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Want to get smarter about investing? Then learn from the pros. The Capital Ideas podcast brings you the best thinking from Capital Group, one of the world’s leading investment firms. Prepare to be engaged, enlightened and entertained as host Matt Miller gets to the crux of today’s most compelling investment stories.

Want to get smarter about investing? Then learn from the pros. The Capital Ideas podcast brings you the best thinking from Capital Group, one of the world’s leading investment firms. Prepare to be engaged, enlightened and entertained as host Matt Miller gets to the crux of today’s most compelling investment stories.
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Want to get smarter about investing? Then learn from the pros. The Capital Ideas podcast brings you the best thinking from Capital Group, one of the world’s leading investment firms. Prepare to be engaged, enlightened and entertained as host Matt Miller gets to the crux of today’s most compelling investment stories.

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The big-picture outlook for small-cap stocks

9/21/2018
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Small-capitalization stocks have been on a roll in 2018. Who better to offer his perspective on this development than portfolio manager/investment analyst Greg Wendt, who has spent his entire career researching and investing in small-cap companies? A 30-year veteran of Capital Group, Greg offers his thoughts on this underappreciated asset class and shares engaging stories of his encounters with well-known leaders from the business world as well as the political stage. Greg Wendt has 30...

Duration:00:37:35

3 views on today’s markets

9/7/2018
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This episode features a diverse sampling of perspectives from three Capital Group investment professionals. Economist Jared Franz shares his outlook for the global economy. Equity investment analyst Jeff Garcia spotlights opportunities in today’s emerging markets, especially Latin America. And fixed income portfolio manager Shannon Ward discusses the high-yield bond market. Jared Franz is an economist at Capital Group. He covers the U.S. and Latin America. Jared joined Capital Group in...

Duration:00:34:43

Predicting the markets with Ed Yardeni

8/24/2018
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Economist and investment strategist Ed Yardeni discusses his new book, Predicting the Markets: A Professional Autobiography, and offers his thoughts on why the nine-year-long bull market in U.S. equities can continue. Listen to hear his straightforward rationale. Dr. Ed Yardeni is the president of Yardeni Research, Inc., a provider of global investment strategy and asset allocation recommendations. He previously served as chief investment strategist of Oak Associates, Prudential Equity...

Duration:00:38:00

Income investing in a rising-rate environment

8/10/2018
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Capital Group portfolio manager Jim Lovelace discusses the importance of investing in conservative, dividend-paying stocks at a time when high-flying, growth-oriented stocks are commanding the spotlight. Jim offers his constructive view against a backdrop of rising U.S. interest rates and deteriorating global trade relations. Your host Matt Miller is the policy and communications advisor for Capital Group. An author and former Washington Post columnist, Matt was co-host of the public radio...

Duration:00:33:53

2018 Midyear Outlook

7/27/2018
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This episode features Capital Group’s 2018 Midyear Outlook. Three seasoned investment professionals offer a status report on the financial markets — both equity and fixed income — and the global economy at midyear. Want continuing education credit? Financial professionals (CFP* and CIMA) can take the quiz after listening. Note: You’ll be directed to AssetTV.com. Just click the gold CE Quiz logo to take the quiz. *CFP credit available only in the U.S. Panelists: Mike Gitlin is head of...

Duration:00:52:03

The best of Capital Ideas

7/13/2018
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Whether you’re a regular listener or tuning in for the first time, this episode may be just your cup of tea. We’ve compiled the most memorable moments and astute investment insights from our impressive lineup of guests over the past year and a half. There’s something here for everybody. Do you like: Regulars, enjoy the trip down Memory Lane. First-timers, be advised — listen and you might get hooked. Matt Miller is a political economist and corporate affairs advisor at Capital Group and...

Duration:00:45:42

Lessons learned from 45 years of investing

6/29/2018
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Capital Group portfolio manager Claudia Huntington reflects on a long career primarily dedicated to U.S. equity investing. In a wide-ranging interview, Claudia discusses her fundamental investment approach, lessons she learned along the way and her cautious outlook on the current equity-market environment. Your host Matt Miller is the policy and communications advisor for Capital Group. An author and former Washington Post columnist, Matt was co-host of the public radio program Left, Right...

Duration:00:46:10

A.I.: Learn the pros and cons

6/12/2018
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What is artificial intelligence? Would we know it if we could see it? Professor and author Hod Lipson offers startling insight into the impact A.I. is already having on our lives and where it’s likely to lead us in the not-distant future. Should our worst fears about A.I. overshadow its potential upside? Humans of all stripes — and investors, in particular — will want to listen and find out. Hod Lipson is a professor of mechanical engineering and data science at Columbia University and...

Duration:00:33:02

Investing in Flight

6/1/2018
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Capital Group aerospace and defense analyst Todd Saligman discusses his positive outlook for the fast-growing commercial aircraft industry, the fierce competition between Airbus and Boeing and the favorable impact of sharply higher U.S. defense spending. Your host Matt Miller is the policy and communications advisor for Capital Group. An author and former Washington Post columnist, Matt was co-host of the public radio program Left, Right & Center. Todd Saligman has nine years of investment...

