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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.

post image The Big Picture: A history of market corrections

The Big Picture: A history of market corrections

Historically, figures show that 75% of market corrections of more than 10% do not lead to bear markets.

post image The Q&A: Why credit needs a reset

The Q&A: Why credit needs a reset

In a secular bull market for interest rates, portfolios that have deployed healthy allocations to credit risk have benefitted handsomely as a result of their potential to mitigate interest rate risk while posting healthy total returns.