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Market Strategy Weekly
Weekly Market commentary series produced by Strategas. View the latest commentary below.
Blockbuster Growth Means Higher Earnings, But Will Investors Follow?
With the vaccine rollout gaining serious momentum, a durable economic recovery seems not just closer at hand than it did at the start of the year – it also looks primed to be more propulsive than we previously expected.Read the Report
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Perspectives on Investing
The Year of Living Dangerously
After a year of working from home and fearing this market, Ross Mayfield reflects on what the pandemic has taught millennials about investing.
Market Mailbag: What Dangers Lurk Around the Corner?
Baird's experts weight in on the biggest threats to today's stock market.
How to Deal with the Inevitable Volatility
Be still, sad heart! Into each life some rain must fall.
To Bubble or Not to Bubble: That is the Question
Are the current sky-high stock market valuations sustainable? Baird's John Taft and Mike Antonelli discuss whether we're in a bubble, and how investors should deal with it.
ESG Under the Microscope
Baird's John Taft and Chris Merker on how ESG is evolving and what investors shoudl watch out for.
The Dangers of Portfolio Tinkering”
"Your money is like a bar of soap - the more you handle it, the less you'll have."
Staying the Course
Focus too much on day-to-day market performance and you could miss the larger trend.
Diversification: The "Free Lunch" of Portfolio Building
While diversification doesn’t guarantee against loss, it is one of the most successful strategies for portfolio building over the long term. Updated: August 18, 2020