Asset Allocation

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Highland’s perspective on the market along with our house views on asset allocation.

  • Asset Allocation | January 2024

    Our 2024 outlook is a natural follow-up to our 2023 outlook, which, as some readers will recall, was “Lots of Stuff May or May not Happen in 2023.” At the risk of appearing immodest, our 2023 outlook wasn’t just correct, it was spot-on, dead-bang, on-the-money correct, as lots of stuff did indeed happen in 2023…

  • Asset Allocation | December 2023

    As we close in on year-end, there are concerns that the U.S. economy will slip into recession in the new year, and even though inflation remains well above the Federal Open Market Committee’s (FOMC) 2.0% target rate, the committee finds itself trying to push back against market expectations of aggressive Fed funds rate cuts.

  • Asset Allocation | November 2023

    On October 26, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released their initial estimate of Q3 GDP, which showed real GDP grew at an annual rate of 4.9% during the quarter, with consumer spending, government spending, and a faster pace of nonfarm business inventory accumulation the main drivers of growth.

  • Asset Allocation | October 2023

    What Goes Up Must Come Down … At Least Part of the Way

  • Asset Allocation | September 2023

    The U.S. economy is a) shifting into a faster rate of growth; b) gently easing into a soft landing; or c) on the road to recession