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PATH  •  Sep 21, 2020  •  3:34 Min

Animal Spirits and the US Election: Will Momentum Stall? [Audio] 

Andrew Harmstone, Christian Goldsmith
Christian Goldsmith shares the GBaR team’s latest market views.

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Market Pulse  •  Sep 21, 2020  •  6:42 Min

A Mixed Bag of Data, but Optimism About the Future 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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PATH  •  Sep 18, 2020

Animal Spirits and the US Election: Will Momentum Stall? 

Andrew Harmstone, Manfred Hui, Christian Goldsmith
The GBaR team provides an update on its latest market views and asset allocation positioning.

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Sustainable Investing  •  Sep 16, 2020

Decarbonisation: The Basics 

Candida de Sliva, Vladimir Demine
Decarbonisation 101. The International Equity Team discusses how a high quality equity portfolio can help investors seeking to reduce their carbon footprint.

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Consilient Observer  •  Sep 15, 2020

One Job 

Michael Mauboussin, Dan Callahan
The one job of an equity investor is to take advantage of gaps between expectations and fundamentals, which requires an understanding of the magnitude of investment and return on investment in order to properly anticipate free cash flows. With investments shifting more toward intangible assets, this report discusses the measurement and characteristics of intangible assets and reviews the implications of the growth of intangibles for investors.

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  Sep 14, 2020

Consolidation Is the Name of the Game 

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A benign August saw positive trends continue. How long will this continue, what does this mean for fixed income investors? The Global Fixed Income team explore.

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Market Pulse  •  Sep 14, 2020  •  4:47 Min

Fed Focus: Credit Rates and Solvency Risk 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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TALES FROM THE EMERGING WORLD  •  Sep 09, 2020

The Winners of a Post-Pandemic Era 

Ruchir Sharma
Ruchir Sharma, Chief Global Strategist and Head of Emerging Markets lists the economies most likely to thrive in the post pandemic era, arguing that the winners will need a strong defense against the forces of deglobalization, rising debt, and meddling governments, and a strong offense to exploit the booming digital economy.

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PATH  •  Sep 08, 2020

Warning: Ice on the road ahead 

Andrew Harmstone, Manfred Hui, Christian Goldsmith
The GBaR team provides an update on its latest market views and asset allocation positioning.

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Market Pulse  •  Sep 08, 2020  •  6:01 Min

Risk Off Today, but a Silver Lining Is on the Horizon 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Market Alert  •  Sep 02, 2020  •  5:34 Min

Presidential Elections, the Elusive Market Pullback and a Lack of Opportunities 

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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Market Pulse  •  Aug 31, 2020  •  5:58 Min

History in the Making: A Reworking of Fed Policy 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Market Pulse  •  Aug 24, 2020  •  5:15 Min

Where Do We Go From Here? The Fed Considers AIT – Average Inflation Targeting 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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PATH  •  Aug 21, 2020

Global markets: China’s positive outlook may not benefit the rest of the world  

Andrew Harmstone, Manfred Hui, Christian Goldsmith
The GBaR team provides an update on its latest market views and asset allocation positioning.

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Market Pulse  •  Aug 21, 2020

Where to Go From Here? Reimagining the Fed’s Policy Response Function 

Jim Caron
In his latest Market Pulse, Jim Caron looks at how investors are incentivized to align with the Fed's policy response function, which should broadly support asset prices and ease financial conditions.

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EDGE  •  Aug 19, 2020

CAR-T Therapy 

Stan Delaney
CAR-T cell therapy has been a huge breakthrough in curing blood cancers. MSIM’s Counterpoint Global explores how recent advances in the technology could improve its safety and lower its cost while expanding CAR-T cell therapy’s addressable market.

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  Aug 14, 2020

The Song Remains the Same 

Global Fixed Income Team
Despite good news on the policy front, challenges remain - U.S./China relations, U.S. fiscal cliff, U.S. elections and the pandemic - yet we remain optimistic.

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Insight Article  •  Aug 13, 2020

The Case for Private Equity Investing Amid the Crisis 

Neha Champaneria Markle
Learn how coronavirus has affected the outlook for private equity investing, which could become an important source of capital in an economic recovery.

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PATH  •  Aug 07, 2020

Global markets: Are the easy gains behind us? 

Andrew Harmstone, Manfred Hui, Christian Goldsmith
The GBaR team provides an update on its latest market views and asset allocation positioning.

