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Taking Stock Of Our 2019 Views

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by: Elga Bartsch
Summary

We identified the protectionist push as a key market driver this year but we did not foresee the massive move down in global yields.

We see growth stabilizing and gradually picking up over the next 6 to 12 months thanks in part to loose financial conditions.

Markets will focus on fresh U.S. manufacturing and jobs data for signs that the worst of the economic slowdown is behind us.

This post originally appeared on the BlackRock Blog.