Insights and Outlook


U S dollar faces another challenging year

The U.S. dollar had a rough year in 2017, falling in value against every currency from the “Group of Ten” industrialized countries. What’s the potential for 2018?

2018 Global Economic and Market Outlook

The Ivy investment team’s views on the global economic landscape and investment themes for 2018.

Drawing down the Federal Reserve balance sheet - what does it mean?

As the Federal Reserve begins the process for reducing its balance sheet balance, find answers to how this may - or may not - affect you and your investments.

Oil supply picture clouded by global uncertainties

Recent arrests in Saudi Arabia that included members of the royal household are only one aspect of the unpredictable factors facing the oil market in 2018.

A change at the Fed - What could it mean?

Breaking with a tradition dating to 1979, President Donald Trump chose not to re-appoint Janet Yellen as Federal Reserve Chair, instead announcing that Jerome H. Powell will assume control of the Fed in February 2018, if confirmed by the senate. Yellen was the first woman to lead the 100-year-old