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COVID-19 is impacting societies and markets around the world. The below insights from Neuberger Berman thought leaders and senior investment professionals aim to provide guidance and useful knowledge, in real time, to help investors navigate through this uncertain period.
Webinar | Venturing Out: AAC Outlook 3Q2020
Listen to Joe Amato, Erik Knutzen, Brad Tank and Tony Tutrone, as they discuss short-term and long-term views of the bear, base and bull case scenarios for the COVID-19 crisis View Replay
Videos: Markets Unscripted
“The World’s Factory” Reopens
(5:32) Just as Chinese manufacturers are coming back online, the rest of the global economy is still struggling to contain the outbreak. With overseas demand for Chinese manufactured goods weakening, where does demand come from? How might this affect China’s economy?
PE Investing at Market Inflections
(5:34) Faced with the uncertainties of the COVID-19 crisis and demands for portfolio rebalancing, investors may be tempted to cut their private equity programs or re-think plans to expand them. In this short video interview, John Buser, Executive Vice Chairman—NB Alternatives, looks back to the dotcom era and the Great Financial Crisis to explain why he thinks they should stay the course
Insights
Vulnerability to Default in Emerging Markets
While emerging markets sovereign defaults are at levels not seen since 2001 this year, rapid policy responses are helping to avoid the worst—furthermore, we believe the corporate default rate for 2020 could be lower than in 2009 or even 2016.
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Fixed Income Investment Outlook 3Q 2020: The Changing Path to Credit Opportunities
Sector and security selection will likely be the focus of potential fixed income returns from here.
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Webinars
Venturing Out: AAC Outlook 3Q2020
On July 22, Joe Amato, Erik Knutzen, Brad Tank and Tony Tutrone discussed each of their views based on 3Q2020 AAC Outlook in more detail, as well as their short-term and long-term views of the bear, base and bull case scenarios for the COVID-19 crisis initially outlined in the 2Q2020 Outlook and Investment Playbook.
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The Pandemic and Politics
On July 14, Neuberger Berman’s Joseph V. Amato, President and Chief Investment Officer, Equities, talks with political scientist Sam Potolicchio, PhD, President, Preparing Global Leaders Forum, about factors that could influence the 2020 election and the political landscape going forward
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Commentaries
COVID -19 Update: Latin American Surge; U.S. Struggles to Regain Control
Latin America cases are surging, and could possibly overtake those in the United States. However, the U.S. may need more decisive action with time running out to regain control of the outbreak before fall.
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Second Wave or Lingering Virus?
Is this a second wave or a virus that may linger for the foreseeable future? In our view, the latter seems most likely, but we are now better prepared for the fight
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