this pattern for companies, describe why investors should care, and offer some current examples of where this pattern of entry and exit is playing out.

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Takeaways & Key Expectations  •  08-Jun-2022

Equity Market Commentary - June 2022 

Andrew Slimmon
Senior portfolio manager Andrew Slimmon posits there is a greater than 50% chance that the S&P 500 has already hit the low for 2022 and the economy will prove to be more resilient than the bears predict. In his June TAKE, Andrew offers compelling reasons for this call, as well as some arguments against.

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Caron's Corner  •  06-Jun-2022  •  14:11 Min

The Fed Is Failing to Control Wage Inflation and QT Is Nothing to Fear – What Happens Next? 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Chief Fixed Income Strategist for the Global Fixed Income Team, shares his macro thematic views on key market drivers.

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Engagement Report  •  06-Jun-2022

Engage Spring 2022 

Marte Borhaug
The latest edition of Engage, the International Equity Team’s semi-annual update on their ESG engagement activity.

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PATH  •  06-Jun-2022

Navigating Changing Correlations 

Andrew Harmstone, Manfred Hui
Despite a difficult economic climate, we see some opportunities arising, particularly in the fixed income space.

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Tales From the Emerging World  •  02-Jun-2022

The Nuclear Revival 

Jorge Chirino, Steven Quattry
Climate concerns and geopolitical events will revive policy makers support for nuclear power: a safe, reliable and carbon-free source of energy. Steven Quattry, Candy Chao and Jorge Chirinos of the Emerging Markets Equity team explain.

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Caron's Corner  •  31-May-2022  •  12:10 Min

The Turning Point - or a Bear Market Rally? 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Chief Fixed Income Strategist for the Global Fixed Income Team, shares his macro thematic views on key market drivers.

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  30-May-2022

Annus Horribilis 

Global Fixed Income Team
While many problems in the world can be blamed on the Russian/Ukrainian situation, it is not the primary driver anymore. The reason for the carnage in April: inflation, inflation, inflation! The Global Fixed Income team shares its thoughts.

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Market Alert  •  25-May-2022  •  5:24 Min

Market Alert with Andrew Slimmon 

Andrew Slimmon
Andrew Slimmon, Head of the Applied Equity Advisors Team, offers a timely perspective on what is shaping the markets now as well as insights on investment opportunities and risk within global equities. Listen to his Market Alert.

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Insight Article  •  25-May-2022

"Undiscovered" Secondary Markets 

Jarrod Quigley
Secondary markets for hedge funds and private credit may not be well known to investors, but they can offer compelling returns and important risk mitigation benefits.

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Sustainable Investing  •  24-May-2022

Shining a Sustainability Light on the Darker Side of Big Tech 

Andrew Harmstone, Li Zhang, Kian Masters, Christian Goldsmith
The Global Balanced Risk Control team discusses the potential social consequences of pervasive data mining and whether this may turn into a headwind for the “Big Tech”.

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Global Equity Observer  •  18-May-2022

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back 

Helena Miles
Massive strides have been made in the development and delivery of personalised medicine – but can it bolster the compounding potential of high quality companies? The International Equity Team’s Helena Miles investigates.

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Sustainable Investing  •  17-May-2022

The Nuclear Revival: Embracing a Clean, Reliable and Safe Source of Energy - Video 

Steven Quattry, Candy Chao, Jorge Chirino
As the world grapples with climate change and energy security, nuclear power is experiencing a revival, as a clean, reliable and safe source of energy.

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Caron's Corner  •  16-May-2022  •  9:28 Min

The Supply Shock Is Turning into a Demand Problem – The Case for Adding Longer Maturity Bonds 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Chief Fixed Income Strategist for the Global Fixed Income Team, shares his macro thematic views on key market drivers.

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Calvert  •  13-May-2022

Addressing the Gender Power Imbalance in the Executive Suite 

John Streur
While progress among public companies has been made to increase representation of women, the power dynamic has remained largely unchanged at the top. The paper explains why companies are missing out on the benefits of true gender diversity with this status quo.