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Market Pulse  •  Aug 06, 2020  •  2:41 Min

A Distinct Approach to High Yield 

Richard Lindquist
With a focus on smaller, middle market issuers, the MSIFT High Yield Portfolio takes a distinct approach to the high yield market. Head of Global High Yield Richard Lindquist explains.

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Media Appearance  •  Aug 04, 2020

And the No. 1 Stock-Fund Manager Is... 

Dennis Lynch
Dennis Lynch and his funds were recently featured in the Wall Street Journal for winning their latest Winners' Circle contest.

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Consilient Observer  •  Aug 04, 2020

Public to Private Equity in the United States: A Long-Term Look 

Michael Mauboussin, Dan Callahan
Over the past quarter century there has been a marked shift in U.S. equities from public markets to private markets controlled by buyout and venture capital firms. This change has had reverberations for asset managers, investors, executives, and policy makers.

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Market Pulse  •  Aug 03, 2020  •  5:17 Min

On the Contrary, the Dollar Is Still Strong, but Weakening Is on the Horizon 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Sustainable Investing  •  Aug 01, 2020  •  15:01 Min

2020 IPE Congress - Vikram Raju Video Replay 

Vikram Raju
Head of Impact Investing, Vikram Raju, speaks at the 2020 IPE Congress on climate investing

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Sustainable Investing  •  Jul 31, 2020

Beyond Windmills: The New Environmental Portfolio 

Vikram Raju
AIP Private Markets’ Head of Impact Investing finds that solutions to climate change are nuanced and may generate compelling investment opportunities.

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Market Alert  •  Jul 30, 2020  •  4:30 Min

In Spite of Summer, the Market Tends to be Neither Hot nor Humid in August 

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  •  Jul 30, 2020

Fishing for Stocks in China 

Kristian Heugh, Marc Fox
Our location in Hong Kong gives us a unique perspective on the risks and opportunities of investing in China, a market we believe is ripe with opportunity for bottom-up stock picking, particularly in the consumer, internet, healthcare and education industries.

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PATH  •  Jul 30, 2020  •  3:00 Min

Coronavirus: More stimulus to support economy and climate policy  

Andrew Harmstone, Christian Goldsmith
Christian Goldsmith shares the GBaR team’s latest market views with a focus on the impact of coronavirus.

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Market Pulse  •  Jul 29, 2020

Market Pulse with Jim Caron: The Fed Keeps Rates Low While the Dollar Weakens 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today.

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Insight Article  •  Jul 28, 2020

Where To Next: A Framework For Resilience 

Nash Waterman
The AIP Private Markets team explains their framework for selecting companies and constructing a portfolio that seeks to withstand changes in the economic cycle.

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Insight Article  •  Jul 27, 2020

AIP Hedge Fund Solutions Team Review and Outlook 

Christopher Morser
The AIP Hedge Fund Solutions Team provides its view on recent performance of the hedge fund industry and its outlook for hedge fund strategies going forward.

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Market Pulse  •  Jul 27, 2020  •  3:41 Min

Procyclical Forces Weaken the U.S. Dollar  

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Takeaways & Key Expectations  •  Jul 24, 2020

Equity Market Commentary - July 2020 

Andrew Slimmon
In his July TAKE, Andrew Slimmon discusses how behavioral finance again takes the front seat. Many investors remain pessimistic in spite of signs that in fact, 2020 could be a good year for equities.

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Insight Video  •  Jul 22, 2020  •  2:21 Min

Global Fixed Income Opportunities Fund: Active and Flexible for an Evolving Bond Market 

Jim Caron
Portfolio manager and Head of Global Macro Strategies Jim Caron explains the potential benefits of an unconstrained bond strategy – where managers are free to go where the opportunities – not the index – take them.

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TALES FROM THE EMERGING WORLD  •  Jul 21, 2020

No, the Markets Aren't Crazy 

Ruchir Sharma
In his latest Tales From the Emerging World, Ruchir Sharma, Head of Emerging Markets and Chief Global Strategist, notes that though stock valuations have been inflated by lower interest rates, the market remains the best barometer of the economic cycle.

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Market Pulse  •  Jul 20, 2020  •  5:15 Min

A Weaker Dollar Can Benefit the Global Economy 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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MACRO INSIGHT  •  Jul 17, 2020

The Global Gaming Industry Takes Center Stage 

Sean Shaw, Steven Quattry, Jessica Whitt, Jorge Chirino
Video gaming is arguably on its way to becoming the world’s new favorite pastime, as advances in technology and new social formats are bringing an activity once considered fringe more deeply into the mainstream.

