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A trio of Bernstein Insights podcasts for high-net-worth investors lets private clients hear directly from senior leaders at Bernstein. “The Pulse” offers a monthly capital markets outlook, while “Women & Wealth” addresses the unique needs of women as they connect with their wealth. “Inspired investing” covers the overall financial health of nonprofit organizations. New episodes drop every Tuesday.

Episode Date
Inspired Investing: Stemming the Tide of Hate and Gun Violence?
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Each day in America, there are 28 hate crimes perpetrated with a gun. How can we change the narrative to positivity and hope?  Jonathan Greenblatt, from the Anti-Defamation League, and Marlon Chamberlain, of Readi Chicago, join moderator Dan Protess, from WTTW offer solutions. | The information presented and opinions expressed are solely the views of the guest speaker(s).  AllianceBernstein L.P (“AB”). or its affiliates do not provide any endorsement of the products or services associated with our guest speaker(s).  AB makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any non-AB information provided at this event.

Jan 07, 2020
The Pulse: What'll Be the Key Themes in 2020?
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2019 was better than most expected, but issues still remain. What key factors will influence the markets in 2020? Matt and Seena unpack 2019 and what's ahead. For more, read our Capital Markets Outlook blog, "2020 Brings Less Uncertainty, But  Not Certainty." http://bit.ly/jan20cmo | Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.

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© 2020 AllianceBernstein L.P.

Jan 02, 2020
The Pulse: Should You Own Gold?
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With rising geopolitical uncertainty and fears of stagnation, investors are looking for ways to lessen portfolio risk. Could gold be the answer? AB portfolio manager Vinod Chathlani walks through the pros and cons. http://bit.ly/goldworthitsweight | Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.

The [A/B] logo is a registered service mark of AllianceBernstein, and AllianceBernstein® is a registered service mark, used by permission of the owner, AllianceBernstein L.P.

© 2019 AllianceBernstein L.P.

Dec 17, 2019
Women & Wealth: "Woman Boss" Bonnie Chan Woo
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Named one of the top 15 most powerful women in Hong Kong, Bonnie Chan Woo took her company public—then pivoted to raising the profile of other female founders. Beata talks to this trailblazer about unconscious bias, being the “good girl”, and building a storytelling platform for female entrepreneurs. | Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.

The [A/B] logo is a registered service mark of AllianceBernstein, and AllianceBernstein® is a registered service mark, used by permission of the owner, AllianceBernstein L.P.

© 2019 AllianceBernstein L.P.

Dec 10, 2019
Coming Soon: Introducing Changing the Trajectory with James Seth Thompson
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How can we change the trajectory of wealth, impact and influence for investors and communities of color? Join James Seth Thompson, Head of Diverse Markets Strategy at Bernstein, as he seeks to inspire and empower meaningful generational planning and legacy building for families, causes and communities.
James and his roundtable guests will have courageous conversations about prioritizing intent, values, and purpose when creating wealth, impact and  economic inclusiveness. The perspectives will offer ways to leverage affluence and influence to create generational and lasting impact for multicultural investors and communities.
Here’s a preview.
| Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.

The [A/B] logo is a registered service mark of AllianceBernstein, and AllianceBernstein® is a registered service mark, used by permission of the owner, AllianceBernstein L.P.

© 2019 AllianceBernstein L.P.



Dec 04, 2019
Women & Wealth: "Crowd-Caring"--A New Way to Give
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Laura Malcolm turned an unexpected personal loss into a revolutionary way to lend a hand. She shares insights on female founders, funding, and inspiring others to rethink their giving. | Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.

The [A/B] logo is a registered service mark of AllianceBernstein, and AllianceBernstein® is a registered service mark, used by permission of the owner, AllianceBernstein L.P.




Dec 03, 2019
The Pulse: Is Europe Showing Signs of a Recovery?
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Europe has underperformed for several years, but since the beginning of September, has modestly outperformed the US. Is this the start of a trend? Matt and AB portfolio manager Nick Davidson walk through the drivers that can sustain the rally. To learn more, read http://bit.ly/Dec19CMO. | Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.

The [A/B] logo is a registered service mark of AllianceBernstein, and AllianceBernstein® is a registered service mark, used by permission of the owner, AllianceBernstein L.P.

© 2019 AllianceBernstein L.P.



Dec 01, 2019
Inspired Investing: How Can Your Nonprofit Attract More Capital?
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A few charitable organizations raised more money last year, but most have seen a fall-off. Clare talks with CCS Fundraising's Greg Hagin to understand how these select few are attracting that capital. To read more about the issues facing nonprofits, click bit.ly/efblogs. | Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.

The [A/B] logo is a registered service mark of AllianceBernstein, and AllianceBernstein® is a registered service mark, used by permission of the owner, AllianceBernstein L.P.

© 2019 AllianceBernstein L.P.



Nov 26, 2019
The Pulse: Tips for Smarter Tax Trading
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Most investors look to harvest losses at year end, but tax management shouldn’t be a seasonal effort. Focusing on after-tax returns means taking taxes into account in real time, throughout the year. Plus, not every loss is worth harvesting. Where do you draw the line? Our research points to an effective rule of thumb. | Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.

