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Market volatility

Market volatility

Insights and tools to allay client fears

The Fed must play the hand it's been dealt

The yield curve inverted. Is recession imminent?

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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.

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Late-cycle macro risks and asset allocation

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As the U.S. economy enters the later stages of its current expansion, three risks may affect asset allocation.

As the U.S. economy enters the later stages of its current expansion, three risks may affect asset allocation.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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What the recent yield curve inversion does and doesn't tell us

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Vanguard Senior Economist Roger Aliaga-Díaz discusses the recent yield curve inversion and the likelihood of a recession.

Vanguard Senior Economist Roger Aliaga-Díaz discusses the recent yield curve inversion and the likelihood of a recession.

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CIO Davis: Volatility, risk, and the role of fixed income

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Vanguard recently gathered experts for a live webcast from Inside ETFs. In this video excerpt, Vanguard Chief Investment Officer Greg Davis discusses market volatility, examines smart risk-taking, and explains the role of fixed income in a portfolio.

In this excerpt from the Inside ETFs webcast, Vanguard Chief Investment Officer Greg Davis offers insights into matters affecting the markets and economy.

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What to expect next from the markets

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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.

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Is cash an option in the current market environment?

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Vanguard Global Chief Economist Joe Davis explains why he believes cash shouldn't be viewed as an investment vehicle.

Vanguard Global Chief Economist Joe Davis shares his thoughts on whether cash is an attractive option given the current market environment.

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What investors can expect as key decisions affecting markets await

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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.

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Podcast: Our 2019 economic and market outlook

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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.

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Strategies for communicating your value in a down market

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Vanguard's Don Bennyhoff and Fran Kinniry say advisors can showcase their value to clients through behavioral coaching during down markets.

Vanguard's Don Bennyhoff and Fran Kinniry discuss how advisors can show their value to clients during down markets.

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Our CIO comments on market volatility

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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.

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2019 Global outlook: Down but not out

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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.

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The shutdown and its likely effect

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While we may see additional volatility, shutdowns haven’t always been bad for markets during the actual event. In the long run, they are less consequential.

While we may see additional volatility, shutdowns haven’t always been bad for markets during the actual event. In the long run, they are less consequential.

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Enduring volatility: Two charts

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It's been a tough few weeks. These two charts can support you in your conversations with anxious clients.

It's been a tough few weeks. These two charts can support you in your conversations with anxious clients.

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The impact of economic surprises on asset returns

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Do economic surprises influence asset returns? A look at the effects of these surprises and the implications for investors.

Do economic surprises influence asset returns? A look at the effects of these surprises and the implications for investors.

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Market volatility: Perspective and resources

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While some clients can take volatility in stride, others can't. Market history and our coaching framework can help with potentially difficult conversations.

While some clients can take volatility in stride, others can't. Market history and our coaching framework can help with potentially difficult conversations.

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The fallout from the global financial crisis continues a decade on

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The global financial crisis is a decade behind us, but the fallout still continues.

The global financial crisis is a decade behind us, but the fallout still continues.

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What's behind the latest surge in the dollar?

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Vanguard Senior Economist Roger A. Aliaga-Diaz puts the current U.S. dollar strength into the historical context of past dollar super-cycles.

Vanguard Senior Economist Roger Aliaga-Diaz puts the current U.S. dollar strength into the historical context of past dollar super-cycles.

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