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Another Swing at the Plate
BY HENRY H. MCVEY • Feb 27, 2019

Another Swing at the Plate

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 at the plate” to address four key issues where there appears to be the most investor interest/consternation. First, we see China’s desire to internalize its economy as a long-standing goal that accelerated after the Global Financial Crisis, not the election of Donald J. Trump. Second, despite all the headline noise in Europe, we continue to un....

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....

Apr 25, 2018

New World Order

By Henry H. Mcvey

Without question, the multi-year decline in interest rates since the Global Financial Crisis has had a profound effect on the insurance business. Impo....