The [A/B] logo is a registered service mark of AllianceBernstein, and AllianceBernstein® is a registered service mark, used by permission of the owner, AllianceBernstein L.P.

© 2019 AllianceBernstein L.P.



Nov 19, 2019
The Pulse: The True Cost of Market Timing
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Though most market timers inevitably fall short, they still find it hard to resist. Before you succumb, ask yourself these questions to determine whether a market retreat makes sense for you. It may be harder to pull off than you think. For more on the daunting math, read our white paper, "The Hidden Costs of Market Timing". http://bit.ly/market-timing-blog |
Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.

The [A/B] logo is a registered service mark of AllianceBernstein, and AllianceBernstein® is a registered service mark, used by permission of the owner, AllianceBernstein L.P.

© 2019 AllianceBernstein L.P.



Nov 12, 2019
Women &Wealth: Jesse Draper on Crushing the VC Funding Gap
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Capital invested in female-founded startups reached the $1 billion mark this year—the highest quarterly total ever. But women-owned businesses still face a funding gap when it comes to venture capital. Fourth-generation VC investor Jesse Draper, one of the 50 Most Connected Women in America according to Marie Claire, is on a mission to change that. She shares the lessons she's learned from helping create the female billionaires of tomorrow. | References to specific securities are presented to illustrate the application of our investment philosophy only and are not to be considered recommendations by AllianceBernstein L.P.
Note to all listeners: The information contained here reflects, as of the date hereof, the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. (or its applicable affiliate
providing this publication) (“AB”) and sources believed by AB to be reliable as of the date of this podcast. No representation or warranty is made concerning the accuracy of
any data compiled herein. In addition, there can be no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in these materials will be realized. Past
performance is neither indicative of, nor a guarantee of, future results. The views expressed herein may change at any time subsequent to the
date of issue hereof. These materials are provided for informational purposes only and under no circumstances may any information contained
herein be construed as investment advice. AB does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. The information contained herein does not take
into account your particular investment objectives, financial situation or needs and you should, in considering this material, discuss your individual
circumstances with professionals in those areas before making any decisions. Any information contained herein may not be construed as any
sales or marketing materials in respect of, or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of, any financial instrument, product or service
sponsored or provided by AllianceBernstein L.P. or any affiliate or agent thereof.



Nov 05, 2019
The Pulse: Are Muni Bonds Still Worth It?
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In light of the current low rates, do municipal bonds still make sense? Portfolio manager Daryl Clements and Matt walk through the case for staying invested in munis. To learn more, read “Can Munis Continue to Deliver?” http://bit.ly/NovemberCMO

Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.

The [A/B] logo is a registered service mark of AllianceBernstein, and AllianceBernstein® is a registered service mark, used by permission of the owner, AllianceBernstein L.P.

© 2019 AllianceBernstein L.P.



Nov 01, 2019
Women & Wealth: Carpe Diem Your Finances
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Have you heard our “wake-up call”? Are you ready to take some small steps toward becoming more financially educated and engaged? After listening to Lisa Dietlin’s remarkable story, you’ll feel motivated to go out and change your life—today. For more practical advice, read our blog, “Women Building Wealth: Five Things You Need to Know” http://bit.ly/womenbuildingwealth.

Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.

The [A/B] logo is a registered service mark of AllianceBernstein, and AllianceBernstein® is a registered service mark, used by permission of the owner, AllianceBernstein L.P.

© 2019 AllianceBernstein L.P.



Oct 22, 2019
Inspired Investing: The Megaphone Effect
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Activist investing gets a lot of attention because it tends to play out in the media, but a subtler approach is often more successful. Shareholder engagement represents a fundamental part of being an active owner and can lead to lasting improvements in corporate behavior. Oftentimes patience and two-way dialogue end up being the ultimate push that spurs action. To learn how we engage companies on behalf of our clients, visit http://bit.ly/engagements-insights
| Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.

The [A/B] logo is a registered service mark of AllianceBernstein, and AllianceBernstein® is a registered service mark, used by permission of the owner, AllianceBernstein L.P.

© 2019 AllianceBernstein L.P.



Oct 15, 2019
The Pulse: A Tale of Two Economies?
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Is there a disconnect between business sentiment and consumer confidence? Why is the equity market near all-time highs but other asset classes are signaling a move toward risk aversion? In this episode, Matt and colleagues, Moira McLachlan and Travis Allen, walk through what we expect for the global economy and markets for the period ahead. To learn more, read our capital market blogs, http://bit.ly/3Q19Podcast

Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.

The [A/B] logo is a registered service mark of AllianceBernstein, and AllianceBernstein® is a registered service mark, used by permission of the owner, AllianceBernstein L.P.

© 2019 AllianceBernstein L.P.



Oct 08, 2019
The Pulse: What Headwinds Are Facing the Global Economy?
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There are three big unknowns facing the global economy—trade, business investment, and consumer spending. Matt walks through how these factors tie together and what they could mean for investors. To learn more, read our October Capital Markets Outlook, “Evaluating the Headwinds to the Economic Outlook.” http://bit.ly/Oct19CMO

Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.