Duration:00:35:44

It’s politics

5/18/2018
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In this episode, we turn the tables on host Matt Miller and pick his brain on a subject near and dear to his heart: the U.S. political scene. Shifting trade policy with China, upcoming midterm elections, regulatory probes into tech-company practices — as long as it’s happening on Capitol Hill (and relevant to Capital Group investors) nothing’s off the table. Matt Miller is a political economist for Capital Group and regular host of the Capital Ideas podcast. An author and former Washington...

Duration:00:30:56

Bracing for higher U.S. inflation and interest rates

5/3/2018
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The return of inflation has rattled financial markets this year. As U.S. interest rates move higher, investors are looking for clues about how rising consumer prices may influence U.S. monetary policy. In this podcast, fixed income portfolio manager Ritchie Tuazon sheds some light on the issue by sharing his outlook for inflation and rates with Capital Group senior writer Dan Indiviglio. Tuazon has 18 years of investment industry experience, including 7 years with Capital Group. Before...

Duration:00:29:34

Media's Blurred Lines

4/20/2018
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Media analyst Brad Barrett has made a career of following both entertainment’s traditional players (Disney, Fox, Time Warner) and its digital newcomers (Facebook, Google, Netflix). So, whether the topic is cable/satellite vs. online distribution, linear vs. streaming service or cord cutting vs. keeping cable, Barrett holds the remote. Your host Matt Miller is the policy and communications advisor for Capital Group. An author and former Washington Post columnist, Miller was co-host of the...

Duration:00:34:53

Will the Declining Dollar Continue Its Descent?

4/6/2018
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Currency movements had a big impact on investment returns in 2017, especially as the U.S. dollar weakened throughout the year. Will that powerful trend continue? In this podcast, Capital Group currency analyst Jens Søndergaard offers his view on where the dollar may be headed in 2018, relative to the euro, the yen and other major currencies, as well as the key investment implications. Your host Matt Miller is the policy and communications advisor for Capital Group. An author and former...

Duration:00:28:49

How Can Investors Prepare for 2018 U.S. Tax Reforms?

3/23/2018
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Capital Group senior counsel Jason Bortz has a lot of experience analyzing the U.S. tax code in his 20-plus years practicing law. In this podcast, Bortz digs into the specifics of 2018 tax reform and discusses what changes for investors, and what stays the same. Your host Matt Miller is the policy and communications advisor for Capital Group. An author and former Washington Post columnist, Matt was co-host of the public radio program Left, Right & Center. Do you have any topics for Capital...

Duration:00:22:32

U.S.-China Trade: Tensions Rising

3/12/2018
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Capital Group portfolio manager Steve Watson, a long-time investor in Chinese equities, shares his views on U.S.-China trade relations just as tensions appear to be boiling over. Will aggressive talk about import tariffs become a reality? And, if so, what are the investment implications? Steve sheds light on these pressing issues as the U.S. seeks to forge a new relationship with one of its biggest trading partners. Your host Matt Miller is the policy and communications advisor for Capital...

Duration:00:35:14

Energy and the New Geopolitics

3/9/2018
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The U.S.’s recent surge in domestic oil and gas supply has profound implications for the longstanding geopolitical power structure. In her new book, Windfall: How the New Energy Abundance Upends Global Politics and Strengthens America's Power, Harvard International Affairs professor Meghan O’Sullivan details the ripple effect already at play across the globe, proving just how intertwined energy markets and foreign policy can be. Your host Matt Miller is the policy and communications...

Duration:00:37:00

Fixed Income in Today's Volatile Climate

2/23/2018
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In this conversation, Capital Group’s head of fixed income, Mike Gitlin, addresses the recent market volatility and its root causes. He also reveals what key roles fixed income should play in an investor’s portfolio and what it means to upgrade a portfolio’s bond funds to “true core.” This conversation was recorded February 8, 2018. Mike has 24 years of investment industry experience and joined Capital Group in 2015. Before joining Capital, Mike was the head of fixed income and global head...

Duration:00:20:41

Tim Armour on Market Volatility

2/9/2018
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Capital Group chairman and chief executive officer Tim Armour discusses the sudden return of volatility to the markets and provides helpful context for advisors and investors. Your host Matt Miller is the policy and communications advisor for Capital Group. An author and former Washington Post columnist, Matt was co-host of the public radio program Left, Right & Center. Do you have any topics for Capital Ideas? Please contact our editorial team at CapitalIdeas@capgroup.com.

Duration:00:17:49

Michael Kitces: How Advisors Can Find Their Niche Online

1/26/2018
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As an advisor and industry trendspotter, Michael Kitces and his Nerd’s Eye View blog are required reading for many financial advisors. In turn, Kitces devotes much of his time generating free content for the blog, which has become central to his strategy and to his other advisor-related businesses. In this podcast, Kitces discusses how content can pull in new business for advisors. He also gives practical tips for advisors to get started, even if they’re not comfortable writing. Your host...

Duration:00:27:07

The Outlook for International Equities

1/12/2018
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Capital Group portfolio manager Carl Kawaja has spent three decades traveling the world to uncover compelling investment opportunities. In this podcast, Carl shares his optimistic outlook for non-U.S. equities and explains the key drivers to a sustained rally. Your host Matt Miller is the policy and communications advisor for Capital Group. An author and former Washington Post columnist, Matt was co-host of the public radio program Left, Right & Center. Do you have any topics for Capital...

Duration:00:42:24