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Markets gain increased certainty on key issues


Global Market Strategist, Invesco Ltd.
November 16, 2020

Subject | Coronavirus impact | Macro views

The British philosopher Bertrand Russell once said, “What men want is not knowledge but certainty.” I have been thinking a lot about that quote in the last several weeks, and how especially in such uncertain times, certainty may be more helpful than knowledge in allowing us to move forward.

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What could a divided government mean for US stocks?

As we wait for the votes to be counted, and perhaps recounted, in some key states, we’ve gotten some questions about the potential for a divided government and what it could mean for markets if the White House and Congress are split between parties.

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The counting continues as Trump and Biden pursue a path to victory


November 4, 2020

Subject | Coronavirus impact | Institutional | Macro views

As of midnight EST, the 2020 presidential election remains up in the air. With ballots remaining to be counted in several states, an official result may not be known for some time. Below, our experts discuss the next steps in the political process, the policy issues that the markets will be watching, and two critical questions for investors to ask themselves right now.

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Should investors spend more time considering the upside risks?


Sr. Investment Strategist Invesco Thought Leadership
November 3, 2020

Subject | Coronavirus impact | Macro views

Since the dark days of March and April, I have remained steadfast in looking across the valley to better times ahead, and this time is no exception. Regardless of near-term turbulence, I continue to favour portfolio positioning for optimistic, long-term outcomes by emphasizing the “recovery” trade and embracing cyclicality. Fortunately, key barometers of global growth have validated this positive outlook.

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