Perspectives

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6 takeaways from the December Fed meeting

Our Blog Dec 15, 2016 Edward Al-Hussainy, Senior Interest Rate and Currency Analyst

The Fed’s latest rate hike came as no surprise. The big story in this month’s meeting is that the FOMC now expects to raise rates three times in 2017.

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3 ways to position fixed income in uncertain markets

Our Blog Dec 14, 2016 Colin J. Lundgren, Head of U.S. Fixed Income

Three keys to help take the guesswork out of building resilient fixed-income portfolios

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The benefits of year-end 529 gifting

Our Blog Dec 12, 2016 Columbia Threadneedle Investment Team

The holiday season is here, and so is the deadline for gifting contributions to 529 accounts — an attractive opportunity for those wanting to ease the soaring cost of college for family members.

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Tactical asset allocation update

Our Blog Dec 07, 2016 Global Asset Allocation Team

Overall, we remain neutral — but the results of the U.S. election could be the catalyst for an inflection point in the markets.

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The Italian referendum: Equity market response

Our Blog Dec 05, 2016 Philip Dicken, Head of European Equities, Threadneedle International Ltd

Prime Minister Matteo Renzi lost the referendum on December 4, with his proposal rejected by 59.1% of the population. Here’s what the defeat means for Italy, the EU and equity markets.

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