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Macro and Micro Risks

Bruce Monrad highlights some of the geo-political headwinds that pose a threat to the economy here:

 

Bruce also discusses how investors should approach distressed corporate situations, like Pacific Gas and Electric, here:
CIO magazine looks at the simmering rivalry between China and India, and which one has the best chance to achieve long-term economic dominance.
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Bruce Monrad visits Something More With Chris Boyd

Bruce Monrad sits down with Chris Boyd to discuss the financial markets.
7:52 – Bruce joins Chris, challenges of analyzing the High Yield markets
10:17 – A big picture, macro view of the economy.
13:00 – Indicators, Housing, Auto, the Rhine River
15:22 – Consumer/Business Confidence, Employment
16:50 – Tail Risks: Trade Wars, Brexit, Sovereign Debt
19:00 – Government Shutdown
20:40 – Trade War Impact
25:55 – Government Deficit, National Debt
37:00 – Credit Markets Update
40:00 – Yield Curve, Inversion
42:00 – BBB Ratings Downgrades, Potential Opportunities

 

 

Another rate hike, but where does the Fed go from here?

Click here for Bruce’s thoughts on the Fed’s next move:

Running time 3:09

 

For the entire podcast, which includes a recap of 2018 and how the Trust is positioned heading into 2019, please click here:

Running time 10:49