Economy and Markets

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6 key events that could shape markets in the second half of 2017

Our Blog Jul 03, 2017 Columbia Threadneedle Investment Team

The first half of the year may have provided some stability for investors around the world. But while the rest of the year holds plenty of opportunities, some key events could cause uncertainty and even volatility.

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On July 4, U.S. stock markets get a breather

Our Blog Jun 29, 2017 Columbia Threadneedle Investment Team

Sometimes major U.S. stock markets do pause and take a break. But that doesn’t mean that investing stops.

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Q&A: Crunching the economic data

Our Blog Jun 12, 2017 Anwiti Bahuguna, Ph.D., Senior Portfolio Manager, Global Asset Allocation

Investors are inundated with countless headlines about the economy. It can be hard to separate what really matters from what’s just noise.

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UK Election 2017: Get the facts from across the pond.

Our Blog Jun 07, 2017 Columbia Threadneedle Investment Team

Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May race to become the next leader of the United Kingdom. Dive into the details, make your prediction and learn how the results could affect markets.

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Expect spikes of market volatility

Videos Jun 07, 2017 Melda Mergen, Managing Director, Head of Equities

Given ongoing policy uncertainties in the U.S. and Europe, equity investors should be alert for potential spikes in volatility.

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