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The latest perspective on events affecting the global economy

Manufacturing data fuel recession fears

Market perspectives: November 2019

The risk of a recession in 2020 is more than 50%. What other forces are affecting the outlook for the markets and economy going forward? Get Vanguard's take.

Why the bond and equity markets' economic outlooks differ

Vanguard experts explain why bond markets are flashing red while equity markets are not far from record highs and discuss the potential implications of this environment for investors.

Vanguard experts discuss why the bond markets are flashing red and the potential implications for investors.

Market and economic perspectives: July/August 2019

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Read our July 2019 economic and market highlights, including global growth expectations and key investment risks. In this issue we discuss the heightened potential for recession and interest rate hikes, global asset returns, and more.

Read our July 2019 economic and market highlights, including global growth expectations and key investment risks.

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China and the global slowdown: A look back and ahead

A lot has happened since Vanguard published its global economic and market outlook for 2019. In this 8-minute read, three Vanguard economists offer their insights on how trade tensions between China and the United States are changing the landscape.

In this 8-minute read, learn how Vanguard’s views on the economy and markets have shifted since the end of 2018.

Current thoughts on the economy and the markets

Read an interview with two economic experts on recent developments in the global economy and markets.

Get expert economic insights from our recent Virtual Forum.

Moving to a risk-off environment: Will market sentiment become reality?

Read what one of our most experienced fixed income experts, Anne Mathias, has to say about the current global market environment for fixed income and what may be on the horizon. Use these insights to weigh future portfolio recommendations for your clients.

Anne Mathias, one of our most experienced fixed income experts, weighs in on the current global fixed income market environment and what may be on the horizon.

ETFs and the international market

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More and more advisors are using ETFs to help their clients gain access to international markets. In this video excerpt, experts break down things to consider when adding international ETFs to a portfolio and offer some cautions when trading international ETFs.

More and more advisors are using international ETFs. In this video excerpt, experts break down what to consider when adding these types of ETFs to a portfolio.

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Embracing a global stock market

This one-pager provides three good reasons why it’s smart to invest internationally. Share it with your clients.

This one-pager provides three good reasons why it’s smart to invest internationally. Share it with your clients.

As global growth slows, why are investors still so bullish?

Economic forecasts call for global growth to slow in 2019 before picking up again in 2020. Vanguard's Jonathan Lemco discusses risks to such a scenario and how investors should respond.

Learn where the global economy is headed and what risks may lie ahead.

Expect cautious markets amid U.S.-China trade tension

A U.S.-China trade deal that seemed imminent early this month suddenly appears at risk, dragging global stock markets down with it. What has happened in the intervening days, and what should investors expect?

Souring U.S.-China trade talks have dragged down global stock markets. Here’s what to expect.

Bloomberg adds China onshore bonds to fixed income benchmark

Bloomberg will add Chinese government and policy bank bonds to its Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate Bond Index benchmark starting April 1, 2019.

Our expectations for emerging markets returns

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Vanguard Global Chief Economist Joe Davis explains why rebalancing into markets outside the United States makes strategic sense.

Vanguard Global Chief Economist Joe Davis on why emerging markets remain a wild card.

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Brexit and the value of diversified portfolios

What the U.K. Parliament's latest vote over Brexit negotiations with the European Union means for investors and diversified portfolios.

What the U.K.'s latest Brexit vote means for investors.

What to expect next from the markets

Vanguard CEO Tim Buckley says our economists are anticipating low returns and higher volatility over the next decade. If they're right, adhering to best practices will be crucial to your investment success.

CEO Tim Buckley says adhering to best practices will be crucial to investment success in a low-return environment.

What investors can expect as key decisions affecting markets await

Vanguard's Roger Aliaga-Díaz discusses the potential short- and long-term market impacts of specific policy debates that could play out in the weeks ahead.

Learn Vanguard’s views on the impact looming policy decisions will have on investors.

Our 2019 economic and market outlook

In this podcast, Vanguard economist Josh Hirt discusses our expectations for the global economy and the markets in 2019 and beyond.

Vanguard economist Josh Hirt discusses our expectations for the global economy and the markets in 2019 and beyond.

Our aspiration: Keep changing the way the world invests

CEO Tim Buckley reflects on progress made to give investors a fair shake and what more Vanguard can do to deliver strong fund performance, trusted advice, and a world-class client experience.

CEO Tim Buckley shares progress made and efforts underway to deliver on Vanguard's promise to investors.

2019 Vanguard economic and market outlook

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What’s ahead in 2019 for the global economy and financial markets? Replay the live webcast with insights and analysis from Vanguard Global Chief Economist Joe Davis.

Vanguard Global Chief Economist Joe Davis provides insights and analysis on our 2019 economic and market outlook.

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Our CIO comments on market volatility

Vanguard Chief Investment Officer Greg Davis offers perspective on the recent volatility in markets.

Vanguard Chief Investment Officer Greg Davis offers perspective on the recent volatility in markets.