The [A/B] logo is a registered service mark of AllianceBernstein, and AllianceBernstein® is a registered service mark, used by permission of the owner, AllianceBernstein L.P.

© 2019 AllianceBernstein L.P.



Oct 02, 2019
Inspired Investing: Financial Tips for Faith-Based Organizations
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Shifts in generational demographics, declines in religious affiliation, and changes to tax laws are driving declines in giving, while the cost to maintain real estate are often outpacing those donation dollars. In this episode Clare Golla and members of the Council of Church Advisors, Fran Brown and Kim Davis, put these challenges in perspective and offer advice on what religious organizations can do. And to learn more, read our blog, “Searching for Financial Sustainability for Faith-Based Nonprofits,” http://bit.ly/financial-sustainability | Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.

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© 2019 AllianceBernstein L.P.



Sep 24, 2019
Women & Wealth: Why Every Female Founder Needs An Exit Plan
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One year after selling their business, three-quarters of all entrepreneurs express regret—but not for the reasons you might think. While still pleased with their deal terms, most failed to plan for “life after the sale”. A thoughtful exit plan can help you envision your post-transaction life, while ensuring you have the means to support it. In this episode, Wealth Strategist Andrew Bishop offers tips on crafting the best possible exit plan: one that make the most of your business while you still own it. For more on pre-transaction planning, read our blog http://bit.ly/onenumberblog | Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.

The [A/B] logo is a registered service mark of AllianceBernstein, and AllianceBernstein® is a registered service mark, used by permission of the owner, AllianceBernstein L.P.

© 2019 AllianceBernstein L.P.



Sep 17, 2019
Inspired Investing: How Nonprofits Can Use Technology to Enhance Giving
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Whether you’re a nonprofit raising funds to support your mission, or you’re a funder providing philanthropic support, disruption is afoot!  In this episode, Clare provides highlights from a recent event featuring GiveMN's, Jake Blumberg, and Andrew Dayton, founder and CEO of Constellation Fund,on how technology can enhance fundraising and asset deployment. For more nonprofit strategies, read our blogs at http://bit.ly/efblogs. | Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.

The [A/B] logo is a registered service mark of AllianceBernstein, and AllianceBernstein® is a registered service mark, used by permission of the owner, AllianceBernstein L.P.

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Sep 10, 2019
The Pulse: Putting Recession Fears in Perspective
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August’s tough equity markets pushed investors into bonds. The result: falling yields, that in some cases turned negative. In this episode, Matt walks through Bernstein’s dashboard that monitors key metrics on the health of the economy to put recession fears into perspective. For more, read our blog “Are We Closer to a Recession?”  http://bit.ly/sept19cmo

Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.

The [A/B] logo is a registered service mark of AllianceBernstein, and AllianceBernstein® is a registered service mark, used by permission of the owner, AllianceBernstein L.P.

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Sep 03, 2019
Inspired Investing: Climate Strategies Are Heating Up
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Do you feel passionate about protecting the environment? Investors can be part of the solution by helping to stave off looming climate risks. For more on climate-proofing your portfolio, read our post, http://bit.ly/climate-proofing-equity-portfolio

Note to All Readers: The information presented and opinions expressed are solely the views of the podcast host commentator and their guest speaker(s).  AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.



Aug 27, 2019
Women & Wealth: Kate Solomon Shares Entrepreneurial Secrets
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Female founders face unique challenges, as Kate Solomon—CEO of Babo Botanicals—can attest. Kate shares how she turned her passion for beekeeping into a successful natural care brand, and learned a few lessons along the way.

Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.

The [A/B] logo is a registered service mark of AllianceBernstein, and AllianceBernstein® is a registered service mark, used by permission of the owner, AllianceBernstein L.P.

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Aug 20, 2019
The Pulse: Sizing up Digital Assets
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Algorithms have become key assets in the new economy, but how do stock pickers value them? We tackle this and more as we dig into digital success. For more on artificial intelligence, see Big Data’s Holy Grail

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Aug 13, 2019
Women & Wealth: Pass Down Values—Not Just Assets
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Most female philanthropists hope their kids grow up to be equally generous. But philanthropy can play a much broader role in engaging the next generation. For more on preparing your heirs, read our blog, http://bit.ly/heirsengaged.

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Aug 06, 2019
The Pulse: Is Falling Cash Signaling a Market Sell-off?
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One of our signals that has a strong track record of predicting market sell-offs—balance sheet quality—is flashing a warning. Should investors worry? Matt and his guest, AB quant analyst Sharat Kotikalpudi, discuss what this signal means for the market. Want more? Read our blog, “ US Corporate Cash Is Down—Will Stocks Follow?” http://bit.ly/augustcmo19

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Aug 01, 2019
Inspired Investing: Retirement crisis for nonprofit employees?
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Employees who serve their organizations’ mission are falling behind on securing their own long-term financial wellbeing. How can nonprofits help? This podcast was recorded at an event hosted by Bernstein and the Back Office Cooperative for nonprofit board and committee members. To learn more, read “Mission First, People Always” http://bit.ly/missionfirstpeoplealways

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Jul 23, 2019
Bonus: Mid-Year Update: Answers to Your Questions
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Following our mid-year update video, “Are the markets disconnected?”, senior portfolio managers Moira McLachlan and Travis Allen join Matt to answer your questions on trade, growth and other key issues affecting the markets.

