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Nov 20, 2014, 12:04 ET

U.S. Economic Growth Moderate Yet Steady As Global Growth And Inflation Downshift

In a Market Commentary issued by Western Asset Management, a Legg Mason Affiliate, Chief Investment Officer Ken Leech expects continued U.S....

Nov 20, 2014, 09:00 ET

Value Opportunities In Today's Municipal Bond Markets Can Be Unearthed With Research

 Over the past year, municipal bond markets have experienced resurgences that have made them increasingly attractive to a broad range of...

Nov 20, 2014, 09:00 ET

Value Opportunities In Today's Municipal Bond Markets Can Be Unearthed With Research

 Over the past year, municipal bond markets have experienced resurgences that have made them increasingly attractive to a broad range of...

Nov 13, 2014, 07:58 ET

Legg Mason Reports Assets Under Management and Flows For October 2014

 Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) reported preliminary assets under management of $719.5 billion as of October 31, 2014.  This month's AUM...

Nov 12, 2014, 09:00 ET

Where In The World Should Fixed Income Investors Search For Opportunity?

 With global economic recovery sluggish outside the U.S., and some European and Asian economies tottering, investors must be careful....

Nov 06, 2014, 11:00 ET

Legg Mason Announces Joseph A. Sullivan, Chairman & CEO, To Present At Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2014 Banking & Financial Services Conference

 Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) today announced that Joseph A. Sullivan, Chairman & CEO is scheduled to speak at the Bank of America Merrill...

Oct 31, 2014, 06:58 ET

Legg Mason Reports Results for Second Fiscal Quarter 2015

Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) today reported its operating results for the second fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2014.  The Company reported...

Oct 29, 2014, 09:00 ET

Fixed Income Opportunities Highlighted By Selected High Yield Sectors

 Fixed-income markets remain volatile: Europe is challenged, Brazil might struggle, and China is dealing with a potential property bubble....

Oct 28, 2014, 08:30 ET

Legg Mason Names Joseph A. Sullivan Chairman

The Board of Directors of Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) announced that Joseph A. Sullivan, President and Chief Executive Officer, was elected...

Oct 23, 2014, 10:00 ET

Western Asset CIO Advocates For Unconstrained Fixed Income Investing

 Ken Leech, the renowned Chief Investment Officer of Legg Mason affiliate Western Asset Management, believes fixed income investors should be...

Oct 22, 2014, 09:00 ET

Chuck Royce Bullish In The Wake Of Recent Market Gyrations

 In an investor forum held by Legg Mason the day after the U.S. stock market's most recent "correction," one of the leading equity experts with...

Oct 20, 2014, 09:00 ET
Chicago Fed's National Financial Conditions Index (NFCI) provides a comprehensive weekly update on U.S. financial conditions in money markets, debt and equity markets, and the traditional and "shadow" banking systems.

Western Asset Portfolio Manager Sees Opportunity Even As Fed Begins Raising Rates

 Market watchers have come to believe the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank will soon start the process of raising interest rates.  Amid nods in...

Oct 17, 2014, 10:30 ET

Legg Mason Hosting Conference Call to Discuss Fiscal Second Quarter 2015 Results

 Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) will announce operating results for its fiscal second quarter 2015 ended September 30, 2014 on Friday, October 31,...

Oct 15, 2014, 10:13 ET
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Brandywine Global CIOs to Investors: Think about long-term vision

Investors should be concerned with choosing managers that have a long-term view and an expertise in a certain area. The market is inefficient...

Oct 15, 2014, 08:30 ET
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Western CIO to Investors: Think about diversifying fixed income

Ken Leech the CIO of Western Asset thinks the real opportunity exists for people who are willing to do global unconstrained. When someone thinks...

Oct 14, 2014, 14:30 ET

Brandywine Global See Value in Emerging Market Opportunities Stemming from Potential Fed Rate Hikes

While some fixed income investors are leery given the prospects for rising interest rates as a result of expected U.S. Federal Reserve Bank...

Oct 10, 2014, 07:58 ET

Legg Mason Reports Assets Under Management and Flows For September 2014

Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) reported preliminary assets under management of $708 billion as of September 30, 2014.  This month's AUM included...

Oct 09, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Brandywine Global Sees Growing Prospects in Global Credit for Flexible Investors

In a recent white paper, Brandywine Global, a Legg Mason affiliate, discussed the choices facing global fixed income investors in today's low...

Oct 06, 2014, 14:15 ET
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Unconstrained Fixed Income Becoming Increasingly Important to Global Bond Investors

 With equities hovering near all-time highs and baby boomers fueling demand for income solutions, bond investing – yield, capital...

Oct 06, 2014, 10:30 ET

Legg Mason's Scholars Choice® College Savings Program Scores Three Straight Years at the Top

 Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) announced today that its Scholars Choice College Savings Program's 3-year track record has once again ranked among...