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Views from the CIO: Does the Recent Value Rally Have Legs?



Value investing has been out of favor relative to the growth-style orientation over the last three years; the MSCI World Value Index is up 10.9% versus the MSCI World Growth Index up 22.9% in net U.S. dollar terms as of February 29, 2016. As a result, we have seen valuation spreads widen…

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ECB Bond Actions Call for Unorthodox Investment Solutions



Many investors were surprised by the European Central Bank’s (ECB) announcement that they would begin purchasing investment-grade corporate debt to help ease financing conditions in a struggling Eurozone economy. While positive for the economy, the ECB’s decision to buy the debt of investment…

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