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The Perspectives Podcast

We go beyond the headlines to examine the forces that are changing our world—and their impact on our lives.

Outlook 2019

Episode Length 22:31

Where are the markets and economy headed? And will there be new opportunities for investors? In this special Outlook podcast, our hosts explore where we've been and where we're going—and what it could mean for your financial life.

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A World Apart

Episode Length 18:41

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In many respects the U.S. economy is in the best shape it's been in years—so why is the rest of the world slowing down?  We take a trip around the world to look for answers, and also explore global trends that could offer promising opportunities.

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Bulls, Bears and Volatility

Episode Length 17:14

digital bear and bull

Markets often go through periods when they zoom up and down. But does this volatility mean a bear market is on the way, and what’s the best way for investors to react? In “Bulls, Bears and Volatility,” our hosts explain what it means for all of us.

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The Price of Money

Episode Length 19:29

Back in 2016, interest rates were at their lowest level in 5,000 years. But in the past couple of years they've gradually begun to rise. What does this mean for the markets, the economy and your financial life?

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Growth Town, U.S.A.

Episode Length 17:29

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What's driving the growth of the U.S. economy, and can it keep going? We look at cities reinventing themselves across America to explore the innovative, entrepreneurial spirit of the country—and what it could mean for your financial future.

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Good Tech, Bad Tech

Episode Length 20:57

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We've got robots making us coffee, but are we better off? From automation to longer lives, we look at how technology is changing daily life—and the economy—for good and bad.

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Christopher M. Hyzy

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Chief Investment Officer 
Merrill Lynch and U.S. Trust



Michael Hartnett

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Chief Investment Strategist
BofA Merrill Lynch
Global Research 


Candace Browning

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Head of BofA
Merrill Lynch Global Research 


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