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Coronavirus toll includes tens of billions in lost growth

Virtual forum replay: Your second chance for expert insights

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Hear Vanguard experts discuss our 2020 economic and market outlook and answer advisors' questions by watching a replay of the live event.

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Market perspectives: February 2020

Look for growth to soften and trade tensions to ease, but expect little effect from election developments on asset returns.

2020 outlook resource guide

View and download a variety of resources to help you have deep conversations with clients about the economy and markets in 2020 and beyond.

Our 2020 outlook

Download a comprehensive outlook or a quick overview of the forces shaping the economy and the markets in 2020 and beyond.

Market perspectives: December 2019

Is the United States headed for a shallow recession? What other forces are affecting the outlook for the markets and economy in 2020? Get Vanguard’s take.

The challenges of bond investing with yields near zero

Vanguard experts discuss negative yields and tips on how investors can navigate this environment.

Manufacturing data fuel recession fears

Vanguard economists give their perspective on recent weakness in manufacturing and what it could mean for the broader economy.

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.

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.

The yield curve inverted. Is recession imminent?

Vanguard Senior Economist Andrew Patterson discusses the recent yield curve inversion in the bond market and what it might signal about the economy.

Vanguard Senior Economist Andrew Patterson discusses the recent yield curve inversion in the bond market.

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.

Global equity investing: The benefits of diversification

Even though investors may exhibit a home bias, investing in international stocks has clear benefits.

Even though investors may exhibit a home bias, investing in international stocks has clear benefits.

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.

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.

2019 Global outlook: Down but not out

Although several factors in the global economy will raise the risk of recession in 2019, a slowdown in growth--led by the United States and China--is the most likely outcome.

Factors in the global economy will raise the recession risk in 2019, but a growth slowdown is the likeliest outcome.

Trade status: It's complicated

Media outlets' inability to convey the complexity of U.S. trade has led to many misconceptions among investors. This paper dispels some of them by analyzing current U.S. trade balances on an adjusted value-added basis and trade's effects on growth and jobs.

This Global Macro Matters piece analyzes current U.S. trade balances on an adjusted value-added basis and examines free trade's effects on growth and jobs.