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Stay up-to-date with the current investment and macroeconomic issues at ClearBridge Investments. We provide analyses of the themes and trends which lie at the heart of your investment challenges.

Anatomy of a Recession Market Outlook
AOR Update: Yellow Light for the Fed

AOR Update: Yellow Light for the Fed

For the economy to avert recession after a second straight negative quarter and a now yellow Recession Risk Dashboard, the Fed will likely need to make a dovish pivot.

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Anatomy of a Recession Market Outlook
Anatomy of a Recession Risk Dashboard

Anatomy of a Recession Risk Dashboard

Recessions historically coincide with market downturns. Stay informed on the likelihood of a US recession with the ClearBridge Investments Recession Risk Dashboard and Anatomy of a Recession program updated monthly.

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Anatomy of a Recession Market Outlook
The Long View: Are We There Yet?

The Long View: Are We There Yet?

In the latest Anatomy of a Recession update, Jeff discusses where equities ultimately bottom will depend on how well the economy and earnings hold up.

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Anatomy of a Recession Market Outlook
AOR Update: Fast & Furious 75

AOR Update: Fast & Furious 75

In the latest Anatomy of a Recession update, Jeff and Josh trace the health of the labor market as key to taming inflation and achieving a softish landing for the economy. 

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Anatomy of a Recession Market Outlook
AOR Update: Will the Consumer Bend or Break?

AOR Update: Will the Consumer Bend or Break?

In the latest Anatomy of a Recession update, Jeff and Josh trace the health of the labor market as key to taming inflation and achieving a softish landing for the economy. 

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Anatomy of a Recession Market Outlook
AOR Update: Not Your Father's Energy Crisis

AOR Update: Not Your Father's Energy Crisis

Jeff and Josh compare the current oil price spike to the Arab oil embargo that sparked the 1973-75 recession but note that today’s economy is starting from a stronger foundation as reflected by a green signal for the Recession Risk Dashboard. Cracks are appearing, however, with commodities and credit spreads weakening to yellow during April.

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Anatomy of a Recession Market Outlook
The Long View: When Doves Cry

The Long View: When Doves Cry

Our latest Anatomy of a Recession update discusses how when even the most notable doves call out the risk of inflation, investors should take the Fed seriously.

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Anatomy of a Recession Market Outlook
AOR Update: Resilience in Wartime

AOR Update: Resilience in Wartime

While a European slowdown would be a headwind for U.S. growth, the expansion is slowing from elevated levels and recession risks remain low.

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Anatomy of a Recession Market Outlook Video
2022 Inflation Outlook: Transitory or Structural?

2022 Inflation Outlook: Transitory or Structural?

Investment Strategist Jeff Schulze, CFA, and Investment Strategy Analyst Josh Jamner, CFA, discuss the likely trajectory of inflation in 2022 and the good news for long-term equity investors in the face of rising interest rates.

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Anatomy of a Recession Market Outlook
AOR Update: Home Sick

AOR Update: Home Sick

Investment Specialists, Jeff Schulze and Josh Jamner discuss how sick workers are measured in employment data could be understating jobs and overstating wage gains, and potentially impact monetary policy.

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Anatomy of a Recession Market Outlook
The Long View: 2022 - The Year of Transition

The Long View: 2022 - The Year of Transition

We expect more volatile equity markets with more muted returns than the last two years as the macro environment undergoes a shift in terms of phase of the economic cycle, the pandemic, monetary policy and fiscal stimulus.

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Anatomy of a Recession Market Outlook
AOR Update: The Anti-Taper Tantrum

AOR Update: The Anti-Taper Tantrum

With the economy recovering, removing QE is a step toward more normal but still accommodative monetary policy ahead of eventual rate hikes.

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