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2018 Market Outlook PDF

Our 2018 Outlook explores what's been behind the market optimism of 2017 and offers positioning strategies for a "Let the Good Times Roll" environment.

Length: 12 pages
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5 Charts: Why It's Time to Pursue a "Game of Loans" for Income Generation PDF

Our five charts illustrate why we believe an allocation to senior loans may be a compelling tool for the credit sensitiveportion of a portfolio, allowing investors to potentially generate income while keeping a cautious eye on risk.

Length: 4 pages
Market Commentary
Insights & Ideas: Chart Pack - 2018 Outlook Edition PDF

Explore timely insights and investment ideas from the SSGA Research team featuring proprietary market indicators, fund flows and actionable ideas to help you make more informed decisions.

Length: 44 pages
Investment Outlooks
Let the Good Times Roll? PDF

Following a year of strong returns and abnormally low volatility, investors are concerned that stretched valuations and stagnating long term rates could cap returns potential. Read our ideas to prepare portfolios for the current environment.

Length: 2 pages
Market Commentary
Sectors and Industries: Where We Spot Current Trends

Watch our quarterly update where Matthew Bartolini, Head of SPDR Americas Research, discusses timely market opportunities and provides positioning ideas with sector and industry ETFs.

Length: 3 minutes 31 seconds
Market Commentary
Uncommon Sense: Move Over, Rover and Let China Take Over PDF

Investors don’t know it yet, but China has officially become the world’s most influential country for the global economy and capital markets.

Length: 3 pages
Market Commentary
Uncommon Sense: Passive Bubble Trouble? PDF

It’s impossible to escape the passive bubble debate. Today,  the debate has taken on a bubble-like quality of its own, buoyed by provocative headlines in the popular press and passionate discussions among investors.

Length: 3 pages
Market Commentary
Uncommon Sense: US Earnings May Not Be as Strong as You Think PDF

Continued earnings growth is a must-have for the bull market to reach its ninth year. Investors should keep a close watch on three potential headwinds that could derail future earnings.

Length: 4 pages
Market Commentary
What Goes Down Must Come Up: Preparing for Market Volatility

Despite the political sound and fury coming out of Washington, DC, market volatility has remained eerily calm. Learn why we expect episodic volatility and how to prepare portfolios for this environment.

SPDR Blog156 days ago
Investment Outlooks
Why I Quit the Agg, and Why You Should Too PDF

Relying on the Agg for fixed income exposure is the equivalent of using a rotary phone in a smartphone era. It could be time for investors to look for tools better suited for today’s modern investment environment.

Length: 4 pages
Market Commentary
Why the Hunt for Value Might Take You Overseas

With stretched valuations in the US and an improving growth outlook overseas, it might be time for investors to focus their sights across the pond.

SPDR Blog176 days ago
Investment Outlooks