Where are we in the global economic cycle?

Is growth accelerating, decelerating, or somewhere in between? John A. Boselli, CFA, portfolio manager of John Hancock U.S. Growth Fund, discusses the global cycle index, a proprietary research tool developed at Wellington Management. As John explains, the index helps him gauge our position in the cycle, the relative intensity of investor risk appetite, and optimal factor weights across the fund's U.S. stock portfolio.