Would mark historic level
Positive headlines from the US have been rare this year - from social issues and divisive politics to economic underperformance.
Also boosted by Trump's spending plans
EM indices at four-month lows
Retreated from larger gains
99% of active US funds do not beat index over 10 years
Selecting 250 stocks with the lowest risk
FTSE 100 stronger
Julian Howard, investment director in GAM's Multi-Asset Class Solutions team, analyses the implications of elevated equity valuations and falling earnings for investors
Martin Flood, manager of the Lazard US Equity Concentrated fund, explains the case for US equities despite their current premium valuation levels.
JPMAM's chief global strategist, David Kelly, and fund manager Christian Preussner explain why US equities could provide a fruitful home for UK income investors seeking refuge in a post-Brexit market.
Carney hinted at monetary easing in summer
Sterling hits eight-week low
Investment Week editor Katrina Lloyd is joined by a panel of industry experts to discuss the US economy, presidential election, and prospects for equity markets.
Key issues for investors
Dollar reverses gains
Commodity-sensitive currencies also higher
Americans are an optimistic bunch by nature. However, talk of secular stagnation, declining opportunities and faltering growth have become the topics de jour.
VIX declined since last month
Outflows reached record $1trn last year
Although the S&P 500 index suffered its worst annual performance since 2008 last year, large technology positions and a focus on the growth drivers of tomorrow helped boost returns for the Natixis Loomis Sayles US Equity Leaders fund in 2015.
UK tourism industry continues to suffer
Asian markets at four-year low