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Western Asset Believes Shifts in Oil Supply Will Reshape Energy Market As the cartel loses control, investors face an altered landscape

Western Asset CIO Optimistic About Global Growth Prospects

In his quarterly market outlook webcast, Western Asset Management Chief Investment Officer Ken Leech observed that global economic growth is...

Mar 25, 2015, 10:00 ET

In an Unprecedented Market, Today's Value Is Tomorrow's Return

 As the US economy continues to improve and the Federal Reserve slowly unwinds its policy of quantitative easing (QE), savvy investors will be...

Mar 20, 2015, 10:00 ET

Near-Term Economic Forecast Maintains Current Momentum

 Steady forward momentum and a lack of inflationary pressure are keeping a lid on volatility in US markets, according to noted financial...

Mar 18, 2015, 10:00 ET
Western Asset Believes Shifts in Oil Supply Will Reshape Energy Market As the cartel loses control, investors face an altered landscape

Western Asset Believes Shifts in Oil Supply Will Reshape Energy Market

 The dramatic decline in oil prices over the past six months is unlikely to reverse itself for the foreseeable future, and indicates that OPEC...

Mar 13, 2015, 10:00 ET

New Regulations Set To Impact U.S. Money Market Funds According to Western Asset Management

 In today's complex financial markets, even the way investors manage their cash is changing, fast. So warns Western Asset Management, an...

Mar 11, 2015, 08:59 ET

Legg Mason Appoints Ursula Schliessler As Chief Administrative Officer

 Legg Mason Inc. (NYSE: LM) today announced the appointment of Ursula Schliessler as its Chief Administrative Officer, replacing Jennifer...

Mar 10, 2015, 07:55 ET

Legg Mason Reports Assets Under Management and Flows For February 2015

Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) reported preliminary assets under management of $711.0 billion as of February 28, 2015.  This month's AUM included...

Mar 09, 2015, 10:30 ET
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U.S. Investors Need $2.5 Million For Retirement

 According to a recent Legg Mason survey, U.S. investors said they will need an average of $2.5 million in retirement to enjoy the quality of...

Mar 03, 2015, 09:30 ET

To Western Asset CIO, Uncertainty Is The Chief Bond Market Theme

 In a market commentary white paper issued by Western Asset Management, CIO Ken Leech sees a common thread binding global fixed income markets:...

Mar 02, 2015, 10:00 ET

Legg Mason Announces Joseph A. Sullivan, Chairman & CEO, To Speak At Citi Asset Management, Broker Dealer & Exchanges Conference

 Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) today announced that Joseph A. Sullivan, Chairman & CEO is scheduled to speak at Citi's 2015 Asset Management,...

Feb 23, 2015, 09:00 ET

Legg Mason Affiliates Offer Prescriptions For Sparking Global Economic Growth

With the global economy sluggish and the inflation outlook subdued, many are wondering, "What will it take to jump-start global growth?" Legg...

Feb 18, 2015, 08:00 ET

Legg Mason Announces Hire Of Seasoned ETF Professionals

 Legg Mason Inc., (NYSE: LM), today announced that the firm has hired Rick Genoni and Brandon Clark to lead the firm's strategy in the ETF...

Feb 12, 2015, 12:00 ET

Brandywine Global Considers Energy Cost Declines A Broad Blessing For Worldwide Economies

 The global collapse of energy prices has analysts everywhere grasping for answers. No one is certain why prices fell so quickly –...

Feb 11, 2015, 14:21 ET

U.S. Investors Call U.S. Equities Best Opportunity For 2015, Maintaining Or Increasing Equity Allocation

According to the 2015 Legg Mason Global Investor Survey, 85% of 458 affluent U.S. investors surveyed said U.S. equities "offer the best...

Feb 10, 2015, 07:57 ET

Legg Mason Reports Assets Under Management and Flows For January 2015

Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) reported preliminary assets under management of $705.7 billion as of January 31, 2015.  This month's AUM included...

Feb 04, 2015, 16:30 ET

Pete Nachtwey, Chief Financial Officer, To Present At 16th Annual Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum

Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) today announced that Pete Nachtwey, its Chief Financial Officer, is scheduled to speak at the Credit Suisse Financial...

Jan 30, 2015, 06:57 ET

Legg Mason Reports Results For Third Fiscal Quarter 2015

Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) today reported its operating results for the third fiscal quarter ended December 31,...

Jan 28, 2015, 09:30 ET

Morningstar's 2014 U.S. Fixed-Income Fund Manager of the Year Winner Seeks Enhanced Returns Beyond U.S. Treasuries

After leading the Western Asset Management Core and Core Plus team to a top honor from Morningstar, Inc., Chief Investment Officer Ken Leech and...

Jan 26, 2015, 10:00 ET
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ClearBridge Investments Co-CIO Lauds "Golden Age Of Dividends"

 In an AssetTV Masterclass on the market outlook for 2015, Hersh Cohen, the co-chief investment officer and a portfolio manager at ClearBridge...

Jan 22, 2015, 10:00 ET
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Western Asset's Ken Leech Believes a Global Viewpoint Will Be Critical to Understanding Fixed Income Markets in 2015

 Ken Leech, Chief Investment Officer of Western Asset, said that viewing fixed-income markets through a global lens was the key to...