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We believe global economic growth is set to improve this year, although the risks surrounding political uncertainty could be rising around the world.
In most credit cycles, the market hits a point when credit rating downgrades far exceed upgrades. This ratings migration process can significantly impact the valuations of securities, particularly when credits are downgraded from a rating of investment grade to high yield.
The U.S. Federal Reserve's (Fed) policy-making committee increased the benchmark federal funds interest rate to 1.00%, a 0.25-percentage-point increase. This follows an increase in December 2016.
It's not unusual for a new year to bring changes. But 2017 may be particularly noteworthy.
We review the potential impact that President-elect Donald Trump and his administration may have on the economy, interest rates, the stock market and more.
Even as equity markets reach new highs, there can be more reason than ever to consider the municipal bond market for your portfolio.
Changes are being made to the way money market funds are governed. This article is designed to explain the changes coming to the Ivy and Waddell & Reed Advisors money market funds.
On Aug. 31, 2016, real estate will move to its own sector under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS®) structure and move out of the financials sector.