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Insight Article  •  12-May-2022

The Path to Gender Diversity 

Seema Hingorani, Marte Borhaug, Yijia Chen
Morgan Stanley Investment Management female leaders discuss gender diversity in the corporate world - its vital role, the progress remaining, and how an engaged investor can advance a gender equality agenda.

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Consilient Observer  •  10-May-2022

Wealth Transfers 

Michael Mauboussin, Dan Callahan
The goal of capital allocation is to put resources to their best use to create long-term value per share for ongoing shareholders. The first major part of capital allocation is investing in the business. The second is transacting with mispriced securities, which introduces the potential for wealth transfers between stakeholders. Astute investors appropriately focus on a management's ability to make investments in the business, but they should also pay attention to management actions with regard to buying and selling the company’s stock.

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Caron's Corner  •  09-May-2022  •  08:32 Min

The Fed Makes Stocks and Bonds Suffer. Are Jobs Next? 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Chief Fixed Income Strategist for the Global Fixed Income Team, shares his macro thematic views on key market drivers.

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Takeaways & Key Expectations  •  03-May-2022

Equity Market Commentary - May 2022 

Andrew Slimmon
In his May TAKE, senior portfolio manager Andrew Slimmon explains why his thesis on 2022 remains consistent since his initial January outlook webcast. 2022 will be a battleground year between positive and negative influences. He expects the negatives to overwhelm in the first part of the year allowing an attractive entry point to capture more of the positives later in the year.

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Caron's Corner  •  02-May-2022  •  11:00 Min

When Good Data Is Bad News: Is the Fed Willing to Break the Market? 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Chief Fixed Income Strategist for the Global Fixed Income Team, shares his macro thematic views on key market drivers.

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PATH  •  02-May-2022

Finding Bright Spots Amongst Dark Clouds 

Andrew Harmstone, Manfred Hui
As monetary policy tightens, we share our thoughts on the investment implications and discuss tactical positioning.

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Convergence  •  30-Apr-2022

Culture Quant Framework 

Counterpoint Global
Company culture is essential to unleashing the ingenuity that drives intangible investments, yet it continues to defy quantification. Counterpoint Global identified employee retention as a significant indicator of culture. They show how it correlates with attractive stock returns and how this analysis is integrated into their Sustainability Research process.

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  27-Apr-2022

One Small Step for Interest Rates, One Giant Leap for Monetary Policy 

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March was another brutal month for financial markets, capping one of the worst quarters since the 1980s. Indeed, it did not take long for markets to realize the inflationary/stagflationary implications of the war and resulting sanctions on Russia. The Global Fixed Income team shares its thoughts.

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Caron's Corner  •  25-Apr-2022  •  9:59 Min

Central Banks Gang Up to End Inflation, but Risk Hard Landing… or Worse 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Chief Fixed Income Strategist for the Global Fixed Income Team, shares his macro thematic views on key market drivers.

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Global Equity Observer  •  25-Apr-2022

Diversity – Asking Difficult Questions 

Bruno Paulson, Marte Borhaug, Alistair Corden-Llyod
Across the globe, stakeholders – including the International Equity Team – are pushing companies for greater transparency and accountability on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. The team discusses.

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Calvert  •  20-Apr-2022

How Accounting for Impact Can Deliver the Real Value of ESG 

Edward Kamonjoh
This paper focuses quantifying impact-how companies affect society and the environment through their employees, customers and products-through ESG metrics.

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Sustainable Investing  •  20-Apr-2022

The Nuclear Revival: Embracing a Clean, Reliable and Safe Source of Energy 

Steven Quattry, Candy Chao, Jorge Chirino
As the world grapples with climate change and energy security, nuclear power is experiencing a revival, as a clean, reliable and safe source of energy.

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Market Insights  •  19-Apr-2022

Global Real Estate Outlook Revisited: Shifting Macro Landscape Requires More Discerning Investment Strategy 

Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing
The global economic environment remains highly uncertain due to the war in Ukraine, many parts of the world facing record levels of inflation, rising interest rates and ongoing COVID challenges. MSREI believes that the shifting and more volatile macro environment will support attractive investment opportunities for discerning investors.

