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: September 16
Market Notes

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

Updated: September 21
Macro Update

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

Updated: September 17
Market Commentary

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

Updated: September 10
Investment Strategy Outlook

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

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Updated: July 9
Stock Market Update

Thoughts on risks and portfolio management in advance of Presidential Election.

Updated: September 2

Bond Market Analysis and Commentary

Muni Fortnightly

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

Updated: August 31
2020 Muni Market Midyear Update

Mike Schnetzer, Baird Municipal Market Analyst, and Tom Tzitzouris, Head of Fixed Income Research at Strategas, discuss the impact COVID-19 has had on the municipal market and where we go from here.

Updated: July 13
Fixed Income Monitor

Senior Fixed Income Analyst Dave Violette, CFA, takes a look at what’s moving the Treasury, municipal and corporate bond markets.

Updated: September 21
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