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Global Equity Observer  •  Jul 16, 2020

Paying Up  

Dirk Hoffmann-Becking, Alex Gabriele
The payments industry is emerging as one of the most attractive parts of the Fintech world. The International Equity Team explains.

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Resilience  •  Jul 16, 2020

Alternative Risk Premia: Taking Control of Your Exposures 

Patrick Reid, Gary Chan
ARP are factor-based sources of return that are rules-based and systematically derived. Many ARP seek to be market-neutral or risk-mitigating. Both may be appealing to investors focused on building resilient portfolios.

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  Jul 15, 2020

Can It, Will It, Continue? 

Global Fixed Income Team
With infection rates rising globally we ask whether the economic recovery can continue if health and employment concerns depress earnings and spending power.

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Market Pulse  •  Jul 13, 2020  •  7:01 Min

The Global Economy Is Slowly Emerging From the Shadows 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Market Alert  •  Jul 09, 2020  •  4:04 Min

The Reconnect, the NASDAQ Bubble and the Reemergence of Asian Tech 

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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Media Appearance  •  Jul 07, 2020

Morgan Stanley’s Lynch is Beating 99% of Peers With Growth Play 

Dennis Lynch
Dennis Lynch, head of Counterpoint Global at Morgan Stanley Investment Management, discusses his mutual fund's investment strategy amid the Covid-19 pandemic with Bloomberg's Erik Schatzker on "Bloomberg Markets.

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Market Pulse  •  Jul 06, 2020  •  6:36 Min

Will the Sizzle Fizzle? 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Insight Article  •  Jul 01, 2020

Climate Transition in a Portfolio Context: What Matters and What to Measure 

Portfolio Solutions Group
The Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing and the Portfolio Solutions Group examine the increasing trend of decarbonization in business and investment conversations, and explain why they believe this will give rise to compelling investment opportunities and affect the way that investors build and manage their portfolios.

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Sustainable Investing  •  Jun 30, 2020

All Green Bonds Are Not Created Equal 

Navindu Katugampola, Barbara Calvi
The universe of “sustainable bonds” spans a broad set of categories, creating a confusing mosaic for investors to decipher, and leading to accusations of “greenwashing” by critics. The Global Fixed Income Sustainable Investing team explores how they look through the labelling to critically assess sustainable bond issuance within their investment process.

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Takeaways & Key Expectations  •  Jun 30, 2020

Equity Market Commentary - June 2020 

Andrew Slimmon
Is the tech sector in bubble territory like it was back in 2000? “Maybe so”, says Andrew Slimmon, “but we believe there are still plenty of reasonably priced names out there.”

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Global Multi-Asset Viewpoint  •  Jun 30, 2020

Stars Aligned for Higher Inflation 

Sergei Parmenov, Cyril Moulle-Berteaux
MSIM’s Global Multi-Asset Team discusses their investment perspective in the latest viewpoint: "Stars Aligned for Higher Inflation."

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Market Pulse  •  Jun 29, 2020  •  7:00 Min

Policy or Pandemic: Which Will Drive Asset Prices? 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Insight Video  •  Jun 26, 2020  •  2:45 Min

MSIFT Core Plus Fixed Income Portfolio: Balancing Risk and Opportunities 

Neil Stone
Portfolio Manager Neil Stone discusses how an index-aware approach allows the fund to balance risks with opportunities.

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Insight Video  •  Jun 26, 2020  •  3:00 Min

MSIFT Corporate Bond Portfolio: An Active, Value Driven Approach to Credit 

Joseph Mehlman
What impact will monetary policy intervention have on investment grade credit? Joseph Mehlman, portfolio manager for the Global Fixed Income team, explains why the team believes the Fund’s approach makes it poised to benefit.

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Sustainable Investing  •  Jun 25, 2020

ESG and Trends in Reserves Management 

There is a growing interest in ESG assets amongst central bank reserve managers, a new survey by Morgan Stanley Investment Management and the Institute of International Finance (IIF) finds.

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Resilience  •  Jun 24, 2020

Alternative Lending and the Resilient Consumer 

Kenneth Michlitsch
Fintech-driven alternative lending exhibited resilience during the acute initial phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. Recent data supports continued optimism.