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Caron's Corner  •  18-Apr-2022  •  11:50 Min

Does the Rise in Bond Yields Stop Here - or Just Pause? 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Chief Fixed Income Strategist for the Global Fixed Income Team, shares his macro thematic views on key market drivers.

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Emerging Markets Leaders Focus  •  15-Apr-2022

Emerging Markets Leaders Focus: Digitalization  

Vishal Gupta, Arun Kapoor, Steve Sun
In this inaugural edition of the Emerging Markets Leaders Focus the team looks at the outsourcing of Digital IT Services as a structural thematic that should be on investor’s radar.

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Opportunity Optimum  •  14-Apr-2022

Opportunity Optimum 

Kristian Heugh, Marc Fox, Emily Tsui
Welcome to Opportunity Optimum, a writing series in which the Global Opportunity team discusses how and where they are finding the best opportunities to invest capital around the world.

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Insight Article  •  13-Apr-2022

An Evolving Private Markets Landscape 

Patrick Reid
With public markets broadly expected to deliver lower investment returns, it is no surprise that interest in alternatives continues to grow. In this piece, we look at the shifting dynamics within the private markets space and discuss some of the potentially attractive investment opportunities investors should be aware of.

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Engagement Report  •  12-Apr-2022

Emerging Markets ESG and Sustainability - 2022 Report 

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EM Equity team report how they actively advocated for sustainable corporate policies during 2021 and share their ESG engagement priorities for 2022.

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Consilient Observer  •  12-Apr-2022

Intangibles and Earnings 

Michael Mauboussin, Dan Callahan
The shift from tangible to intangible investments has complicated the ability to interpret financial statements. One solution is to record intangible investments on the balance sheet and then amortize them over their useful lives. These adjustments recast profitability for some companies and are inconsequential for others. Overall, we estimate that earnings for the S&P 500 would be about 10 percent higher with these changes. This suggests great caution in comparing earnings or valuation multiples over time.

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Tales From the Emerging World  •  07-Apr-2022

The Beijing Put — Stemming The Downward Spiral 

Jitania Kandhari, Amay Hattangadi
Jitania Kandhari, Head of Macro and Thematic Research for the Emerging Markets Equity team, and Amay Hattangadi, Co-Lead of the Emerging Markets Core strategies, take a comprehensive look at China in the context of its recent stock market volatility.

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Caron's Corner  •  04-Apr-2022  •  10:22 Min

The Next Recession: Over the Hills and Far Away, or Right Around the Corner? 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Chief Fixed Income Strategist for the Global Fixed Income Team, shares his macro thematic views on key market drivers.

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Market Alert  •  01-Apr-2022  •  4:33 Min

The Third Year Battle Continues. Now What? 

Andrew Slimmon
Andrew Slimmon, Head of the Applied Equity Advisors Team, offers a timely perspective on what is shaping the markets now as well as insights on investment opportunities and risk within global equities. Listen to his Market Alert.

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PATH  •  01-Apr-2022

Managing Portfolios in an Inflationary World 

Andrew Harmstone, Manfred Hui
While this year’s sell-off appears to be driven by sentiment rather than earnings, both the war in Ukraine and China’s renewed lockdowns put further upside pressure on inflation and downward pressure on growth. The risk is markets take another leg down.

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Caron's Corner  •  28-Mar-2022  •  11:05 Min

How High Can Yields Go Before Something Breaks? 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Chief Fixed Income Strategist for the Global Fixed Income Team, shares his macro thematic views on key market drivers.

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  23-Mar-2022

Navigating through the Fog of War 

Investment Grade Credit Team, Securitized Team, High Yield Team, Global Fixed Income Team, Agency MBS Team, Emerging Markets Debt Team, Floating-Rate Loans Team, Multi-Sector Fixed Income Team
Financial markets have gone from worrying about COVID-19 to worrying about the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The Global Fixed Income team shares its thoughts.

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Global Equity Observer  •  21-Mar-2022

Investing in a deeply uncertain world 

Bruno Paulson
In a deeply uncertain world, owning a portfolio of compounders with consistent track records makes sense. Bruno Paulson discusses.

