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2022-outlooks active-fundamental-equity Active Fundamental Equity video
2022 Outlook  •  Jan 18, 2022

The Search for Better Outcomes - Video 

Marte Borhaug
Whether looked at through the lens of economics, health, politics or sustainability, what outcomes might we see in the year ahead? Here more from the Marte Borhaug, Head of Sustainable Outcomes for the International Equity Team.

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2022 Outlook  •  Jan 18, 2022

The Search for Better Outcomes  

Marte Borhaug
Companies faced with a changing world and seeking to deliver better sustainable outcomes must explore their surroundings and seek new information for survival. The International Equity team’s Marte Borhurg explores.

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2022 Outlook  •  Jan 18, 2022

Rising rates key in shaping road to recovery 

Andrew Harmstone
Labor market and inflation dynamics are paving the way toward a tightening of monetary policy by the Fed. The Global Balanced Risk Control Team discusses where they see risks and opportunities and their latest tactical views.

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2022 Outlook  •  Jan 18, 2022

Rising rates key in shaping road to recovery - Video 

Andrew Harmstone
Labor market and inflation dynamics are paving the way toward a tightening of monetary policy by the Fed. The Global Balanced Risk Control Team discusses where they see risks and opportunities and their latest tactical views.

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2022 Outlook  •  Jan 18, 2022

No Market Consensus Widens the Opportunity Set  

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Chief Fixed Income Strategist for the Global Fixed Incomed team, sees great potential for active – and selective – investors building fixed income portfolios in the upcoming year

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2022 Outlook  •  Jan 18, 2022

No Market Consensus Widens the Opportunity Set - Video 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Chief Fixed Income Strategist for the Global Fixed Income team shares his thoughts on 2022.

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2022 Outlook  •  Jan 17, 2022

Capturing Opportunity in Fast-Changing Emerging Markets 

Jitania Kandhari
EM equities are poised for a comeback in 2022 and beyond. Jitania Kandhari, Deputy CIO of the Solutions and Multi-Asset Group, Portfolio Manager for Active International Allocation, Head of Macro and Thematic Research for the Emerging Markets Equity team, shares five reasons why.

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2022 Outlook  •  Jan 17, 2022

Capturing Opportunity in Fast-Changing Emerging Markets - Video 

Jitania Kandhari
EM equities are poised for a comeback in 2022 and beyond. Jitania Kandhari, Deputy CIO of the Solutions and Multi-Asset Group, Portfolio Manager for Active International Allocation, Head of Macro and Thematic Research for the Emerging Markets Equity team, shares five reasons why.

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2022 Outlook  •  Jan 17, 2022

History Is Not To Be Ignored 

Andrew Slimmon
Andrew Slimmon looks at the history of post-recessionary environments and concludes that despite a less accommodative Fed, equity returns should be in positive territory again in 2022.

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2022 Outlook  •  Jan 17, 2022

History Is Not To Be Ignored - Video 

Andrew Slimmon
Andrew Slimmon, Senior Portfolio Manager and Head of the Applied Equity Advisors team for the shares his thoughts on 2022.

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Insight audio  •  Jan 14, 2022  •  5:08 Min

Municipal Update with John Dillon 

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John Dillon, Lead Municipal Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income Managed Solutions Team, discusses trends and opportunities in the municipal markets. Listen now.

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2022 Outlook  •  Jan 13, 2022

Hedge Funds in 2022: Changing With Changing Risk 

Mark van der Zwan
Our AIP Hedge Fund Solutions team examines the changing nature of risk that we can expect to see in 2022. Rising volatility and performance dispersion creates an opportunity for hedge fund managers in the new year.

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Market Pulse  •  Jan 12, 2022  •  18:02 Min

Fixed Income Update with Kevin Lynyak 

Kevin Lynyak
Kevin Lynyak, Head of Fixed Income Managed Solutions and Lead Fixed Income Portfolio Manager, discusses trends, risks and opportunities in the fixed income markets. Listen now.