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Investment Insight  •  Jun 24, 2020

Post-Crisis Private Markets Investing 

Portfolio Solutions Group
In light of the extraordinary market disruption due to the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, the PSG team considers the broader potential impacts of the current crisis on private markets and describes potential areas of investment opportunity going forward in the post-crisis environment.

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Market Pulse  •  Jun 22, 2020  •  3:45 Min

Q3 2020: Better? Yes. But Good Enough? 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Market Pulse  •  Jun 19, 2020

Active Management in Fixed Income: Now More than Ever  

Jim Caron
Given that interest rates are near zero, or negative, in many countries for the foreseeable future, will bonds be useful diversifiers in portfolios? Jim Caron, Global Fixed Income Portfolio Manager, thinks “yes” but the key is an actively managed focus on alpha.

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Media Appearance  •  Jun 16, 2020

Dennis Lynch featured on CNBC 

Dennis Lynch
Dennis Lynch and his Insight Fund were highlighted on CNBC.com. He is quoted that the Insight Fund serves as the “sort of our best ideas” product, and his team’s goal is to “collect what we think are highly unique companies.” Lynch goes on to say his investment team has a few main areas of expertise, such as tech and health care, but that a main focus is on identifying upcoming trends.

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Market Pulse  •  Jun 15, 2020  •  8:12 Min

Credit Check with Richard Ford  

Richard Ford
Credit markets have been under tremendous pressure. What should investors think? Richard Ford, Global Head of Credit, offers his views. Listen now.

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  Jun 15, 2020

The Tide Turns: It’s More than Hope 

Global Fixed Income Team
Despite unprecedented bad economic data and the uncertain course of the coronavirus, markets continued on an upward trajectory in May and rallied further.

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Resilience  •  Jun 15, 2020

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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Market Pulse  •  Jun 15, 2020  •  5:48 Min

New Normal? No Such Thing. The Market is Just Establishing a New Range. 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Resilience  •  Jun 15, 2020

Risk as a starting point — not an afterthought 

Andrew Harmstone
Dazzling investment returns make good headlines─as do spectacular investment crashes, such as the one triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic or the Financial Crisis of 2008-2009. But seldom do we read stories about resilient strategies that have excelled in managing volatility while delivering, competitive returns. Yet managing volatility is one of the keys to surviving a sharp market downturn.

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Global Equity Observer  •  Jun 12, 2020

Unlocking the Future – The Post-COVID World 

William Lock, Bruno Paulson
As lockdown measures ease, the International Equity Team considers how the global pandemic has demonstrated the importance of a digital presence for companies.

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Market Alert  •  Jun 11, 2020  •  3:59 Min

The Disconnect Between the Stock Market and the Economy 

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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Liquidity Watch  •  Jun 10, 2020  •  3:51 Min

June FOMC Meeting Recap 

Brian Buck
Brian Buck, Executive Director Morgan Stanley Global Liquidity, discusses the latest messaging from the Federal Reserve about monetary policy, including interest rates, and the implications for short-term investors. Listen now.

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Consilient Observer  •  Jun 09, 2020

The Math of Value and Growth 

Michael Mauboussin, Dan Callahan
We show how corporate valuations change as we vary assumptions about growth, return on incremental invested capital, and the discount rate.

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TALES FROM THE EMERGING WORLD  •  Jun 09, 2020

The Era After the Coronavirus 

Ruchir Sharma
Ruchir Sharma, Head of Emerging Markets and Chief Global Strategist, looks at the huge push the pandemic is giving his Four Ds—deglobalization, depopulation, declining productivity and rising government debt.

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Market Pulse  •  Jun 08, 2020  •  6:31 Min

The Reopening Rally and the Fed’s Forward Guidance 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Takeaways & Key Expectations  •  Jun 04, 2020

Equity Market Commentary - May 2020 

Andrew Slimmon
Value stocks historically garner their biggest outperformance coming out of recessions. But investors' emotional conflict between recency bias and opportunity is more acute in this environment.

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Market Pulse  •  Jun 04, 2020

Active International Allocation Commentary - April 2020 

Jitania Kandhari, Ben Rozin
The Active International Allocation team reflects on the markets and their portfolio

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Liquidity Watch  •  Jun 03, 2020  •  9:50 Min

Negative Interest Rates and the Implications for Money Market Funds  

Robert Leggett
Bob Leggett, Executive Director Morgan Stanley Global Liquidity, discusses considerations around negative interest rates and the implications for the money market fund industry. Listen now.

