Investment Outlook

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A Strong Equity Rally, Then a Wobble

Sentiment-driven rallies can be powerful, but we do not yet see enough supports to sustain recent equity market gains.

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Where’s the Risk (Premium)?

When valuations reflect good news, risk is generally skewed to the downside. Investors beware: There is no shortage of good news in today’s market.

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While the Lions Retreat, Hyenas Remain at Bay

Recent events suggest the Fed has satisfied its appetite for delivering market-upsetting news—yet plenty of “hyenas” remain.

Fixed Income Perspectives - Counting the Days Until December

November 20, 2017

We've held short duration much of the year to buffer gradually rising rates, and are staying short into year-end. We are tactically increasing investment-grade and high-yield corporate credit risk. We remain positive on securitized assets, preferring CLOs and CMBS, and are slightly overweight select emerging markets.

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Voya Multi-Asset Perspectives - Watching the Central Banks

November 8, 2017

We think policy will drive markets going forward, and focus on assets that are geared to growth. Global equities look most attractive under current conditions. We maintain our emerging market and U.S. small-cap positions, and continue to rotate our equity position toward Japan.

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Fixed Income Perspectives - Proceeding with Caution

October 19, 2017

The global economy looks healthy yet uncertainty persists: geopolitical risk from North Korea, tax reform in Washington, naming a successor to Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen and the European Central Bank's rollback of QE. We view these uncertainties as reasons to pull back risk despite strong market fundamentals.

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