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The vexing issue of inflation


Global Market Strategist, Invesco Ltd.
November 28, 2017

Subject | Institutional | Invesco | Macro views | Trimark

Last week saw a focus on the topic of U.S. inflation. The minutes from the most recent Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting, released last week, showed that a number of FOMC participants are rethinking whether current low inflation is as transitory as they originally posited.

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Embedded commissions: Where do we go from here?


Peter Intraligi, President, Invesco Canada
November 28, 2017

Subject | Industry views | Invesco | Video

As you know, Invesco has been a vocal advocate of preserving choice in the market, allowing advisors and their clients to choose the business model that best suits their needs. I was recently asked to speak at the 2017 Advocis Symposium in Toronto. The title of the event was “Inflection Point” and I believe the industry is at just such a moment. I sat down with Greg Pollock, President and CEO, Advocis to discuss the future of embedded compensation.

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Supplementing bonds with quality dividends


Vice President, PowerShares Sales & Strategy
November 24, 2017

Subject | ETFs | PowerShares

For income investors, the recent uptick in short-term interest rates served as a reminder that their bond portfolios remain vulnerable to risk. Rising interest rates tend to erode the value of a bond portfolio, leaving investors vulnerable to declines in portion of their portfolio which is supposed to be relatively safe.

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Three macro trends to be thankful for


Global Market Strategist, Invesco Ltd.
November 21, 2017

Subject | Institutional | Invesco | Macro views | Trimark

This week marks Thanksgiving in America. This coming Thursday we will break bread and devour turkey with family and friends and, most importantly, take time to show gratitude for that which is good in our lives. The act of showing gratitude and giving thanks is a universal concept and one that I would like to indulge in this week’s commentary. In that spirit, I take stock of the past year and share with you three market and economic trends for which I am thankful:

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Currency outlook: Expect further U.S. dollar weakness


Senior Portfolio Manager, Head of Macro Research and Global Multi-Sector Portfolio Management, Invesco Fixed Income
November 16, 2017

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

The Canadian dollar appears to have peaked for the moment as the BoC has become concerned about the impact of a stronger Canadian dollar on the economy.

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