Beyond Bulls & Bears

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Redefining the Large- Vs Small-Cap Debate

A lot of investors looking for equity values want to try to split the market into large-, mid- and small-cap. I think what's been going on recently is a little bit more complicated than that.

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Hasenstab: The Contrarian Case of Hungary

We started investing in Hungary a number of years ago when the market was very bearish on the fundamental outlook for the country. We saw long-term potential even though we recognized that in the short term Hungary faced a difficult period.

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Global Economic Perspective: June

With 10-year US Treasury yields dropping below 2.5% at one point during early June in spite of improving forward economic indicators, the US bond market has continued to send out confusing signals, in our view.

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On-the-Ground Perspective in Thailand

For most Thais and Thailand-watchers (including us), military coups in the country have almost become a way of life.

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Actively Managing for a Less-Correlated World

I think there has recently been a movement away from just a one-decision trade, where investors are simply reacting to moments of panic or euphoria, into a place where it is more possible to make rational decisions based on fundamentals.

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ECB Leaves the Door Open for Further Action

I like the fact that Draghi has not tried to pin the ECB’s success all on one particular strategy.

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The Growing Potential of GCC Bonds

When considering the scale of development underway in the GCC and contrasting that against the range of issues facing many developed and emerging markets, we feel enthusiastic about the future of the region’s bond markets.