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PATH  •  Jan 12, 2022

Three Events and a Rally 

Andrew Harmstone, Manfred Hui
As we enter 2022, Omicron continues to spread, amid a hawkish Fed and setbacks to Biden’s Build Back Better bill. That said, we expect equities to continue to outperform fixed income, and provide moderate returns, given the healthy growth outlook.

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Caron's Corner  •  Jan 10, 2022  •  12:51 Min

Why the Fed’s Balance Sheet May Matter More than Rate Hikes 

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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2022 Outlook  •  Jan 05, 2022

Corporate Performance to Support Credit Spreads  

Global Fixed Income Team
The Global Fixed Income Team shares it views on the credit market in the upcoming year.

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Sustainable Investing  •  Jan 04, 2022

Push and Pull Factors Drive the Evolution of Sustainable Investing in Private Markets 

Vikram Raju, Navindu Katugampola, Alice Vilma
The importance of sustainability continues to increase in the private markets. Here we examine the factors, such as government legislation and client preferences, that are driving the change and evolution towards better sustainable investing practices.

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Insight Article  •  Jan 04, 2022

Preferred Market Update 

Kevin Lynyak, James Benadum
Kevin Lynyak and James Benadum provide a review and outlook on the Preferred Securities Market.

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Global Equity Observer  •  Dec 30, 2021

To the Moon? Quality Investing and Blockchain 

Alex Gabriele
Blockchain technology not only underpins cryptocurrencies but has the potential to alter existing industry dynamics and encourage cooperation among natural competitors, resulting in greater efficiencies and higher quality. Alex Gabriele of the International Equity team explains.

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EDGE  •  Dec 26, 2021

Drones 

Counterpoint Global
After decades of development in garages and hobby shops, small drones are finally ready to make an impact in the enterprise. We discuss the evolution of enterprise drones and how the technology could disrupt small package delivery and aerial data collection. We also discuss the regulatory and societal challenges facing the enterprise drone industry today and highlight recent progress towards overcoming those challenges.

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Takeaways & Key Expectations  •  Dec 22, 2021

Equity Market Commentary - December 2021 

Andrew Slimmon
In his December TAKE Andrew Slimmon suspects that the Bulls will outshine the Bears yet again in 2022.

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Insight audio  •  Dec 17, 2021  •  4:21 Min

Municipal Update with John Dillon 

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John Dillon, Lead Municipal Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income Managed Solutions Team, discusses trends and opportunities in the municipal markets. Listen now.

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  Dec 15, 2021

And the Beat Goes On … 

Global Fixed Income Team
Uncertainty around Omicron in conjunction with hawkish central banks has upended credit and equity markets. How will this affect the growth/inflation nexus?

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Liquidity Watch  •  Dec 15, 2021  •  3:13 Min

December 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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Insight Article  •  Dec 14, 2021

How Alternative Risk Premia Can Hedge Equity Risk When Bonds Cannot: The ARP Hedge Edge 

Patrick Reid, Eban Cucinotta
The AIP Hedge Fund Solutions team examines the advantages of using certain alternative risk premia (ARP) to fill the role of bonds in a diversified portfolio without the need to take long-duration risk in a market environment that will likely see increased inflation and tighter Fed monetary policy in the near future.

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Caron's Corner  •  Dec 13, 2021  •  10:34 Min

Yield Trap? Why U.S. Bond Yields May Struggle to Rise 

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

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Market Pulse  •  Dec 10, 2021  •  14:51 Min

Fixed Income Update with Kevin Lynyak 

Kevin Lynyak
Kevin Lynyak, Head of Fixed Income Managed Solutions and Lead Fixed Income Portfolio Manager, discusses trends, risks and opportunities in the fixed income markets. Listen now.

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PATH  •  Dec 10, 2021

Fed’s Hawkish Turn: Inflation No Longer “Transitory” 

Andrew Harmstone, Manfred Hui
Markets fell sharply in response to Omicron in November, and the rising uncertainty about how much the Fed may taper suggests maintaining a cautious risk exposure. See how we are responding to rates, shipping disruptions, energy prices and more.

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Caron's Corner  •  Dec 06, 2021  •  13:29 Min

Can You Handle the Truth? What the Yield Curve Is Telling Us. 

