2019 Midyear Outlook: Eyes Forward: Opportunities and Obstacles

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2019 Midyear Outlook

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Today’s investors face a volatile market in which neither expansionary nor recessionary trends dominate. Accordingly, our midyear theme is Eyes Forward—sticking close to long-term strategic target allocations. In the enclosed “2019 Midyear Outlook,” Wells Fargo Investment Institute details potential opportunities and obstacles that could help investors maintain a forward focus. The reports addresses issues such as:
  • The prospects for continued global economic growth
  • Where to find opportunities in global equities, fixed income, and real assets, as well as the unique role that alternatives can play
  • Five ways for investors to position for an aging bull market