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Dimming Growth Does Not Mean A Recession is Near

The good news: While we see economic growth moderating in 2019, we aren’t invoking the “R” word just yet. But keep in mind, risks persist. Expect rising rates, slower growth, and trade-induced price pressures to hinder traditional portfolios.

How Economic Cues May Impact the Markets

Rising Rates

May Impact Asset Valuations Across Markets

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The Federal Reserve projects a higher median fed funds rate by mid-2019.1

Slower Growth

May Stifle Equity Upside Late in the Cycle

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By the end of 2019, GDP is forecast to moderate off its accelerated 2018 clip.2

Trade Wars

May Push Prices Higher, Limiting Investment Growth

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Price inflation is markedly higher than just two years ago as trade tensions rise.3
Resource Growth Lines

Looking at Risk-adjusted Returns to Define Value*

Bloomberg. Bloomberg mREIT Index (Mortgage REITs), Bloomberg Apartment REIT Index (Apartment), Bloomberg Industrial REIT Index (Industrial), Bloomberg REIT Regional Mall Index (Mall), Bloomberg Office REIT Index (Office). 12/31/17-12/31/18.

2019 Real Estate Outlook

Investors may forget that real estate has historically been a sound investment as market cycles end. In today’s environment, real estate’s supply-demand fundamentals support growth potential while helping mitigate looming market risks. You just have to know where to look.

2018 Fixed-income Performance

Bloomberg. S&P LSTA Leveraged Loan Total Return Index (Senior Secured Loans), Barclays U.S. Aggregate Total Return Value Index (U.S. Corporate Bonds). 1/1/18-12/31/18.

2019 Credit Outlook

If Fed projections prove more accurate than market expectations, we could see higher interest rates through at least mid-2019. A carbon copy of 2018 would again turn the lights out on investment-grade bonds. See how to position fixed income to help solve for these risks.

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