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Mid-year Outlook 2018

Steven Wieting

By Steven Wieting

Chief Investment Strategist

June 5, 2018

While many investors have turned fearful after early 2018's market volatility, we think that the global expansion may last longer than pessimists expect. And although we acknowledge potential threats - especially around trade - we believe that risky assets can continue climbing over the wall of worry.

Given the growing uncertainties of a world where political strongmen are wielding greater power and where multilateral cooperation is often eclipsed by national self-interest, we think the most appropriate response is to build enduring portfolios that are broadly diversified by geography and asset class.

In this publication, we explore the principles behind such portfolios, as well as how they might look in practice. We also discuss some potential opportunistic strategies to complement your core portfolio holdings.


Read the full Mid-year Outlook 2018 publication here.

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Our experts discuss key investment ideas and themes from Outlook 2018 in a series of short videos.

Mid-year Outlook 2018 | Climbing over the wall of worry

Mid-year Outlook 2018 | Build an enduring global investment portfolio now

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