Baird’s Investment Strategy Team combines diverse, extensive economic and investment experience to provide direction for Baird’s individual clients as well as institutional investors.

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The COVID-19 Recession
The COVID-19 Recession

Why this recession is different.


Stock Market Analysis and Commentary

The Weight of the Evidence

A brief and timely summary of the primary macro and market factors that influence stock prices.

Updated: May 19
Market Notes

Our review of macro and market developments over the past week, plus a look at the week ahead.

Updated: June 1
Macro Update

A closer look at the at the macro factors influencing the investing environment.

Updated: May 5
Market Commentary

A closer look at ongoing trends and themes in the financial markets.

Updated: May 28
Investment Strategy Outlook

An update on how evolving economic and market conditions are reflected in Baird’s investment strategy.

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Updated: May 19
Stock Market Update

Q & A on Interest Rates and the Federal Reserve

Updated: May 13

Bond Market Analysis and Commentary

Muni Fortnightly

Senior Fixed Income Analyst Dave Violette, CFA, provides a snapshot of the current municipal market.

Updated: May 11
The 2020 Municipal Market Outlook

Baird Municipal Analyst Mike Schnetzer and Senior Fixed Income Analysts Craig Elder and Dave Violette share their perspective on what’s moving the bond market in 2020.

Updated: January 2020
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