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Weekly Market Report – 7/11/2014

commentary 5 pages
Weekly Market Report – 7/3/2014

commentary 5 pages
Weekly Market Report – 6/20/2014 Quarterly Forecast

commentary 6 pages
Weekly Market Report – 6/13/2014

commentary 5 pages

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Title/Description Format Length Client Ready CE Credits
SSgA Global Credit Market Outlook - July 2013

commentary 2 pages
SSgA Global Credit Market Outlook - June 2013

Learn more about the shift in sentiment, driven by concerns that the Federal Reserve could begin to “taper” its asset purchase program earlier than anticipated, and its effect on every asset class.

commentary 2 pages

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Title/Description Format Length Client Ready CE Credits
Quarterly Forecast - Fourth Quarter 2013

Explore the forecast for developed and emerging markets in the fourth quarter including inflation, monetary policy and delayed tapering.

commentary 9 pages
Long-Term Asset Class Forecasts: Second Quarter 2013

article 6 pages
Quarterly Forecast - Third Quarter 2013

Explore the economic outlook for the third quarter including global growth slowing progressively over the last two years, moderating headline inflation, and the major central banks remaining extremely conservative.

commentary 9 pages
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Winners, Losers and Everything in Between

In his monthly column David Mazza, Head of Research for SPDR ETFs and SSgA Funds, discusses ETF flows in June and what that means for investors.

article 3 pages
2014 Midyear ETF and Investment Outlook: Finding the Hidden Opportunities

Explore the 2014 ETF and investment industry highlights including what's next, along with the investment overview and outlook for the remainder of the year.

article 5 pages
Uncommon Sense: Focus on the Folly of the Many, Not the Few

In his new bi-monthly column Mike Arone, Chief Investment Strategist for State Street Global Advisors US Intermediary Business Group, takes a look at lessons learned from the past decade and a half of market rationality and irrationality.

article 3 pages
Gold Investor - Risk Management and Capital Preservation

Learn more about how gold may potentially improve alternative asset performance and the role it can play in your alternative investment strategies.

article 32 pages
Investing in the American Competitive Renaissance in 2014

Explore the current trends in the US economy including where investors are putting their money to work in 2014.

article 2 pages
Following the Flows: Winners, Losers and Everything in Between

Join David Mazza as he discusses what ETF Flows tell us about where investors are putting their money and what that means from an economic and market perspective.

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Following the Flows: Winners, Losers and Everything in Between

Explore what ETF flows tell us in March, including what's happening in emerging markets and what's next.

article 3 pages
What Does US Interest Rate Normalization Mean?

Recent comments by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke have led to increasing anxiety among investors about a sustained rise in bond yields. Learn more about the natural rate of interest and its implication on investors.

article 9 pages
2014 ETF & Investment Outlook: Let’s Get this Show on the Road

Explore the 2014 ETF and investment outlook including 2013 trends, investment overview, potential 2014 market scenarios and actionable SPDR® ETF best ideas for the first half of 2014.

article 7 pages
What's Yellen Got to Do With It?

Explore the potential effects of President Obama’s decision to nominate Janet Yellen to succeed Ben Bernanke as the Chairman of the Federal Reserve.

article 3 pages
Why Commodities, Just like Real Estate, Deserve a Place in a Diversified Portfolio

Explore the reasons why even in an environment where interest rates are trending upward, REITs and Commodities continue to have a place in a diversified investment strategy.

article 8 pages
Asset Price Inflation, Monetary Policy and the Impact on Asset Allocation

Learn more about the relationships between asset price inflation, monetary policy and asset allocation and the hypothesis that extended periods of ultra-loose monetary policy can lead to unhealthy credit expansions and asset inflation.

article 6 pages
ETF Industry Guide

Review key fund data, including net assets and average share volume, for all US-listed ETFs.

article 46 pages

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