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Insights from our team on emerging markets.

Jefferson V. DeAngelis, CFA

Chief Investment Officer
Monthly commentaries on market themes of general interest.


William C. Slaughter, CFA

Senior Portfolio Manager
Quarterly views on global financial markets and performance.


K.P. O’Reilly Ph.D., J.D.

Research Director
Analysis of the ever-changing global political events shaping emerging markets.



What, me worry?

Jefferson V. DeAngelis
October 31, 2019

In July, Mad Magazine announced it would cease publication after 67 years. While the magazine might be ending, the image of its iconic mascot, Alfred E. Neuman, will live on for years to come. In many ways, the character with his gap-tooth, carefree smile as the world around him is collapsing epitomizes current market reactions to recent negative headlines.

The Elusive Quest

Jefferson V. DeAngelis
September 30, 2019

Economically speaking, Western civilization might be engaged in the most elusive search since the fabled quest by King Arthur’s knights to find the Holy Grail. Today’s investors face a no less formidable or elusive quest. Investors are desperate to seek out quality sources of income at a time when central banks are intent on undermining them.

Batten down the hatches…

Jefferson V. DeAngelis
August 30, 2019

The phrase “batten down the hatches” has nautical roots. The captain had complete control of the timing of readying the ship for the storm. Captain Donald Trump would like the same discretion over the timing and actions of the Fed, although he is unlikely to get it.

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