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post image Why investors might feel like it’s the ‘90s again

Why investors might feel like it’s the ‘90s again

Some aspects of the current market environment harken back to the 1990s.

post image The FYI on MMT

The FYI on MMT

Greg Valliere, AGF’s chief U.S. political strategist, provides a quick investor’s guide to Modern Monetary Theory.

post image The Big Picture: EM dominance by 2030?

The Big Picture: EM dominance by 2030?

Today’s emerging markets could be tomorrow’s leading economies.

post image The Big Picture: The Emerging Markets Paradox

The Big Picture: The Emerging Markets Paradox

Three of the top 10 economies in the world are considered emerging markets – Brazil, China and India. How can that be?

post image Brextension – Part 2

Brextension – Part 2

The latest deadline extension for Britain’s exit from the European Union may offer some relief, but also the potential for more political risk in the weeks ahead.

post image The Big Picture: China loosens up

The Big Picture: China loosens up

Set to expand at its slowest pace in decades, the country has announced and/or introduced no fewer than 52 separate stimulus initiatives since July.

post image The Q&A: An investor’s guide to U.S. politics and policy

The Q&A: An investor’s guide to U.S. politics and policy

Greg Valliere, AGF’s new chief U.S. political strategist, discusses the current state of U.S. politics and the policies that are having the biggest impact on markets at the moment.

post image The Big Picture: Purchasing Power (less)

The Big Picture: Purchasing Power (less)

The global economy is bending but not quite breaking, according to recent changes in Purchasing Manager Indexes (PMIs) from around the world.

post image The Big Picture: The January Effect in full effect

The Big Picture: The January Effect in full effect

Why the S&P 500 Index is well positioned following its best monthly return to start a year since 1987.

post image The Big Picture: Market Volatility

The Big Picture: Market Volatility

Yes, the end of 2018 proved to be a wild ride. But recent volatility pales in comparison to other periods.

post image What we’re doing the nights before (and after) Christmas

What we’re doing the nights before (and after) Christmas

We asked a few of our senior leaders about their most cherished holiday traditions and what’s on their bedside tables.