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

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Insight Video  •  Dec 06, 2021  •  2:19 Min

Health of the economy and our portfolios 

Bruno Paulson
The International Equity Team’s Bruno Paulson discusses how the team positions its global portfolios to achieve concentrated exposure to long-term compounders, no matter macroeconomic conditions.

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Insight audio  •  Dec 03, 2021  •  5:16 Min

Municipal Update with John Dillon 

Fixed Income Managed Solutions
John Dillon, Lead Municipal Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income Managed Solutions Team, discusses trends and opportunities in the municipal markets. Listen now.

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Caron's Corner  •  Nov 29, 2021  •  11:50 Min

Once More Unto the Breach. . .but Looking for Opportunities Amid Volatility 

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

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Global Equity Observer  •  Nov 24, 2021

Supply Chain Squeeze  

Nathan Wong
Something unusual is underfoot: company profit warnings caused by a lack of supply, rather than an unexpected drop in demand. In this environment pricing power is vital to profit margin, as the International Equity team explains.

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Market Alert  •  Nov 22, 2021  •  5:18 Min

The Key Ingredient for the 2021 Bull Market is Still in the 2022 Mix 

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 audio  •  Nov 19, 2021  •  5:01 Min

Municipal Update with John Dillon 

Fixed Income Managed Solutions
John Dillon, Lead Municipal Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income Managed Solutions Team, discusses trends and opportunities in the municipal markets. Listen now.

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Insight Article  •  Nov 16, 2021

A Solution in a Rising Rate and Inflationary Environment 

Global Fixed Income Team
The strong post-2020 economic recovery has led to a new era ruled by rising yields and higher inflation. Going forward, we believe it will be critical to invest in areas of fixed income that may be less impacted by rising rates. In our view, the Morgan Stanley Global Fixed Income Opportunities Fund is well-positioned for this environment.

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Market Pulse  •  Nov 16, 2021  •  15:42 Min

Fixed Income Update with Kevin Lynyak 

Kevin Lynyak
Kevin Lynyak, Head of Fixed Income Managed Solutions and Lead Fixed Income Portfolio Manager, discusses trends, risks and opportunities in the fixed income markets. Listen now.

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Insight Article  •  Nov 15, 2021

Credit Markets Brace for Inflation: Winners vs. Losers 

Global Fixed Income Team
With U.S. inflation accelerating to its highest rate in a decade, the U.S. Investment Grade Research Team provides a detailed snapshot on the effects the surrounding uncertainty is having on fixed income sectors.

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Caron's Corner  •  Nov 15, 2021  •  12:47 Min

2022: A Year Ahead Without a Consensus  

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

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  Nov 15, 2021

Is Monetary Policy Angst Overdone? 

Global Fixed Income Team
While policy normalization has begun, learn why we believe major central banks will likely take a more leisurely approach to policy adjustments than the market expects and why we feel it will be a ‘long and winding road’ to tighter monetary policy.

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Insight Article  •  Nov 12, 2021

Preferred Market Update 

Kevin Lynyak, James Benadum
Kevin Lynyak and James Benadum provide a review and outlook on the Preferred Securities Market.

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Insight Article  •  Nov 11, 2021

Twists and turns: Central banks and the yield curve begin to react to persistent inflation 

Kevin Lynyak, John Dillon, James Benadum
Higher than expected inflation has caught the attention of global central banks and bond markets. The FIMS team explores.

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PATH  •  Nov 10, 2021

Winds are changing? 

Andrew Harmstone, Manfred Hui
As markets recovered in October and market volatility fell, we increased equity exposure while keeping an eye on rising energy prices, central bank tapering and China property risks. Read more on why we think market winds may be changing.

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Caron's Corner  •  Nov 08, 2021  •  12:45 Min

Market Disconnect? Bond Yields Face-Off Against Inflation Risks 

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

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Takeaways & Key Expectations  •  Nov 08, 2021

Equity Market Commentary - November 2021 

Andrew Slimmon
In his November TAKE, Andrew Slimmon details why it’s entirely logical the S&P 500 has done so well this year. And the market is following one of the most simplistic rules of investing.

