Key Themes and Investor Takeaways

We think the investment environment over the next 6-12 months will be defined by

a few key themes:

Where are we in the economic cycle?

- A deterioration in profit margin will signal the cycle’s turn

- Productivity will relieve pressure on profit margins and the Fed

- International markets are becoming less attractive

How can investors lean into a volatile market?

- Building income

- Further diversification

Private markets: bubble or opportunity?

- Why has capital flowed to private markets?

- What are the risks?

- Investing in private markets

What keeps us up at night?

Learn more about New York Life Investments’ Multi-Asset Solutions team, our investment process, and our partnerships on pages 25-26.

Based on our views, we believe the following takeaways are key for investors:


Find out more in our full outlook or learn more about New York Life Investments.  

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