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07DEC 2018

US wage growth strong even as job market slows

Quickview: The November US jobs report showed that fewer jobs were added than expected, but wage growth remains strong.

2018

NOVEMBER

13NOV 2018

Markets

Six reasons you should care about share buybacks

Share buybacks have fundamentally altered the investment landscape over recent years. This has long term consequences which investors need to be aware of.

07NOV 2018

Economics

US midterm elections: Is gridlock good?

Quickview: The US midterms have, as expected, seen the Democrats take the House with the Republicans holding the Senate. Our investment experts consider the implications for fiscal policy, trade, and the 2020 presidential election.

02NOV 2018

Economics

December rate hike likely after US jobs boost

Quickview: Latest data paints a rosy picture for US employment and wage growth, and supports the case for a further rate hike in December.

01NOV 2018

Markets

Less can be more: How to improve financial reporting

The recent debate on the usefulness of quarterly reporting in the US misses the point.

01NOV 2018

Markets

How has the US stock market performed around midterm elections?

Could the US midterm elections on 6 November pose a further stumbling block for stock markets?

OCTOBER

25OCT 2018

Markets

Market falls: cause for alarm or calm?

It’s been a torrid period for stock markets recently. We examine what’s been happening and find out why some investors think it could be a time of opportunity.

24OCT 2018

Markets

Our multi-asset views for October 2018

Our asset allocation views this month include an upgrade to equities overall, and also specifically in Japan.