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Jul 17, 2019
Women & Wealth: Should You Join a Nonprofit Board?
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There’s nothing more fulfilling than rolling up your sleeves for a cause that inspires you. But what if you’re asked to take your volunteering to the next level? Here’s what to ask before joining a nonprofit board. http://bit.ly/beforeyouleapnonprofit

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Jul 16, 2019
Bonus: Winning Replay - USWNT Carli Lloyd on Being Fearless
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<Replay> CONGRATULATIONS to the USWNT! We're all so proud!

Uncover traits that drove the long-term success of soccer stars Carli Lloyd and Heather Mitts. Then read our blog on the parallels between elite athletes and handling wealth. http://bit.ly/2FB9s7P

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Jul 10, 2019
Women & Wealth: Empowering Women in Your Portfolio
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Philanthropy is one way to give back, but investing responsibly can pay social dividends, too. Today we’ll talk about the “s” in ESG with a special focus on lifting women with your portfolio. For more on advancing the cause of women and girls, see our Women Lifting Women brochure. http://bit.ly/wlwbrochure

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Jul 09, 2019
The Pulse: The Tangled Web of Tariffs
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Will companies absorb the cost of tariffs, or pass them to consumers in the form of price increases?  It depends. On this episode of the Pulse, research equity analyst Snezhana Otto walks through a three-factor framework for understanding the ramifications of tariffs on companies. And to learn more, read our July capital outlook markets blog, “The X’s and O’s of Tariff Management” http://bit.ly/July19CMO.

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Jul 01, 2019
Women & Wealth: Women Give Differently
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Does gender inform giving? Studies suggests that when it comes to philanthropy, the differences between men and women are real. Delve deeper into the research by visiting The Women’s Philanthropy Institute or reading our latest http://bit.ly/wayswomengivedifferently.

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Jun 25, 2019
The Pulse: Beyond the Frontier
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Do illiquid alternatives make sense in my portfolio?” Rather it’s “How much illiquid alts should I have?” Arriving at the answer requires an allocation model that goes beyond the efficient frontier. Guest Alex Chaloff discusses Bernstein’s innovative model and why it creates the optimal allocation. And for more, read “A Framework for Allocating to Illiquid Investments [http://bit.ly/illiquidity] 

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Jun 18, 2019
The Pulse: The Changing Landscape of Healthcare Investing
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Disruption on multiple fronts is challenging the healthcare sector in the US and pressuring the status quo. Guest Moira McLachlan joins Matt to discuss how these disruptive forces provide an opportunity for investors to avoid companies at risk and find those poised to benefit. For more, read our upcoming blog “Investing in Healthcare Disruption” being published on June 14, 2019.

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Jun 11, 2019
The Pulse: Does MMT Matter?
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Will modern monetary theory (MMT) usurp monetary policy as the US’s primary economic policy? US senior economist Eric Winograd walks through MMT— how it’s controversial, why it’s popular, and what it means for financial markets. For more, read our June Capital Markets Outlook blog, Will Modern Monetary Theory Go Mainstream?http://bit.ly/June2019CMO

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Jun 03, 2019
The Pulse: David Versus Goliath Meets the Consumer
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Evolving consumer preferences are changing the rules of the game for both major retail brands and their challengers. Size counts for less while agility matters even more. For more on disruption in retail, read “Shifting Balance of Power”. http://bit.ly/millenialswp

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May 28, 2019
Inspired Investing: Pursuing Responsible Returns
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Not long ago, investors assumed that responsible investing meant settling for lower returns. Today we know you can seek purpose and profits using a wide range of approaches. Here’s how to invest through a responsible lens. http://bit.ly/PurposeinaPortfolio

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May 21, 2019
Inspired Investing: Building Purpose in Your Portfolio
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Access to safe drinking water. Improving nutrition for poor children. Encouraging diversity in the boardroom. These are values that many of us can support. Now there’s a way to ensure your investments reflect them.  http://bit.ly/2W0JODS

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May 14, 2019
Inspired Investing: Forming a Successful Social Enterprise
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Uncertain policy and expectations for lower market returns are forcing nonprofits to think about alternative resources to support their missions. Building a social enterprise can be just the answer. On this episode, The Resurrection Project’s COO, Julian Posada, walks through the keys to their successful formation of social enterprise LiftUp. 

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May 07, 2019
The Pulse: China’s Breakout Rally
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After falling roughly 30% last year, China A-shares are up nearly 35% this year. Is this rally sustainable? John Lin, portfolio manager for China Equities, joins Matt from Hong Kong to discuss the drivers of China’s rally and the market’s outlook. For more, read “Is the China Rally Real?” http://bit.ly/may2019cmo

Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.

