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Peter Intraligi, President, Invesco Canada
October 3, 2018

Subject | Industry views | Invesco

Our stance on embedded compensation has been well documented over the years. At Invesco, we’ve championed investor choice in the debate over mutual fund and dealer fee structures. We believe this is important because not all investors are the same – not all investors need, want or benefit from the same fee structures.

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Five things to watch in October


Global Market Strategist, Invesco Ltd.
October 2, 2018

Subject | Industry views | Institutional | Invesco | Macro views

Perhaps the biggest news of the last week was the meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), the policy-making arm of the U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed). As expected, the Fed raised interest rates. But what was far more interesting were the hints provided about the future. In this blog, I discuss my outlook for the Fed and highlight five issues to watch in October.

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Fed continues gradual hikes


Senior Portfolio Manager, Head of North America Rates, Invesco Fixed Income†
September 27, 2018

Subject | Institutional | Invesco | Invesco Fixed Income (IFI) | Macro views

The U.S. Federal Open Market committee (Fed) hiked the federal funds rate by a quarter percentage point at Wednesdays meeting. This is the third rate hike this year, putting the new target range at 2.00%-2.25%. The market had fully priced in today’s move well ahead of the meeting.

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Stocks shrug off rising geopolitical risks


Global Market Strategist, Invesco Ltd.
September 25, 2018

Subject | Invesco | Macro views

Last week brought bad news on trade and Brexit, yet stocks globally shrugged off the news and rose higher. In the U.S., the S&P 500 Index hit new highs (albeit on low breadth), while the yield on the 10-year Treasury bond surpassed the key 3% level.1 Because the 10-year U.S. Treasury yield tends to be a far more accurate fear gauge than any equity indicators (such as the VIX), I can’t help but be fixated on a few questions: Why did the 10-year yield rise? And where will it go from here?

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