October 4, 2019
Alexandra Gorewicz's picture

To me, thinking of inverted yield curves is a bit like thinking of The Twilight Zone: a bizarre show with thought-provoking (and sometimes horrifying) episodes that generally convey some kind of moral dilemma. A quote from one episode is a nice way of summing up my...

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September 26, 2019
Eric Bushell's picture

As summer wraps up and students head back to school, Signature Global Asset Management is pleased to offer its next educational series. Back to School is a collection of videos that provide current views on the markets and key mandates. Watch these videos to gain valuable global insights from Signature's portfolio management team....

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September 9, 2019
Geofrey Marshall's picture

We view 2019 as a year of validation for our strategy. Focus shifted multiple times in 2018, from investors chasing growth with technology stocks to becoming more risk-averse in the fourth quarter on concerns the U.S. Federal Reserve (the Fed) would be too aggressive hiking interest rates in 2019. Technology is part...

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August 20, 2019
Janice Wong's picture

Over the past quarter, macroeconomic strategists here at Signature Global Asset Management (“Signature”) have become increasingly vocal with their concerns about the economic effects of geopolitical risks and deglobalization. The past few weeks have been rife with signals of a deteriorating...

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July 22, 2019
Drummond Brodeur's picture

Executive summary

I expect to see a significant global economic slowdown in the next 12 months, with a high chance of a recession around this time next year. I’m not concerned whether we see back-to-back negative quarters; a recession is defined as a significant slowdown in aggregate demand, which is highly likely in...

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July 5, 2019
Malcolm White's picture

We recently attended the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit held just outside Washington, D.C. The Washington, D.C. area was an appropriate host for the conference given all of the internet security concerns raised by the current U.S. administration, including the...

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June 20, 2019
Carson Tong's picture

With everything going on in macro land and energy land, I wanted to give you a quick update on what we’re seeing on the fixed-income/bonds aspect of some of the energy companies we own. Our high conviction across our positions stems from our strong understanding of the assets...

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May 29, 2019
Matthew Strauss's picture

Accident or not 

Whether by design or accident, the trade negotiations between the U.S. and China took a turn for the worse a few weeks ago. Were it not for the subsequent tweets, comments and actions by both countries, one could have dismissed the early-May breakdown in talks as a hiccup or simply negotiation...

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May 9, 2019
Drummond Brodeur's picture

Following one of the worst year-end routs for risk assets in a long while in the fourth quarter of 2018, markets rebounded tremendously to start 2019, returning most equity markets to levels roughly in line with where they were last September. As of early April 2019, both the S&P 500 Index and the S...

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April 11, 2019
Joshua Varghese's picture

Signature’s global depth and breadth provides us with access to unique investment opportunities. We recently participated as an anchor investor in Embassy Office Parks REIT, the first-ever Indian REIT IPO and the largest REIT in Asia by square footage. This IPO marks a significant milestone for the Indian commercial...

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