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Resilience  •  Jun 02, 2020

Lessons from a 21-year-old Warren Buffett 

Kristian Heugh, Marc Fox
Investing in high-quality companies—at the right price—may grow investors’ wealth while potentially providing a level of reassurance in falling markets.

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Market Pulse  •  Jun 01, 2020  •  6:36 Min

Follow the Money, Find the Performance 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Resilience  •  May 31, 2020

How to Remain Resilient through a Downturn 

Investing in stocks is risky—but historically it’s been a risk worth taking.

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Convergence  •  May 30, 2020

Sustainability Research 

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Counterpoint Global discusses how Sustainability Research is additive to their existing investment process and converges the pursuit of profits and purpose.

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Media Appearance  •  May 28, 2020

Ruchir Sharma Authors Op-Ed in the New York Times 

Ruchir Sharma
In “How the Pandemic Is Turning Us Inward” Ruchir Sharma, Chief Global Strategist and Head of Emerging Markets, speculates about COVID-19’s ability to accelerate trends that were already underway.

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Market Pulse  •  May 28, 2020  •  3:05 Min

In a High Yield Minute  

Sarah Harrison
Corporate liquidity profiles have been severely challenged during the lockdown. Sarah Harrison, Head of European High Yield, believes the policy response in Europe so far has helped stem default rates, and further action has the potential to restore investor confidence in the European High Yield asset class. Listen now.

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Insight Article  •  May 27, 2020

Alternative Risk Premia: Seeing the Whole Picture 

Patrick Reid, Eban Cucinotta
Alternative risk premia (ARP) is a newly coined industry category. While a convenient catchall term, it belies the heterogeneity of these strategies which can be risk-seeking, risk-mitigating and anywhere in between. Recent press has thrown a spotlight on ARP strategies, but it fails to tell the whole story.

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Sustainable Investing  •  May 26, 2020

Asset Owners See Sustainability as Core to the Future of Investing 

Morgan Stanley’s second Sustainable Signals survey of institutional asset owners provides key insights on current trends in sustainable investing.

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Market Pulse  •  May 26, 2020

The Breadth of the Market Is Encouraging 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Resilience  •  May 21, 2020

Our Formula for Earnings Resilience 

Laura Bottega
In our view, “the formula” for successful investing consists of two critical elements: pricing power and recurring revenues.

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Resilience  •  May 21, 2020

Resilient by Design 

William Lock, Laura Bottega
In this changing world, today and beyond the pandemic, global equity investors should be looking for companies that are resilient and portfolio management teams that can find them.

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Consilient Observer  •  May 20, 2020

Myth Busting, Popular Delusions, and the Variant Perception 

Michael Mauboussin, Dan Callahan
We address four myths or popular delusions in the investment industry.

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Insight Article  •  May 20, 2020

An Introduction to Alternative Lending 

Kenneth Michlitsch
As investors grapple with the portfolio implications of a global pandemic, fintech-driven alternative lending may offer attractive absolute and risk-adjusted return characteristics. An allocation to this nascent private credit asset class may provide exposure to a secular shift in the way consumers and small businesses access capital.

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Market Pulse  •  May 18, 2020  •  5:59 Min

Credit Check with Richard Ford  

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Credit markets have been under tremendous pressure. What should investors think? Richard Ford, Global Head of Credit, offers his views. Listen now.

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Market Pulse  •  May 18, 2020  •  6:32 Min

Never Say Never: The Pros and Cons of Negative Interest Rates 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Resilience  •  May 18, 2020

Resilient Companies Build Resilient Supply Chains 

Vishal Gupta
The coronavirus pandemic appears to be accelerating supply chain localization/diversification as companies seek to boost their resilience to global shocks say our Emerging Markets Leaders team.

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  May 15, 2020

The Long and Winding Road 

Global Fixed Income Team
There may be many twists and turns on the road to full economic recovery, but the longer your investment horizon, the more confident we believe you should be.

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Global Equity Observer  •  May 15, 2020

The COVID-19 Accelerator 

Dirk Hoffmann-Becking, Nic Sochovsky
Will COVID-19 be a great accelerator of existing forces and trends? The International Equity team explores.

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Market Alert  •  May 14, 2020  •  3:42 Min

The Stock Market Looks Forward, So What Does It See Now? 

