Has the latest U.S. CPI print cemented the end to Fed rate hikes? In our 200th episode, portfolio managers Matt Montemurro, Chris McHaney, and your host, McKenzie Box, analyze this small, but important, improvement on the inflation front. They also discuss what’s trending in BMO ETFs, the outlook for the U.S. dollar and commercial real estate.
Treasuries are back on investors’ minds this week, this time with many looking for a tactical trade at the long end of the curve. In today’s episode, portfolio managers Chris Heakes, Matt Montemurro, and your host, McKenzie Box, explore the upside of a barbell approach as interest rates continue to plateau. They also discuss getting back into dividend stocks, tax-loss harvesting, and making lemonade when markets give you lemons.
In its latest announcement, the Bank of Canada held interest rates steady at 5%, opening the door to speculation. In today’s episode, portfolio managers Matt Montemurro, Omanand Karmalkar, and your host, Mckenzie Box, discuss the central banks’ downgraded outlook and when it could reach its 2% inflation target. They also explore a barbell strategy, dividend stocks, market volatility and the U.S. earnings season.
Higher interest rates for longer are creating volatility for long bonds, while providing an opening for investors to earn attractive yields on the front end of the curve. Erika Toth and Alfred Lee discuss the latest quarterly Portfolio Strategy Report (QSR) and Fixed Income Strategy Report (FISR), which examine the latest market dynamics, and portfolio positioning across asset classes.
Are the central banks winning the battle against inflation? While the latest Canadian CPI print suggests we are moving in the right direction, it’s likely too early to call a victory. In this episode, Erika Toth and Alfred Lee discuss the latest quarterly Portfolio Strategy Report (QSR) and Fixed Income Strategy Report (FISR), which examine the inversion of the yield curve, the U.S. dollar, Canadian banks’ valuations, Technology and portfolio positioning across asset classes.
Recent market events have taken investors on a walk down memory lane, as elements of the banking crisis look eerily similar to the challenges faced in the ‘80s and ‘90s. Where will regulators’ approaches lead? In this episode, Erika Toth and Alfred Lee discuss the latest quarterly Portfolio Strategy Report (QSR) and Fixed Income Strategy Report (FISR), which analyze the central banks’ rate decisions, inflation’s trajectory, a shift in factor leadership, and portfolio construction across asset classes.