US stocks had a turbulent last quarter in 2018 and have been somewhat volatile since the start of this year.
Last month the US yield curve inverted, with the yield on 10-year Treasury bonds dipping beneath the yield on 3-month Treasury bills.
Impact of political turmoil and Brexit
In recent weeks, investors have fixated on the inversion of several sovereign yield curves, most notably the US Treasury curve.
Equity markets everywhere look 'reasonably placed'
Preparing for the worst despite upbeat sentiment
Economic and investor implications
Believes US is best place to invest
Guide to equity universe
Since the downturn at the close of 2018, US equities have rebounded with smaller caps up over 16% and outpacing the returns of large caps.
The most significant consideration for all investors in the US is the actions of its Federal Reserve.
At the start of 2019 there were three main reasons to be bearish.
After a torrid Q4 amid a global sell-off, we see plenty of reasons for sustained optimism for the rest of 2019.
Focus on digital disruption
Bear markets more common than investors think
Metal staged a comeback in Q4 2018
The state of the current market
Evolving sector with artificial intelligence
Worst quarter in several years in Q4
Volatile GDP and government shutdown dominating US
Peak in manufacturing margins "well behind us"
Started in October 2017
As we begin 2019, there are several key risks facing global asset markets.
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