Putnam Perspectives

Research insights from active investors

Posts by: Joseph P. Joseph and Randy J. Farina

Is Europe a contrarian trade?

As Europe struggles with a protracted sovereign debt crisis, investors’ risk aversion has created select valuation opportunities in small- and mid-cap European stocks.

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ETFs may worsen market volatility

Stock market volatility has increased over the past three to four years, and although extremely volatile periods may be short-lived, we believe higher-than-average volatility could be with us for...

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