Global Portfolio Strategy | September 7, 2022

Key changes from August report: Downgrading emerging market (EM) equities view from neutral to negative Upgrading industrials view to neutral from negative. Downgrading consumer staples view to negative from neutral. Stocks were unable to add to July’s gains as the...

Global Portfolio Strategy | August 3, 2022

Key changes from July report: No changes. Stocks rose in July as the S&P 500 Index gained 9%, though the index still remained down 13% for the year as of July 29. Investor sentiment garnered support from better-than-feared earnings results, evidence of peak...

Global Portfolio Strategy | July 7, 2022

Key changes from June report: Lowered S&P 500 Index year-end fair value target from 4,800-4,900 to 4,300-4,400. Increased equity exposure in tactical asset allocation from 62% to 65%. Reduced low duration core bond allocation and increased allocation to small cap...

Global Portfolio Strategy | June 2, 2022

Key changes from May report: § Upgraded view of energy to positive from neutral Downgraded view of communications services from neutral to negative Stocks staged a furious late-month rally to break even in May, but the S&P 500 Index ended the month down more than...

Global Portfolio Strategy | May 4, 2022

Key changes from April report: No changes Stocks resumed their downward trajectory from earlier in the year as the S&P 500 Index slipped 8.8% in April, the worst April for the index since 1970. The loss, driven primarily by inflation and Federal Reserve rate hike...

Global Portfolio Strategy | April 7, 2022

Key changes from March report Reduced S&P 500 yearend fair value target to 4,800 – 4,900. Slightly reduced equities overweight and fixed income underweight Increased yearend U.S. 10-year Treasury yield forecast to 2.25% – 2.5%. Upgrading healthcare view to...