Northwestern Mutual

The Driving Factors That Could Make the Market Move

Hear why US markets are currently strong and learn what Northwestern Mutual’s Chief Investment Advisor feels will make them move in the long run.


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From September 2014

The markets seem to be subject to an “immunization factor.” Current consumer, government and foreign activities aren’t enough anymore to make the markets move—they’ve priced in a certain amount of unrest. In this podcast, Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer Ron Joelson and Vice President of Investment Advisory Services Mark McLennon share their thoughts on why the American market is relatively stable, including:

  • Strong fundamentals
  • Strong U.S. dollar
  • Low inflation
  • Cautious Fed policy