At the midyear point, answers to some of 2017’s burning questions about the global economic recovery and financial markets are coming into focus. Capital Group portfolio managers Jody Jonsson and David Hoag and economist Darrell Spence join host Matt Miller for a lively exchange of ideas with profound implications for investors
Municipal bonds provide financing for hospitals, roads, schools and many other public projects we all know and utilize, yet many investors are unfamiliar with the inner workings of this nearly $4 trillion market. In this podcast, Capital Group portfolio managers Karl Zeile and Chad Rach explain how the U.S. tax-exempt municipal market works and offer their view on how it might be affected by government reform efforts.
Is there a future for Britain beyond Brexit? Portfolio manager Jonathan Knowles will have you convinced there is. This Singapore-based, 25-year industry veteran covers the investment implications of nationalism in Europe, internet advances in China, headwinds in the emerging markets and technological disruption just about everywhere.
China’s economy remains one of the fastest growing in the world, despite a pronounced slowdown in recent years. Exactly how fast is it growing? What are the long-term implications for investors? We explore these questions and others with Capital Group’s most experienced China-watchers, economist Stephen Green and China affairs specialist Andrew Dougherty.
Technology has so accelerated the pace of innovation that ideas quickly go from invention to widespread adoption. What’s driving this rapid change, and what are the implications for the global economy? Mark Casey has grappled with these questions for 17 years as an equity portfolio manager who covers U.S. internet companies from Capital Group’s San Francisco office.
Today’s geopolitical stakes couldn’t be higher. Political disruption in the U.S. and Great Britain now may be extending to Europe. And China is asserting its new economic might in ways that have strained relations with the U.S. and others. Here to help make sense of it all — including implications for investors — is political economist Michael Thawley, a 10-year veteran of Capital Group with more than 30 years’ experience in international diplomacy.
Global investing has experienced a subtle but defining shift in recent years, and Capital Group portfolio manager Rob Lovelace has been watching it like a hawk. This “new geography” has given rise to what he calls a new breed of company — one whose business model is probably more resilient as our global trade infrastructure changes. In this episode, Rob explains how these dynamics have shaped his approach to investing and shares formative stories from his 31-year career.