Filtered by Investment Strategy

  • Audio Update: Impact of recent stimulus measures on the markets and economy

    Janney's analysts discuss the market and the consequences of coronavirus.

  • Beware of dividends that look too good to be true

    A fundamental tenant of equity income investing is the sustainability of the dividend. A firm must generate sustainable earnings in order to pay a sustainable dividend. Often, a high dividend yield may look very enticing when actually it’s a sign that earnings, and consequently, dividends are about to be cut. This high yield distress signal occurs when the firm’s economic fundamentals are deteriorating.

  • Audio Update: Indicators for Market Stability and Economic Recovery

    Janney's analysts discuss the market and the consequences of coronavirus.

  • Control what you can control

    A noted psychologist and professor at Princeton University, Daniel Kahneman, talked of having a “well-calibrated sense of your future regret.”

  • The death of equities redux

    Events over many years have arisen that appeared to threaten what had been an inexorable rise in the U.S. stock market. Selling stocks on fear of these events typically proved to be a major mistake.

  • Investment Perspectives: Economic impact of coronavirus

    Coronavirus concerns and election uncertainty caused waves in the economy and financial markets.

  • High yield bonds: Value compelling but worst might not be over yet

    Janney’s Investment Strategy Group has maintained a negative disposition for the high yield corporate bond markets for some time now.

  • RISK: Finding the right fit

    Risk typically is defined as the exposure to the possibility of loss or injury, but risk means different things to different people.

  • The role of fixed income in a diversified portfolio

    Fixed income assets can provide crucial benefits to investment portfolios. While income generation is important, holding bonds also helps reduce overall portfolio risk and opens up opportunities for reallocation if equity markets falter.

  • Positive monetary impulse, issues facing fixed income, and the stock detour

    Financial markets take their cue from dovish guidance, strong muni performance, and the election's impact on the market are included in this month's Investment Perspectives.

  • Climate change investment implications

    As a result of the consensus that has formed around the human influence on climate change, we see several major developments that have significant future economic and investment implications. This piece discusses the evolution of the consensus view and the resulting implications.

  • What happened to asset class returns in 2019?

    While 2018 had no major asset class gain more than 5%, 2019 saw many asset classes make double-digit gains, led by the NASDAQ Indexes total return of 35.2%.

  • Markets in 2020, fixed income year-in-review, and new highs look likely

    Major issues persist with our optimistic outlook, a look back to fixed income in 2019, and a repeat of the market's 2019 result does not appear probable.

  • Outlook 2020

    We envision another year of positive economic growth and favorable markets, but correcting for evolving uncertainties surrounding the election and geopolitics keeps us agile.

  • Impeachment investment implications

    The House Judiciary Committee approved two articles of impeachment against President Trump.

  • Taxable muni flows growing

    We look at municipal exchange traded funds (ETFs), a growing factor in the muni investment world.

  • In ETFs, forewarned is forearmed

    Done correctly, the selection of individual common stocks requires rigorous effort. Investors, however, often seek a way to shortcut this process.

  • Leveraged buyout primer

    Leveraged buyouts (LBOs) are perceived as an attractive vehicle for investors to create more value for shareholders.

  • Economic Data, Limits of Monetization, and Equities Enter Profitable Period

    Investment Perspectives provides insight into the markets from three of Janney's elite strategists.

  • The seas of corporate bonds and triple c's

    While the majority of fixed income asset classes offer lower average yields this year than last year, the US triple C corporates space remains an outlier.

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