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Caron's Corner  •  21-Mar-2022  •  9:59 Min

Is Fed Tightening Negative for Markets? The Answer May Surprise You. 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Chief Fixed Income Strategist for the Global Fixed Income Team, shares his macro thematic views on key market drivers.

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Consilient Observer  •  16-Mar-2022

Feedback 

Michael Mauboussin, Dan Callahan
Continuous process improvement is essential to achieving outstanding long-term outcomes. Receiving timely and accurate feedback—information used as a basis for improvement—can enhance the process and make you a better forecaster. We discuss multiple facets of process improvement, including getting the right people and helping them thrive, the role of organizational structure in fostering good decision making, and specific mechanisms to sharpen execution. We draw on principles from other fields but focus primarily on the investment management industry.

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Caron's Corner  •  16-Mar-2022  •  5:30 Min

The Fed Ignores the Downside Risk and Delivers a Hawkish Surprise 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Chief Fixed Income Strategist for the Global Fixed Income Team, shares his macro thematic views on key market drivers.

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The Big Picture  •  16-Mar-2022

The Big Picture: Key Themes for 2022 

Jitania Kandhari
Jitania Kandhari, Head of Macro and Thematic Research for the Emerging Markets Equity team, unveils her Key Themes for 2022.

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Market Insights  •  15-Mar-2022

The Pick of Private Equity: Single-Asset Secondaries 

In this Q&A, Nash Waterman, Portfolio Manager and Head of Private Markets Secondaries, discusses the growing opportunity set for General Partner (GP) led deals, spelling out why we believe the sector and the single-asset segment, in particular, are attracting growing investor interest.

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Takeaways & Key Expectations  •  15-Mar-2022

Equity Market Commentary - March 2022 

Andrew Slimmon
In his March TAKE, Andrew Slimmon does not believe the current correction will bleed past the -20% level, and maintains that 2022 will be a an “ok” year for stocks, consistent with the third year off a recessionary low.

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Caron's Corner  •  14-Mar-2022  •  12:27 Min

Reading the Yield Curve To “Shape” Expectations 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Chief Fixed Income Strategist for the Global Fixed Income Team, shares his macro thematic views on key market drivers.

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Sustainable Investing  •  11-Mar-2022

You Are Not Doing ESG Investing 

Vikram Raju
The frequent appearance of ESG in everyday conversation lately is a welcome development. However, it is very important to clarify what ESG is (and what it isn’t) and employ this frequently used term in its proper context.

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Caron's Corner  •  07-Mar-2022  •  10:02 Min

Why the Fed will Raise Rates Despite Market Volatility 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Chief Fixed Income Strategist for the Global Fixed Income Team, shares his macro thematic views on key market drivers.

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Market Alert  •  07-Mar-2022  •  5:14 Min

Patience, while rewarded over time, can be so difficult 

Andrew Slimmon
Andrew Slimmon, Head of the Applied Equity Advisors Team, offers a timely perspective on what is shaping the markets now as well as insights on investment opportunities and risk within global equities. Listen to his Market Alert.

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Insight Article  •  07-Mar-2022

Time for EAFE 

Bruno Paulson
Is now the time to own reasonably priced quality companies with pricing power, many of which are in EAFE? Bruno Paulson explains why the International Equity Team believes so.

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PATH  •  04-Mar-2022

Russia – Ukraine: Risk and Investment Implications 

Andrew Harmstone, Manfred Hui
As the situation between Russia and Ukraine rapidly worsened, asset classes that had already sold off fell deeper into correction territory. We look at implications for inflation, monetary policy and positioning.

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Tales From the Emerging World  •  28-Feb-2022

Russia's Invasion of Ukraine 

Jitania Kandhari, Eric Carlson
Jitania Kandhari, Head of Macro and Thematic Research and Eric Carlson, Head of Sustainability, both for the Emerging Markets Equity team, look at Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  28-Feb-2022

Do Central Bankers Need to Calm Down?  

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The Global Fixed Income Team examine January’s hawkish turn, as leading central banks pivoted towards accelerated monetary tightening, surprising the market.