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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...

Jan 20, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Brandywine Global's David Hoffman Discusses His 2015 Fixed Income Outlook

David Hoffman, Co-Chief Investment Officer of Brandywine Global Investment Management and Co-Portfolio Manager for the Legg Mason BW Global...

Jan 16, 2015, 11:00 ET

Legg Mason Hosting Conference Call To Discuss Fiscal Third Quarter 2014 Results

Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) will announce operating results for its fiscal third quarter 2014 ended December 31, 2014 on Friday, January...

Jan 14, 2015, 10:00 ET

Western Asset Portfolio Manager Forecasts No Fed Rate Hikes Until Later In 2015

Portfolio manager and research analyst John L. Bellows of Western Asset Management, an affiliate of Legg Mason, believes that the U.S. Federal...

Jan 13, 2015, 07:58 ET

Legg Mason Reports Assets Under Management and Flows For December 2014

 Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) reported preliminary assets under management of $709.1 billion as of December 31, 2014. This month's AUM...

Dec 16, 2014, 09:00 ET

Legg Mason Affiliates Believe 2015 Should Provide Ample Opportunities In US And Global Markets - But The Details Will Matter

Looking back on 2014 as year-end approaches, and looking forward to 2015, the affiliates of global asset manager Legg Mason offer a diversity of...

Dec 16, 2014, 09:00 ET

Low U.S. Treasury Bond Returns Turning Fixed Income Investors' Eyes Overseas

 With U.S. Treasury bonds offering safety but low returns, many fixed income investors are turning to other markets in pursuit of greater...

Dec 11, 2014, 14:00 ET

Western Asset CIO Continues To Be Moderately Optimistic About Prospects For Global Economic Growth

 In his latest webcast on the prospects for worldwide fixed-income markets, S. Kenneth Leech, Chief Investment Officer of Western Asset...

Dec 10, 2014, 07:58 ET

Legg Mason Reports Assets Under Management and Flows For November 2014

 Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) reported preliminary assets under management of $707.4 billion as of November 30, 2014.  This month's AUM...

Dec 08, 2014, 09:00 ET
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ClearBridge Investments Encouraged By Opportunities In Global Small Cap Equity Markets

In a Masterclass segment focused on international investing on Asset TV, Paul Ehrlichman, the head of Legg Mason affiliate ClearBridge Investment's...

Dec 04, 2014, 09:00 ET

Defined Benefit Pension Plans Must Manage Short-Term Risks

The first task of any long-term investor is to survive in the short term.  For a defined benefit (DB) pension plan to have a high probability...