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From London, Brandywine Global Managers See Increased Risk From China

At a recent Legg Mason conference in London to discuss prospects for the often unpredictable global financial markets, portfolio managers from its...

Jun 16, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Emerging Markets Gaining Appeal for Returns and Diversification - But Countries Matter

With U.S. equities at historic highs and many fixed income yields close to zero, many investors are looking abroad for better returns. One area of...

Jun 09, 2015, 08:00 ET

Legg Mason Reports Assets Under Management and Flows For May 2015

 Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) reported preliminary assets under management of $706.8 billion as of May 31, 2015.  This month's AUM...

Jun 02, 2015, 14:01 ET

Path To Normalization Remains Long, But U.S. Treasury Bonds Grow More Attractive

Despite subpar growth and the possibility of postponed U.S. Federal Reserve rate hikes, 30-year U.S. Treasury bonds have sold off sharply recently....

Jun 02, 2015, 08:00 ET

Legg Mason Announces Joseph A. Sullivan, Chairman & CEO, To Speak At Morgan Stanley Financials Conference

Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) today announced that Joseph A. Sullivan, Chairman & CEO is scheduled to speak at the Morgan Stanley Financials...

May 12, 2015, 08:00 ET

Legg Mason Reports Assets Under Management and Flows For April 2015

 Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) reported preliminary assets under management of $706.8 billion as of April 30, 2015.  This month's AUM...

May 07, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Large-Cap Stocks: Weathering The Strong Dollar

 In a video presentation discussing the impact of the strong U.S. dollar on large-cap companies, ClearBridge Investments portfolio manager...

May 01, 2015, 06:59 ET

Legg Mason Reports Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Fiscal Year-End 2015 Results

 Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) today reported its operating results for the fourth fiscal quarter and fiscal year-ended March 31,...

Apr 29, 2015, 10:00 ET

Brandywine Global Sees Opportunity In European High Yield

 With interest rates at or near historical lows worldwide, fixed income investors want alternatives to lower-than-low return government bonds....

Apr 22, 2015, 10:00 ET

Permal Chief Investment Strategist Forecasts Beneficial Climate For Long-Term Investors

 According to market watcher Isaac R. Souede, Chairman and Chief Investment Strategist of Legg Mason affiliate Permal Group, in his Second...

Apr 17, 2015, 08:00 ET

Legg Mason Hosting Conference Call To Discuss Fiscal Fourth Quarter And Year End 2015 Results

Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) will announce operating results for its fiscal fourth quarter 2015 ended March 31, 2015 on Friday, May 1, 2015, in a...

Apr 13, 2015, 07:55 ET

Legg Mason Reports Assets Under Management and Flows For March 2015

 Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) reported preliminary assets under management of $702.7 billion as of March 31, 2015. This month's AUM included...

Apr 10, 2015, 10:30 ET

Legg Mason's Scholars Choice® College Savings Program Ranked #1 again for the 5-year period

 Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) announced today that its Scholars Choice College Savings Program has once again been named the #1 performing...

Apr 09, 2015, 11:00 ET

Brandywine Global Quantitative Equity Models Fortell Opportunity

 The quantitative model behind the Legg Mason BW Dynamic Large Cap Value Fund, managed by affiliate Brandywine Global, suggests that equity...

Apr 07, 2015, 08:30 ET
Western Asset Believes Shifts in Oil Supply Will Reshape Energy Market As the cartel loses control, investors face an altered landscape

Western Asset Announces Preliminary Plan For Money Market Fund Offerings

 Western Asset Management, an affiliate of Legg Mason, today announced preliminary recommendations for its money market mutual fund product...

Apr 02, 2015, 10:00 ET

Western Asset Sub-Advises Collective Investment Fund

 Legg Mason, Inc. today announced the launch of the Hands Benefit & Trust Long Duration Credit Collective Investment Fund (CIF) which is...

Apr 01, 2015, 11:30 ET

Legg Mason Announces 2015 Lipper Fund Winners

Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) announced today that the ClearBridge Aggressive Growth Fund and the Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund have won 2015...

Mar 31, 2015, 11:00 ET
Western Asset Believes Shifts in Oil Supply Will Reshape Energy Market As the cartel loses control, investors face an altered landscape

Western Asset 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...