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China: A Visit to the Epicenter
BY HENRY H. MCVEY • Aug 07, 2018

China: A Visit to the Epicenter

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 trends. In addition to accounting for nearly one-third of the global growth, the country is also in a heated trade dispute with the United States. Without question, it is not sitting idle, and we saw visible signs of change in both monetary and fiscal policies during our visit. China is also facing a massive societal change, as its millennial populati....

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....

Mar 08, 2018

Diverging Paths

By Henry H. Mcvey

As we position our portfolio for the later stages of the economic recovery, we are further tilting our asset allocation targets to take advantage of t....

Feb 13, 2018

What Does Population Aging Mean for Growth and Investments?

By Paula Campbell Roberts, Ken Mehlman

Global populations are aging – on this there is little debate. However, what that means for growth, investment and social cohesion has been less oft....

Jan 11, 2018

Outlook for 2018: You Can Get What You Need

By Henry H. Mcvey

As we are poised to enter the 104th month of economic expansion amidst the second longest bull market on record in the United States, it is definitely....