The T. Rowe Price Conversations audio podcast series brings you timely discussions, insights and analysis from our investment team.
Investors should temper their expectations for equity returns amid elevated valuations and peak profit margins, but several positive trends could support further market gains.
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For the first time since the global financial crisis, the U.S., Europe, and China are on a solid growth path with improving employment trends, but the pace of growth is expected to slow in 2018.
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Several structural factors for international markets are likely to remain supportive, but these developments are already priced into markets and valuations generally remain above average. Investors should expect more volatility in 2018.
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Technology innovation is driving an accelerated rate of change, and the biggest winners have catapulted to unprecedented value. These trends are likely to continue, providing many attractive opportunities for investors.
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Fixed income strategies were successful in 2017 but fixed income investors should expect a more challenging year in 2018 as interest rates rise and central banks begin withdrawing liquidity.
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With historically low interest rates expected to persist, dividend growth investing remains an attractive strategy, according to Tom Huber, manager of the T. Rowe Price Dividend Growth Fund.
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With the Federal Reserve normalizing U.S. interest rates, active management and global diversification are becoming more important for fixed income investors, says Chris Dillon, a T. Rowe Price global fixed income portfolio specialist.
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Although small cap indices have been hitting record highs, the outlook remains favorable, says David Wagner, manager of the T. Rowe Price Small-Cap Value Fund.
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Larry Puglia, U.S. equity portfolio manager, discusses how the fundamental environment for equity investing could remain favorable, but uncertainty over President Donald J. Trump's policies poses risks.
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Gonzalo Pángaro, emerging markets equity portfolio manager, discusses how rising U.S. interest rates are a headwind for emerging markets, but investors may do well if rates rise at a gradual pace and inflation remains moderate.
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