Powering ESG with Data: Meet the S&P DJI ESG Scores
Explore how a powerful new data set is redefining the ESG toolkit. S&P DJI’s Mona Naqvi and RobecoSAM’s Manjit Jus discuss what’s captured by S&P DJI ESG Scores, how they work within the S&P DJI ESG Indices, and other ways investors can use this data to inform their ESG decisions.
Getting Active with Sectors
What’s the role of S&P 500® sectors in risk, pricing, and active returns? S&P DJI’s Tim Edwards joins Rebecca Chesworth of SPDR ETFs to explore how and why some investors are getting active with sectors.
Integrating ESG Values into the Core
How can market participants improve ESG performance while retaining broad market exposure without sacrificing performance? S&P DJI’s Mona Naqvi and UBS Asset Management’s Andrew Walsh discuss recent developments in Core ESG, including the S&P 500® ESG Index.
Who's Hiring in the U.S.? Getting to Know the S&P 500 LinkUp Jobs Indices
Is it possible to predict where the job market is heading? S&P DJI’s Daniel Perrone sits down with LinkUp’s President and CEO Toby Dayton to discuss how the S&P 500 LinkUp Jobs Index is changing the economic indicator landscape.
Opportunities in Equities and High-Yield Bonds
The markets have had a great start to the year, and the conditions for continued positive momentum are beginning to take shape. In this video, Dan Bastasic explains why he expects the U.S. equity market to return 12–14% for 2019, and why the high-yield bond market is likely the best place for fixed-income investors to find yield this year. He also offers his thoughts on the Canadian equity market and discusses his outlook for corporate earnings.
Investing in Quality and Long-Term Value
The last month of 2018 was a difficult one for equity investors, but for Joe Jugovic, it was a perfect opportunity to top up his positions in some of his favourite value names. In this video, he identifies key areas of the market he believes are best positioned for attractive returns in the months ahead. He also discusses his outlook for value, identifies key risk factors and explains why he believes IA Clarington Global Equity Fund continues to be an excellent choice for investor portfolios.
Market Movers: January U.S. Jobs Report
Is the narrative of a tight jobs market still the case? Jim Iuorio and Scott Martin discuss if hiring will slow in 2019 and what this means for the Fed?
Economist Perspective: Government Shutdown a Prelude to Debt-Ceiling Debate?
Why does the debt ceiling matter? Blu Putnam, CME Group Chief Economist says the economic impact from the partial government shutdown is expected to be minimal, but the markets will take notice if the debt ceiling becomes an issue.
Market Movers: Q4 Tech Earnings
FAANG Stocks: Which is the growth story to watch? Jim Iuorio, Managing Director TJM Institutional Services and Scott Martin, Chief Investment Officer of Kingsview preview Q4 tech earnings and discuss the lag effects of the unresolved trade war and its impact on this sector.
A Look Back at 2018, and Ahead to 2019
This past year was a challenging one for investors, but Clément Gignac believes opportunity lies on the other side of recent volatility. In this video, he looks back at why markets had a difficult year, and explains why he believes EAFE and emerging market equities appear poised for a strong 2019. He also identifies key risks he’ll be monitoring, and discusses why he believes a recession is unlikely in the U.S. next year.
Striking Options: Global Crude Demand and Trade Tariffs
What is China’s weak export data revealing about crude oil? Jeff Kilburg, CEO of KKM Financial and Bob Iaccino, Chief Market Strategist for Path Trading Partners discuss if crude oil is a new proxy for U.S. equities.
Market Movers: Bank Earnings (1/9/2019)
Blockbuster or Bust: Is the market scaling back its outlook on Q4 earnings season? Jim Iuorio, Managing Director TJM Institutional Services and Scott Martin, Chief Investment Officer of Kingsview Asset Management preview Q4 U.S. bank earnings and discuss if inflation and volatility impacted these reports.