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The Uncomfortable Truth
BY HENRY H. MCVEY • Apr 16, 2019

The Uncomfortable Truth

As the intensifying yearn for yield by investors increasingly bumps up against “the uncomfortable truth” of declining interest rates amidst soaring fiscal deficits and bulging debt loads, KKR’s Global Macro, Balance Sheet, and Risk Analytics team has analyzed what yield-oriented investors, especially those with large swaths of exposure to Fixed Income and Real Assets, can do to outperform without taking on undue risks in this environment. Our suggestion is to own more cash flowing ass....

Feb 27, 2019

Another Swing at the Plate

By Henry H. Mcvey

In response to a surge in client questions we have fielded since our 2019 Outlook piece was published in early January, we are taking “another swing....

Jan 09, 2019

Outlook for 2019: The Game Has Changed

By Henry H. Mcvey

As we begin 2019, we definitely tilt more positive in our global asset allocation and macro positioning, despite our call for a weaker economic enviro....

Oct 23, 2018

Rethinking Asset Allocation

By Henry H. Mcvey

Low bond yields, a surge in geopolitical tensions, and a shift towards fiscal stimulus are all fueling a fundamental rethinking by the investment mana....

Aug 07, 2018

China: A Visit to the Epicenter

By Henry H. Mcvey

A recent trip to China again reminded my colleague Frances Lim and me why so many investors now consider China the ‘epicenter’ of global macro tre....

Jun 28, 2018

New Playbook Required

By Henry H. Mcvey

From a macro and asset allocation perspective, we think we may be on the cusp of a secular shift where a new playbook for investing may be required. M....