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  •  May 14, 2020

Emerging Markets Debt Outlook: Surviving Outside the Tent 

Sahil Tandon, Soledad Lopez, Mariano Pando
Has the imminent demise of Emerging Markets been greatly exaggerated once again? Find out what the Emerging Markets Debt Team thinks.

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Market Pulse  •  May 13, 2020

Where Are Bond Yields Going? It depends on what part of the curve you are asking about.  

Jim Caron
The goal of the Fed’s policy response function is to prevent the liquidity crisis brought on by Covid-19 from becoming a solvency crisis. Jim Caron reviews the impact on bond yields.

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Market Pulse  •  May 11, 2020

Jobs Report: Is the Worst Behind Us?  

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Reprint  •  May 07, 2020

Kristian Heugh Featured in Citywire 

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Kristian Heugh and his Global Opportunity and new Developing Opportunity Portfolios were highlighted in Citywire. The portfolio invests in global companies that have been deemed by Heugh and his team to be undervalued with strong potential for growth. According to Heugh “you really have to understand what’s happening in all parts of the world. The U.S. is a wonderful country, a very exciting place, but the world is much larger than just the United States.”

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TALES FROM THE EMERGING WORLD  •  May 07, 2020

Why Markets Are Partying Through the Pandemic 

Ruchir Sharma
Ruchir Sharma, Head of Emerging Markets and Chief Global Strategist, explains why stock markets are rallying amid the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression.

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Market Pulse  •  May 07, 2020  •  4:31 Min

Bank of England Update and U.K. Outlook 

Anton Heese
Anton Heese, European Macro Strategist for the Global Fixed Income Team, offers his perspective on the May 7 Bank of England Monetary Policy Decision. Listen now.

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PATH  •  May 06, 2020  •  3:27 Min

Coronavirus: Calm waters for now, but storm clouds on the horizon 

Christian Goldsmith, Andrew Harmstone
Christian Goldsmith shares the GBaR team’s latest market views with a focus on the impact of coronavirus.

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Market Pulse  •  May 04, 2020  •  8:51 Min

Credit Check with Richard Ford  

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Credit markets have been under tremendous pressure. What should investors think? Richard Ford, Global Head of Credit, offers his views. Listen now.

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Market Pulse  •  May 04, 2020  •  4:30 Min

The Risks Ahead: An Historically Weak Jobs Report & New U.S./China Tensions 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Insight Video  •  May 04, 2020

Applied Equity Advisors Investment Process  

Leslie Delany, Andrew Slimmon
A global, unconstrained and style flexible investment process lets Applied Equity Advisors “stay in the game” and take advantage of a wider set of investment opportunities.

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Insight Article  •  May 01, 2020

Secondaries v2.0: The Era of Transformation 

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What are transformational secondaries and why are they attractive ? MSIM's AIP Private Markets Secondaries team answers.

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Investment insight  •  May 01, 2020

A Framework for Evaluating Fixed Income Annuities 

Patrick Reid
The PSG team provides an introduction to Fixed Income Annuities and makes a case for why FIAs should be considered as part of an overall asset allocation when planning for retirement.

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PATH  •  May 01, 2020  •  2:57 Min

Coronavirus: A look at safe havens 

Christian Goldsmith, Andrew Harmstone
Christian Goldsmith shares the GBaR team’s latest market views with a focus on the impact of coronavirus.

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Sustainable Investing  •  Apr 30, 2020

The Butterfly Effect & COVID-19: Six Implications for Sustainable Investing in an Interconnected World 

Navindu Katugampola
COVID-19 is a disruption event with enormous personal, societal and economic repercussions. As fixed income investors, we are watching six implications of the pandemic for sustainable investing.

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Market Pulse  •  Apr 30, 2020  •  3:12 Min

European Central Bank Update: Flexibility and Fragmentation  

Anton Heese
Anton Heese, European Macro Strategist for the Global Fixed Income Team, offers his perspective on the European Central Bank’s April 30 announcement. Listen now.

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Market Pulse  •  Apr 29, 2020

The Fed: Playing a Strong Hand but Unwilling to Show Their Cards 

Jim Caron
On April 29 the Fed indicated the need to keep credit flowing, for both for businesses and individuals. To date most of the Fed’s actions are supporting credit in the business sector, to the point where we do not believe the Fed has done enough with respect to consumer credit, particularly in light of their statements about keeping credit flowing to the “real economy.” Jim Caron looks at a Fed that is playing a strong hand, but unwilling to show all its cards.