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Insight audio  •  Nov 05, 2021  •  5:39 Min

Municipal Update with John Dillon 

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John Dillon, Lead Municipal Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income Managed Solutions Team, discusses trends and opportunities in the municipal markets. Listen now.

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Sustainable Investing  •  Nov 03, 2021  •  2:42 Min

Sustainable investing and how it impacts corporations and investment managers 

Bruno Paulson
Bruno Paulson discusses how the increase in sustainable investing regulations is impacting corporations and investment managers.

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Caron's Corner  •  Nov 03, 2021  •  10:35 Min

FOMC Recap: Policy Optionality Matters - No Rush to Hike Rates  

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

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Liquidity Watch  •  Nov 03, 2021  •  3:05 Min

November 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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Media Appearance  •  Nov 02, 2021

Morgan Stanley’s Lauren Hochfelder on Real Estate Outlook 

Lauren Hochfelder
Lauren Hochfelder, Managing Director, Deputy Chief Investment Officer of MSREI and Head of MSREI Americas, Morgan Stanley and Adam Schwartz, Co- CEO and Co-Chief Investment Officer, Angelo Gordon speak with Bloomberg’s Lisa Abramowicz at the Bloomberg Invest Global Summit about the outlook for global real estate.

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Caron's Corner  •  Nov 01, 2021  •  12:50 Min

Trouble with the (Yield) Curve? No. Financial Conditions Still Easy 

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

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Global Multi-Asset Viewpoint  •  Oct 31, 2021

Evergrande: What If The Cavalry Never Comes? 

Cyril Moulle-Berteaux, Sergei Parmenov
MSIM’s Global Multi-Asset Team discusses their investment perspective in the latest viewpoint: “Evergrande: What If The Cavalry Never Comes?"

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Sustainable Investing  •  Oct 27, 2021

Debunking Six Myths About Climate Investing 

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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Sustainable Investing  •  Oct 26, 2021

Global Sustain – High quality, low carbon investing 

International Equity Team
In 60 seconds learn about the carbon-light global equity portfolio that is resilient through volatility, aligns with your priorities, and is managed by portfolio managers with the access to engage directly with companies.

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Sustainable Investing  •  Oct 26, 2021

Decarbonisation: The Inevitable Policy Response 

Vladimir Demine, Candida de Sliva
In the second paper of their decarbonisation series, the International Equity team focuses on what the UN Principles for Responsible Investing refer to as the ‘inevitable policy response’ to global warming and asks: why does this matter for investors?

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Caron's Corner  •  Oct 25, 2021  •  17:00 Min

A Bearish View on the U.S. Dollar and its Impact on the Market 

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

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Global Equity Observer  •  Oct 25, 2021

No Margin for Error  

Bruno Paulson
Against a relatively positive macroeconomic outlook, there is the potential for significant cost pressures over the next decade, where pricing power will be the key for quality companies to protect margins. The International Equity team explores.

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Engagement Report  •  Oct 25, 2021

Engage Autumn 2021 

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

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Insight audio  •  Oct 22, 2021  •  5:42 Min

Municipal Update with John Dillon 

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John Dillon, Lead Municipal Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income Managed Solutions Team, discusses trends and opportunities in the municipal markets. Listen now.

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Insight Article  •  Oct 21, 2021

Future Hindsight  

John Dillon
John Dillon provides a review and outlook on the Municipal Bond Market.

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Caron's Corner  •  Oct 18, 2021  •  12:33 Min

Take it or Leave it: Global Central Banks Are Split on How to Handle Inflation 

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

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  Oct 15, 2021

Who Let the Hawks Out? 

Global Fixed Income Team
With inflationary pressures stronger and central banks less dovish, we expect government bond yields to drift higher as we move towards tighter monetary policy.

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Insight Article  •  Oct 15, 2021

Preferred Market Update 

Kevin Lynyak, James Benadum
Kevin Lynyak and James Benadum provide a review and outlook on the Preferred Securities Market.

