Transamerica just released its 2018 Mid-Year Market Outlook, entitled Fundamentals vs. Fears, which offers a look at current market conditions and how investors and financial professionals can best judge the overall opportunities and risks for the remainder of the year and beyond.
Written by Transamerica Asset Management, Inc., Chief Investment Officer Tom Wald, this report is now available, with analysis and assessments on what Transamerica believes to be the most important topics facing investors in today’s markets as well as what is likely to be on the horizon. These include:
- The state of the U.S. and global economy
- Opportunities in the equity markets
- Stock earnings growth and current valuations
- The outlook for interest rates in this Fed tightening cycle
- Fixed income investing in a new environment
- The risk of potential international trade wars
- Investing within a higher volatility market
“Tom has done a great job not just defining the strong fundamentals we are experiencing in the markets right now, but also explaining how there have been legitimate investor fears of late that have probably held back returns to some extent,” said Marissa Weaver, Director of Channel Marketing for Transamerica Investments and Annuities. “By combining these two perspectives, we believe this outlook can really help investors and financial professionals move forward more rationally in the days ahead.”
Visit Transamerica.com to read or download a copy of Fundamentals vs. Fears as well as view a brief summary video and other pertinent market information.
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