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Pro-business initiatives could benefit  U.S. small- and mid-cap stocks, Robert Lanphier and Dan Crowe said recently when speaking with Citywire and Investment Europe.
Edouard Senechal and Brian Singer propose an analytical framework to measure investment opportunities and allocate risk across time in the Journal of Investment Strategies.
Institutional Investor included William Blair as one of the “Top Global Investment Managers” in its ranking of transaction costs. 
Developed markets are experiencing increasing political turmoil while emerging markets are seeing, broadly speaking, a more favorable political environment.
While most Fed watchers are focused on the federal funds rate, a more interesting topic may be the so-called FedTrade, which is keeping certain agency mortgage-backed securities’ risk spreads at artificially low levels. But what happens when the Fed stops?
Brian Singer discusses the key factors driving steady oil prices in a Wall Street Journal podcast.

The threat posed by global populism is the biggest macro risk facing investors, says William Blair’s Tom Clarke.