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Market Pulse  •  Oct 14, 2021  •  10:11 Min

Fixed Income Update with Kevin Lynyak 

Kevin Lynyak
Kevin Lynyak, Head of Fixed Income Managed Solutions and Lead Fixed Income Portfolio Manager, discusses trends, risks and opportunities in the fixed income markets. Listen now.

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Sustainable Investing  •  Oct 13, 2021

Global Fixed Income 2021 Engagement Report 

Barbara Calvi
In its inaugural Engagement Report, the Global Fixed Income Team provides insights on how they are engaging with companies, governments and other organisations on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues. 

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Insight audio  •  Oct 08, 2021  •  6:21 Min

Municipal Update with John Dillon 

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John Dillon, Lead Municipal Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income Managed Solutions Team, discusses trends and opportunities in the municipal markets. Listen now.

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PATH  •  Oct 08, 2021

Winter is Coming? 

Andrew Harmstone, Manfred Hui
Winter is coming and growth is slowing – but still healthy. With equity valuations high, we have reduced risk as we see limited upside and fragile, risk-off sentiment. At the same time, we are seeking opportunities to take advantage of any excessive weakness.

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Consilient Observer  •  Oct 06, 2021

Categorizing for Clarity: Cash Flow Statement Adjustments to Improve Insight 

Michael Mauboussin, Dan Callahan
Accounting has not kept pace with the changing economics of businesses, which has created a huge gap between what companies report in their financial statements and what an investor needs to understand a business. To better categorize activities, we suggest making adjustments within the statement of cash flows pertaining to stock-based compensation, leases, and intangible investments. We believe these adjustments substantially improve the description of a business. We share a case study of Amazon for 2020 to make the concepts more concrete.

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Sustainable Investing  •  Oct 05, 2021

Climate Transition 

Andrew Harmstone, Li Zhang, Christian Goldsmith
Given the increasingly disruptive force of climate events, achieving net-zero carbon emission promises to be one of the themes driving investment markets over the coming decades. We analyse responses, risks and opportunities by country and sector.

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For Gender Equality in Asset Management 

Seema Hingorani
Morgan Stanley Investment Management’s Seema Hingorani was recently presented with France’s highest honor for her work in the diversity and inclusion space. This article discusses her endeavor to address the gender gap in asset management and the critical importance of diversity.

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Global Multi-Asset Viewpoint  •  Oct 04, 2021

What Is The Bond Market Thinking? 

Cyril Moulle-Berteaux, Sergei Parmenov
MSIM’s Global Multi-Asset Team discusses their investment perspective in the latest viewpoint: “What Is The Bond Market Thinking?"

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Caron's Corner  •  Oct 04, 2021  •  13:38 Min

Stagflation? No! But Watch the Dollar. 

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

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Global Multi-Asset Viewpoint  •  Sep 30, 2021

Why the U.S. Housing Boom Can Continue 

Cyril Moulle-Berteaux, Sergei Parmenov
MSIM’s Global Multi-Asset Team discusses their investment perspective in the latest viewpoint: “Why the U.S. Housing Boom Can Continue"

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Market Pulse  •  Sep 30, 2021  •  12:40 Min

Fixed Income Update with Kevin Lynyak 

Kevin Lynyak
Kevin Lynyak, Head of Fixed Income Managed Solutions and Lead Fixed Income Portfolio Manager, discusses trends, risks and opportunities in the fixed income markets. Listen now.

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Insight Video  •  Sep 29, 2021  •  1:44 Min

Long-term impact of the pandemic 

Bruno Paulson
Bruno Paulson discusses what he believes may be the long-term impact of the pandemic.

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Convergence  •  Sep 29, 2021

Beyond Virtue Signaling: Financial Materiality of Carbon Emissions 

Counterpoint Global
Sustainability Research at Counterpoint Global has produced a method to systematically measure the potential cost of carbon emissions as well as the financial impact of a carbon tax. Our framework allows us to translate these costs into estimates of stock returns. We believe that measuring the cost of carbon emissions allows us to better understand the environmental risks for the companies in our portfolio as well as for those we do not own. We also seek to help our clients benefit from the many opportunities that a low-emissions world could create.

