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Jan 31, 2018 Research Alliance Baron Funds: What's Ahead for 2018 with Michael Kass

Baron Funds portfolio manager Michael Kass was a panelist at AdvisorIntelligence's latest 360 Views Webinar, on January 10, where he provided his 2018 market outlook and participated in a roundtable discussion. Here is a replay of the discussion.

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Jan 31, 2018 AdvisorIntelligence 360 Views Webinar Replay: What's Ahead for 2018

Here is a replay of our January 10 360 Views Webinar featuring Michael Kass, portfolio manager, Baron Funds; Maria Giraldo, CFA®, Director and Investment Strategist, Guggenheim; and Tushar Yadava, Vice President, iShares Investment Strategist, BlackRock.

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Jan 29, 2018 Litman Gregory Fourth Quarter 2017 Research Q&A

In this quarter's Research Q&A, we discuss inflation, a curve-steepening fixed-income scenario, the U.S. dollar’s valuation, the effect of rising rates on arbitrage, and the recent performance of major equity factors and styles.

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Jan 26, 2018 Research Alliance Will U.S. Tax Cuts Give "Bang for the Buck" on CapEx?—Thornburg

CEO Jason Brady says some companies might struggle to find new investment avenues in capital spending plans on CNBC Asia’s Squawk Box.

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Jan 25, 2018 Research Alliance Socially Responsible Investors Made Waves in 2017—Parametric Portfolio Associates

Interest in socially responsible investing was strong in 2017. What's next for 2018?

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Jan 24, 2018 Research Alliance Davos as Contra-Indicator—Guggenheim Investments

Euphoria at Davos may be a sign that the market melt up may soon begin to cool.

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Jan 05, 2018 Tax Reform and Its Implications for U.S. Stocks

We suspect the U.S. stock market has priced in much of the benefit of tax decreases, but the answer is not straightforward as there are many variables to consider.

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Jan 23, 2018 REITs: A Tough Call in the Face of Rising Rates

We believe REIT fundamentals remain generally healthy, but in today’s rising rate environment, our confidence in how REITs will perform is low. We require an even larger margin of safety when considering a tactical allocation.

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Jan 22, 2018 Research Alliance Tax Reform Moves the Needle on U.S. Corporate Tax Competitiveness—Thornburg

If U.S. tax reform modestly boosts economic growth and deepens the fiscal deficit, its benefits for smaller companies are significant. It also ends incentives that spurred bigger U.S. firms to decamp to lower-tax jurisdictions abroad.

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Jan 19, 2018 Research Alliance 10 Macro Themes to Watch in 2018—Guggenheim Investments

These 10 charts illustrate the macroeconomic trends most likely to shape Federal Reserve policy and investment performance in 2018 and beyond.

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