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May 01, 2019
Women & Wealth: The High Cost of Higher Ed
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The recent college admissions scandal showed just how far some parents will go to boost their kid’s prospects. Let’s talk about how to fund your child’s future education expenses—using the proper channels. For more on college savings, visit
https://www.savingforcollege.com/.

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Apr 23, 2019
Women & Wealth: Carli Lloyd and Heather Mitts on Soccer, Adversity, and Equality
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Reaching your goal is only part of the voyage; overcoming roadblocks to turn weakness in strength is the journey. In this episode, we uncover traits that drove the long-term success of soccer stars Carli Lloyd and Heather Mitts. And for more, read “What an Elite Athlete and Wealth Planning Have in Common http://bit.ly/2FB9s7P.


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Apr 16, 2019
Women & Wealth: Crash Course in Legal Protections
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In today’s litigious society, you don’t need to be a “legal eagle” to realize you need some basic protections. Here are some of the most common legal exposures women face. http://bit.ly/lawonyourside

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Apr 09, 2019
The Pulse: Early Edition - Answers to Your Questions
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Equity markets snapped back this year, but the issues that caused last year’s steep losses have not fully resolved. On this podcast Matt answers the most frequently asked questions that you’ve been asking Joel Stevens, senior managing director at Bernstein, and our other financial advisors. For more, check out our blog, “Top Five Questions on Your Mind”  http://bit.ly/april2019cmo

Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.

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Apr 01, 2019
The Pulse: The Future of Artificial Intelligence is Now
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As the momentum behind artificial intelligence (AI) continues to build, investors are keen to position their portfolios to benefit. Is “big data” http://bit.ly/bigdatawp the next big opportunity?   

Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.

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Mar 26, 2019
Women & Wealth: Rosie Rios Talks Representation
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Rosie Rios Talks Representation: As the 43rd Treasurer of the United States, Rosie Rios spearheaded an inclusive effort to redesign our national currency. She joins us to discuss the Great Financial Crisis, why Millennials give her hope and acknowledging women’s place in history. To learn more about her efforts, see her talk at TEDx http://bit.ly/RosieRiosBernstein

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Mar 19, 2019
Women & Wealth: Leaning In with Dr. Marianne Cooper
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Dr. Marianne Cooper—the lead researcher for Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead—shares updates from the latest annual study on women in corporate America http://bit.ly/wwstudy2018. She also offers her take on financial literacy, confidence, and empowering female investors.  

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Mar 12, 2019
The Pulse: The Buzz Around Cannabis Appears Overrated
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Will cannabis stocks deliver or should investors hold out for clarity amidst the haze? While others debate the merits of broader legalization, our focus remains on the fundamental investment case. For more of our clear-eyed assessment, check out our recent blog http://bit.ly/smoketoclear.

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Mar 05, 2019
The Pulse: Is Value Back?
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Growth stocks have trumped value over the last 10 years. On this podcast we traverse the shifting landscape with our CIO of Small and Mid Cap Value Equities James MacGregor, and what it suggests for value investing. For more, check out our blog, “Value Equities: Is the Long, Dark Winter Ending?” http://bit.ly/marchcmoblog

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Feb 26, 2019
Inspired Investing: Investment Committee Ins & Outs
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How can you establish an effective investment committee? On this podcast we talk with two committee members who are a model of success. For more, check out our blog, Is Your Investment Committee in Shape? http://bit.ly/2GWWsfh where we highlight the top five best practices for a successful committee.

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Feb 19, 2019
Women & Wealth: Fund Your Favorites
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Women excel at multi-tasking, but sometimes we need to pause and prioritize. Are you making intentional decisions with your wealth? Here’s how to focus on what makes you happiest—and some tools to put your plan into action.
A Successful Professional Plans for Her Future - http://bit.ly/successfulplans
Donor-Advised Funds: Utility Players of the Giving World - http://bit.ly/utilityplayers
Sometimes All or None Makes Sense - http://bit.ly/allornone

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Feb 12, 2019
The Pulse: Is Populism Here to Stay?
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Populism is gaining traction around the world. On this podcast we talk with our Asia-Pacific Chief Economist, Guy Bruten, on populist forces and their impact. For more, check out our blog, “Populism is Alive and Well” http://bit.ly/2t127IU, where we discuss how populism will influence economies in the years to come.

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Feb 05, 2019
The Pulse: Making an Impact on Opioids
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Impact investing ranks among the fastest growing areas in the industry. Today we explore how impact investors can marry their values with their portfolios to help alleviate the opioid epidemic. For more on impact investing in the healthcare space, check out our blog http://bit.ly/healthcaremuni

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Jan 29, 2019
The Pulse: Answers to Your Questions
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How will trade tensions impact your investments in 2019? What about Brexit, or the partial US government shutdown? In this podcast, we answer the questions you asked during our 2019 webcast. And to watch our webcast, click here [https://info.bernstein.com/shiftingsands]. If you have trouble accessing it, follow this step-by-step guide[https://info.bernstein.com/webcastlogininstructions ].

Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.

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Jan 22, 2019
The Pulse: Market Timing Doesn't Pay (Even in Volatile Markets)
612

With the market’s recent volatility, now may seem like a good time to take profits and wait on the sidelines until the dust settles. How can a market timing strategy backfire on investors? In this episode of The Pulse, we discuss why we believe market timing is a poor long-term decision. For more on this topic, see our blog, The Risk of De-Risking: http://bit.ly/riskofderisking


Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.

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Jan 15, 2019
Women & Wealth: Expect the Unexpected
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Sometimes life gets interrupted. But with the right safeguards, women can bounce back—not bow out. Today we’ll cover the three most important types of financial protection women need. Then check out the three protections women most often overlook http://bit.ly/financialprotections.

Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.

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Jan 08, 2019
Inspired Investing: There’s More to Risk Than Market Volatility
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Don’t have a knee-jerk reaction to extreme market moves. While most nonprofits are concerned about investment risk, There’s More to Risk Than Market Volatility http://bit.ly/riskvolatility. What other risks should fiduciaries consider to ensure they sustain their long-term mission?

Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.

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Dec 25, 2018
The Pulse: Grocery’s Winning Recipe
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It’s been one year since Amazon’s surprise acquisition of WholeFoods, and the grocery industry is still figuring out the future of food retail. Our blog, http://bit.ly/changeingrocery breaks down the industry’s woes and why grocery is ripe for consolidation. Will ecommerce dominate or can existing chains find the winning recipe?

Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.

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Dec 18, 2018
The Pulse: Millennials are Shifting the Balance of Power, Part 2
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The behaviors of millennials are challenging the status quo and having a profound impact on industries. Continuing our series from our white paper, http://bit.ly/ShiftingBalance, in this podcast we highlight important secular shifts and their investment implications.

Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.

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Dec 11, 2018
Women & Wealth: Know Your Numbers
1400

Ready to take the first concrete step towards becoming more financially engaged? Here are the most important numbers you need to know. Then, put these insights into practice using our two prescriptive blog posts. http://bit.ly/Budgetingbootcamp & http://bit.ly/learnaboutinvesting

Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.

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Dec 04, 2018
The Pulse: 2019 Outlook
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The recent US equity market sell-off and resurgence in volatility is a reversal from the performance of the first nine months. As we think ahead to 2019, we consider the factors that will influence the markets and drive returns.

Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.

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Nov 27, 2018
Inspired Investing: Leveraging the Impact of your Charitable Gifts
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Supporting charitable missions that are personally meaningful is important for many individuals. But being philanthropic means more than choosing which charities to endorse and how much to give; structuring gifts that provide the highest benefit to you and the charity is important too. In this podcast and our blog, A Day of Giving http://bit.ly/adayofgiving18, we explain the benefits and drawbacks of various giving strategies. 
 
Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.

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Nov 20, 2018
The Pulse: Millennials are Shifting the Balance of Power
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Millennials’ behaviors and values are trickling through to other generations and profoundly impacting industries from retail to media, travel to healthcare, and grocery to payments. As investment managers we need to understand how their behaviors will influence business models and future profitability. In our white paper: http://bit.ly/ShiftingBalance, we discuss how new entrants are disrupting traditional companies, and whether existing companies are benefiting or need to adapt.

Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.

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Nov 13, 2018
Women & Wealth: Five Things You Need to Know
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When it comes to personal finance, women tend to delegate control. But that could backfire. Today’s episode will help you get more engaged, then check your progress using our quick guide http://bit.ly/FiveThings18.

Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.

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Nov 06, 2018
The Pulse: October Sell-off
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After positive performance in the first nine months, US stocks gave back much of their returns in October. While this sell-off has been disconcerting, we do not believe a recession is on the horizon, but expect volatility to continue. http://Bit.ly/CMONov2018

Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.The [A/B] logo is a registered service mark of AllianceBernstein, and AllianceBernstein® is a registered service mark, used by permission of the owner, AllianceBernstein L.P.

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Oct 30, 2018
The Pulse: The View from the Top
1120

Bernstein Head Dave Barnard stops by to discuss the state of the industry, filling the return gap and leveraging technology to stay ahead. 

Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates. The [A/B] logo is a registered service mark of AllianceBernstein, and AllianceBernstein® is a registered service mark, used by permission of the owner, AllianceBernstein L.P.

© 2018 AllianceBernstein L.P.



Oct 23, 2018
Women & Wealth: A Wake-Up Call for Women Investors
1030

Why should female investors pay more attention to their finances? They may not be a primary financial decision-maker now, but chances are they will be some day.

Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.

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Oct 16, 2018
Inspired Investing: Who’s Giving and Where?
1108

Trends in giving change over time depending on the issue of the day. Today, financial sustainability is sought by organizations who are looking at social enterprises and collaboration to broaden impact. Check out our blog post here: http://bit.ly/GivingBlog 

Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates.

