Global Perspectives

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Getting Closer to Home
BY HENRY H. MCVEY • Jan 08, 2015

Getting Closer to Home

While the general backdrop for risk assets remains favorable, we are no longer advising folks to “Stay the Course” as we did in our January 2014 Outlook piece. Rather, given where we are in the cycle and the magnitude of gains in recent years, we have begun the inevitable process of “Getting Closer to Home” in terms of our asset allocation targets. Importantly, though, we think this transition should be more evolutionary than revolutionary, but we do advise folks to raise some cash an....

BY JOHANNES P. HUTH, Martin Rajčan, Tomáš Kubica • Nov 02, 2014

Unlocking the World for Central and Eastern European Champions

Twenty five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the broader Central and Eastern Europe (CEE region) is once again a flashpoint of global geopo....

BY HENRY H. MCVEY • Sep 15, 2014

Investment Implications of an Asynchronous Global Recovery

Unlike past recoveries over the last 20 years, we see the current one as highly asynchronous. Central to our thesis, we believe, is a unique set of ma....

BY HENRY H. MCVEY • Jun 26, 2014

Midyear Outlook: Four Big Macro Trends at Work

Our updated asset allocation framework reflects the four big macro trends we currently see driving returns across the global capital markets. First, i....

BY GIRISH REDDY, Eric Wolfe • Jun 01, 2014

Pension Plan De-Risking: Is LDI the Only Option?

In 2013, the strong performance of global equity markets in combination with rising rates substantially improved the funded status of most corporat....

BY MARC LIPSCHULTZ, Raj Agrawal • May 20, 2014

The Way Forward: A New Economic Vision for America’s Infrastructure

Summary Disruptive market, demographic, fiscal, and environmental dynamics are fundamentally reshaping America’s economic landscape. In this new ....