Author: Wade Balliet

Investment Insights: The results are in

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Voting stations and ballots

This weekly report presents insights from our Global Investment Management team. Markets, United States citizens, and most of the world watched anxiously as the U.S. election unfolded into a Donald Trump victory for President. Much of the polls, the odds, and the recent run-up in the market signaled that the incumbent party would retain the […]

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Investment Insights: Halloween isn’t the only thing spooking markets

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Closeup on 5-dollar bill with cracks on it and some autumn-colored leaves partially blocking Ben Franklin

Whether it’s the new revelations surrounding the election or spooky skeletons, the markets didn’t react well to the frights of Halloween night.

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Investment Insights: What about November?

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Close up of the Federal Reserve building with the eagle statue

While not being completely overlooked, markets point to just a 17% probability that the Fed will raise rates in November.

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Investment Insights: Excerpts from our Q3 strategy report

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
European Central Bank, Frankfurt

We see emerging markets and smaller companies as a possible opportunity, but we are underweight to those areas in the current environment.

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