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Oct 09, 2018
Bonus: Global Growth - from Synchronicity to Divergence
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See our Third Quarter Update deck here: http://bit.ly/ThirdQuarterUpdate In this podcast, we pick up the conversation from our third quarter video. After a period of synchronized global growth, the US economy has accelerated this year while non-US markets have slowed. This divergence has investors questioning if they should reduce their exposure to international markets. In this podcast we explain the risks of investing only in the US and how a global exposure can benefit long-term investors. If you want to learn more, download Bernstein’s third quarter market update presentation. 

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Oct 03, 2018
The Pulse: Sizing Up Emerging Markets’ Decline
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Read our Capital Markets Outlook here: http://bit.ly/CMOOct2018 After robust performance last year, the decline in emerging markets this year has unsettled many investors. Trade tensions and economic troubles in several markets have investors wondering if the market is poised for a recovery or if more negative performance is on the horizon. 

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Oct 02, 2018
Introducing Bernstein’s New Podcast Series
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An introduction to Bernstein’s new podcast series - Women & Wealth and Inspired Investing for Foundations and Endowments - to complement The Pulse, a capital markets outlook with Matt Palazzolo. 

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Sep 25, 2018
China: Playing the Long Game
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Trade wars have been dominating the headlines recently, and China has been in the crosshairs. This is a major reason why Chinese equities have sold off so sharply. In this podcast, we look beyond the headlines and discuss our differentiated view on China today and what it may mean for patient, long-term investors in the region. http://bit.ly/ChinaLeapfroggers 

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Sep 18, 2018
Disruption: Echoes from an Earlier Era
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What do lessons from the dot.com era teach us about the disruptive forces facing companies today? http://bit.ly/DisruptionEverywhere 

Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates. 

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Sep 11, 2018
Earnings Recap: Companies Shine, But Markets Shrug
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This latest earnings season was among the best in recent memory. Yet the market appeared to shrug off the results. Why are investors unimpressed? 

Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates. 

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Sep 04, 2018
Tension in Turkey
589

Recent developments in Turkey’s trade tensions with the US have exacerbated concerns over the country’s economic policies and vulnerabilities, stoking fears of spreading contagion which may impact European banks and the global economy. Should investors be worried? http://bit.ly/CMOSept18 

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Aug 28, 2018
Getting the Dish on the Grocery Market
646

The grocery market in the US is being disrupted, as e-commerce and delivery replace the aisle-by-aisle shopping trip. What’s coming in its place? Fresh markets, prepared foods, a restaurant setting - an experience with the foods you eat. 

Note to All Readers: References to specific securities are presented to illustrate the application of our investment philosophy only and are not to be considered recommendations by AllianceBernstein. The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates. 

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Aug 21, 2018
Redefining Retail
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Retailers have endured their share of disruption over the years, with neighborhood stores losing out to department stores like Sears and Kmart, who were displaced by mass retailers such as Walmart. Now e-commerce is the reigning champion. But this shift seems different and it has many wondering if traditional retail will survive. 

Note to All Readers: References to specific securities are presented to illustrate the application of our investment philosophy only and are not to be considered recommendations by AllianceBernstein. The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates. 

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Aug 14, 2018
Balancing Structure and Flexibility: Building a Durable Strategic Allocation for Endowments and Foundations, Part II
722

Continuing our discussion on asset allocation for endowments and private foundations, we examine investing in challenging environments, whether active or passive makes sense and other decisions fiduciaries face. 

Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates. 

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Aug 07, 2018
Answers to the Top Five Questions on Your Mind
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There’s always a lot going on in the markets and today is no different. Concerns around the impact of a trade war, a stock market decline, the flattening yield curve, bond yields and underappreciated risks plague investors. Here we answer your most pressing questions. 

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Jul 31, 2018
Balancing Structure and Flexibility: Building a Durable Strategic Allocation for Endowments and Foundations, Part I
1257

A monumental challenge is facing fiduciaries of endowments and private foundations. They face a formidable task—developing a strategy that is structured for today’s investment environment while still focused on fulfilling their long-term mission. 

Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates. 

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Jul 24, 2018
Still Going: 2018 Mid-Year Update
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While our global market forecast remains largely unchanged, underneath, there is a wide divergence in the performance of various geographies resulting in friction and volatility in the financial markets. In this podcast, we share our perspectives on the global economy and how to position portfolios in this complex environment. 

Note to All Readers: The views expressed herein may change at any time after the date of release. This information does not constitute as investment advice. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any security, financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates. The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this video. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this video. This video is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates. 

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Jul 17, 2018
Initial Coin Offerings? Buyer Beware
742

Investors should curb their enthusiasm for so-called Initial Coin Offerings. We have serious doubts about them as an asset class. 

Note to All Readers:  Cryptocurrencies are extremely speculative investments that involve a high degree of risk. AB does not currently offer investments directly related to cryptocurrency. The material provided is not intended to be, nor should it be construed or used as an investment recommendation, or an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, an interest in cryptocurrency. An investment in cryptocurrency is not suitable for all investors. The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates. 

