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Video: Bank loans’ senior, secured status has helped during crisis


Head of Global Senior Loans, Chief Investment Officer, Senior Portfolio Manager
April 28, 2020

Subject | Active management | Coronavirus impact | Institutional | Macro views

Investors who’ve been rattled by volatility in their fixed income portfolios may be seeking assurance about their underlying holdings.

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As the U.S. passes more stimulus, disagreements loom on what comes next


Global Market Strategist, Invesco Ltd.
April 27, 2020

Subject | Active management | Coronavirus impact | Institutional | Macro views

For months, I have talked about the importance of policy in combatting the COVID 19 crisis: health policy, monetary policy, and fiscal policy. All three prongs need to be adequate and effective in order for the US economy to recovery quickly. While the Federal Reserve has bent over backwards to provide accommodation to support the US economy and markets, fiscal stimulus is still a work in progress.
 
In this week’s commentary I talk with Andy Blocker, Invesco’s Head of US Government Affairs, who breaks down where we are today in terms of fiscal policy – and what to expect next.

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How the shutdown might affect the U.S. economy and markets. (Answers to FAQs)

Our market strategists weigh in on what drove a recent market rally, how the shutdown will affect the economy and markets, and what additional government support may be coming.

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Long-term investors need to be realistic rather than overly optimistic


Vice President and Portfolio Manager, Invesco Advisers, Inc.
April 22, 2020

Subject | Active management | Coronavirus impact | Institutional

The recent market sell-off was most pronounced in lower quality, more economically sensitive areas of the market, such as energy, materials, financials, industrial manufacturing and travel related businesses (i.e., airlines, cruise operators, etc.), which are areas where we find an extremely limited number of investible businesses.

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Video: Designing an investment strategy for the current crisis


CIO, Invesco Global Asset Allocation, Invesco Ltd.
April 21, 2020

Subject | Coronavirus impact | Institutional | Macro views

No two crises are exactly the same, but past crises can help you learn, improve and gain confidence in the processes you employ when you face the next one.

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