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Global Market Strategist, Invesco Ltd.
October 11, 2018

Subject | Invesco | Macro views

On Wednesday, U.S. stocks fell dramatically, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling more than 800 points. The rout was led by technology stocks, with the NASDAQ Composite Index down 316 points, but all sectors experienced losses.1 This was the worst one-day sell-off for U.S. stocks since February. For much of the day, bonds sold off as well but, by the end of the day, investors fled to the perceived safety of U.S. Treasuries, sending yields lower.

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Jobs, trade and the economy: What did we learn last week?


Global Market Strategist, Invesco Ltd.
October 9, 2018

Subject | Invesco | Macro views

Last week was particularly busy, with key data releases giving us the latest glimpse into economic activity around the world, and government negotiations establishing the boundaries of important trading relationships. Here’s what we learned, and what we need to watch going forward.

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Capital market assumptions: How we estimate asset-class returns


Portfolio Manager, CIO, Invesco Global Solutions Development and Implementation team & Portfolio Manager, Invesco Global Solutions
October 8, 2018

Subject | Commodities | Institutional | Macro views

Our views of equities, fixed income and alternatives shape our multi-asset portfolios and inform our clients

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Currency outlook: Convergence of global economic forces may cause weakening of U.S. dollar


Head of Macro Research and Currency Portfolio Management
October 3, 2018

Subject | Macro views

Trade negotiations between the U.S. and Canada were resolved on September 30. The resolution reduces a major headwind for the Canadian economy. Second quarter GDP growth showed a rebound from first quarter weakness, and the positive outcome on trade should increase future growth estimates at the margin.

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Europe: 5 Scenarios for Investors to Watch


Head of EMEA and EM Macro Research, Invesco Fixed Income
October 3, 2018

Subject | Industry views | Institutional | Invesco | Macro views

The future of the euro and that of the EU are inextricably tied according to our latest white paper, I co-authored with Jacek Rostowski, a former Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister of Poland. The big question for us is how could today’s political landscape impact the region in the coming months and years – and what does that mean for investors?

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