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Asset class views: our 12- to 18-month outlook
U.S. equity: suddenly a bear market
Battling the coronavirus has plunged U.S. equities into bear market territory, ending the longest bull market on record.
International equity: defensive positioning is warranted
Economic growth and earnings estimates continue to fall in developed and emerging markets.
Fixed income: emphasizing quality
Investment-grade corporate and government bonds may outpace lower-rated issues in today's environment.
Our top portfolio ideas to consider now
The U.S. equity market exhibits better fundamentals relative to non-U.S. equities, as measured by return on equity and sector composition. Embracing quality allows investors the chance to both participate and protect.
International healthcare and infrastructure
The utilities and healthcare sectors can add a measure of defense to international allocations as global growth contracts. These exposures can be barbelled with infrastructure-related equities, which have attractive dividends and solid growth potential.
U.S. investment-grade corporates
The asset class has historically provided strong return potential at current spreads. Support from the Fed’s current bond-buying programs provides an additional tailwind.
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