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Brian Singer, head of William Blair’s Dynamic Allocation Strategies team, told Investment Week that President-Elect Donald Trump’s infrastructure policy will be difficult to achieve because of U.S. regulations and government structure.
Todd McClone, who manages the Emerging Markets Growth strategy, discusses opportunities in emerging markets with Citywire.
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.

William Blair has received the highest ranking from the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) for the quality of our approach to stewardship.