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Caron's Corner  •  Sep 27, 2021  •  9:16 Min

Why U.S. Bond Yields Are Rising – and How High They May Go 

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

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Insight audio  •  Sep 24, 2021  •  5:51 Min

Municipal Update with John Dillon 

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John Dillon, Lead Municipal Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income Managed Solutions Team, discusses trends and opportunities in the municipal markets. Listen now.

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Insight Article  •  Sep 23, 2021

Preferred Market Update 

Kevin Lynyak, James Benadum
Kevin Lynyak and James Benadum provide a review and outlook on the Preferred Securities Market.

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Caron's Corner  •  Sep 22, 2021  •  11:14 Min

FOMC Recap: Hawkish Dot-plot, but Dovish Presser  

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

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Liquidity Watch  •  Sep 22, 2021  •  3:56 Min

September 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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Caron's Corner  •  Sep 20, 2021  •  8:25 Min

Ambiguity, not Volatility, Is the Primary Market Risk Currently – How Will the Fed React? 

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

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Market Pulse  •  Sep 16, 2021  •  10:43 Min

Fixed Income Update with Kevin Lynyak 

Kevin Lynyak
Kevin Lynyak, Head of Fixed Income Managed Solutions and Lead Fixed Income Portfolio Manager, discusses trends, risks and opportunities in the fixed income markets. Listen now.

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  Sep 15, 2021

Traversing Peaks 

Global Fixed Income Team
With investors debating when economic growth, Covid and inflation will peak, it may be useful to focus on what we know with certainty rather than sentiment.

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Global Equity Observer  •  Sep 14, 2021

Advance Warming 

Laura Bottega
The summer of fire and floods has highlighted the compounding effect of global warming, presenting companies with an array of risks and opportunities. Laura Bottega explains how these ESG factors help shape our portfolios.

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Market Alert  •  Sep 14, 2021  •  06:19 Min

Surprise: 2021 Fundamentals Often Have Exceeded Stock Price Performances 

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  •  Sep 13, 2021  •  09:20 Min

The Payfors of Taxes, Debt and Inflation May Create a Noisy September 

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

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Insight audio  •  Sep 10, 2021  •  05:12 Min

Municipal Update with John Dillon 

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John Dillon, Lead Municipal Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income Managed Solutions Team, discusses trends and opportunities in the municipal markets. Listen now.

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Takeaways & Key Expectations  •  Sep 10, 2021

Equity Market Commentary - Sept 2021 

Andrew Slimmon
In his September TAKE, Andrew Slimmon discusses, region by region, where he and his Applied Equity Advisors team see the best equity opportunities and how their portfolios are positioned.

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PATH  •  Sep 08, 2021

Jackson Hole: Dovish Fed reassures markets 

Andrew Harmstone, Manfred Hui
The US Federal Reserve appears to be excessively dovish, in light of a strong and growing economy. See why in our view, high valuations, increasing global regulatory risks and the possibility that the Fed is making a policy mistake, are signalling caution.

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Consilient Observer  •  Sep 08, 2021

Turn and Face the Strange 

Michael Mauboussin, Dan Callahan
This report examines the barriers to change for organizations. We use sports as the prime example but then apply the lessons to investment management. Organizations can be slow to adopt certain approaches even when they add value due to loss aversion, a preference for the status quo, and the fear of poor outcomes in the short run. Organizations may overcome these challenges by aligning behind a commitment to improvement, learning, transparency, and accountability. Good long-term results require developing and executing strategies that add value.

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Caron's Corner  •  Sep 07, 2021  •  11:01 Min

The Four Corners of Risk – And Why Yields Can Rise 

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

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Global Multi-Asset Viewpoint  •  Aug 31, 2021

Inflation Outlook – One Year Later 

Cyril Moulle-Berteaux, Sergei Parmenov
MSIM’s Global Multi-Asset Team discusses their investment perspective in the latest viewpoint: “Inflation Outlook – One Year Later"

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Caron's Corner  •  Aug 30, 2021