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Jul 03, 2018
Checking in on Our 2018 Surprises
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A mid-year update on the five surprises we believed could challenge the consensus and cause investors to react. 

Note to All Readers: The views expressed herein may change at any time after the date of release. This information does not constitute as investment advice. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any security, financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates. The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this video. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this video. This video is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates. 

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Jun 30, 2018
China 2.0: From Imitation to Technological Innovation
282

Technology adoption is happening faster in China than in any other major market in the world. Not only is China the largest global e-commerce market, it is rapidly developing and adopting technology used in financial services, education, and food safety as well. 

Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this video. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this video. This audio is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates. 

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Jun 19, 2018
Reinventing Autos
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After over 100 years of slow technological evolution, the automobile is on course to change radically. From electric propulsion to self-driving cars, the technology we now have in cars is undergoing a drastic overhaul. At the same time, the demand for personal car ownership is giving way to ride sharing and on-demand mobility. 

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Jun 12, 2018
China 2.0: Environmental Reforms At The Forefront
295

China has a very bad pollution problem. And finally the Chinese government is taking action. This starts with supply-side reforms. 

Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this video. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this video. This audio is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates. 

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Jun 05, 2018
The Market is Too Bearish on Oil
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The price of oil climbed above $80 in May, a gain of approximately 25% over the last three months and 75% since last summer. But oil futures contracts suggest investors believe the price should retreat to $60. We think that’s too bearish. 

Note to All Readers: The views expressed herein may change at any time after the date of release. This information does not constitute as investment advice. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any security, financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates. The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this video. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this video. This video is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates. 

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May 29, 2018
Blockchain: Buzzword or Blockbuster?
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How can investors evaluate the potential attractiveness of a proposed blockchain application? Here are three key questions to ask. 

Note to All Readers: Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are a very speculative investment and involve a high degree of risk. Investors must have the financial ability, sophistication/experience and willingness to bear the risks of an investment, and a potential total loss of their investment. Information provided by Bernstein is not intended to be, nor should it be construed or used as investment, tax or legal advice, a recommendation, or an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, an interest in cryptocurrency. Bernstein does not offer cryptocurrency products and investments in cryptocurrency is not suitable for all investors.



May 23, 2018
China 2.0: Investing in the Chinese Consumer
330

A remarkable transformation is taking place in China. Investors who think of the Chinese economy only in terms of low-cost manufacturing and imitation products are missing out on the real opportunities. Today, the Chinese economy is increasingly driven by the consumer. 

Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this video. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this video. This audio is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates. 

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May 17, 2018
What to Make of the Movement in Interest Rates
483

The 10-year treasury moved above 3% late in April. At the same time, the interest rate curve continued to flatten. What does this mean for the economy and return seeking investments? 

Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this video. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this video. This video is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates. 

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Apr 30, 2018
Transformative Power of Blockchain
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Episode 3: Blockchain technology is likely to be revolutionary, but does every business with a supply chain really need blockchain? 

Note to All Readers: Cryptocurrencies are extremely speculative investments that involve a high degree of risk. AB does not currently offer investments directly related to cryptocurrency. The material provided is not intended to be, nor should it be construed or used as an investment recommendation, or an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, an interest in cryptocurrency. An investment in cryptocurrency is not suitable for all investors. The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this video. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this video. This video is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates. 

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Apr 17, 2018
The Elusive Search for Bitcoin’s Value
688

The future values for cryptocurrencies remain highly uncertain. How can we gauge their worth? 

Note to All Readers: Cryptocurrencies are extremely speculative investments that involve a high degree of risk. AB does not currently offer investments directly related to cryptocurrency. The material provided is not intended to be, nor should it be construed or used as an investment recommendation, or an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, an interest in cryptocurrency. An investment in cryptocurrency is not suitable for all investors. The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this video. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this video. This video is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates. 

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Apr 10, 2018
Cryptocurrencies: Why the Fuss?
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Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have attracted a lot of attention, but are they set to become a disruptive force? 

Note to All Readers: Cryptocurrencies are extremely speculative investments that involve a high degree of risk. AB does not currently offer investments directly related to cryptocurrency. The material provided is not intended to be, nor should it be construed or used as an investment recommendation, or an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, an interest in cryptocurrency. An investment in cryptocurrency is not suitable for all investors. The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this video. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this video. This video is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates. 

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Apr 05, 2018
Anatomy of Returns
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In a world where markets are reacting to multiple influences, how do investors know what will ultimately drive returns? The answer is simple and rooted in fundamentals: earnings and valuation.

Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this video. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this video. This video is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates. 

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Apr 01, 2018
Creating a Safer Chicago
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You might not expect a private wealth manager to provide a platform for community outreach to stem gun violence, but that’s just what our Chicago office did. 

Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates. 

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Mar 26, 2018
Risk Finally Returns
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After an unusually long period of steady positive performance and no dips of even 5%, volatility came roaring to life in early February on the heels of inflationary fears. Now as the markets have settled a bit from the early month turbulence, investors are left wondering what’s in store for the near term.

Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this video. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this video. This video is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates. The [A/B] logo is a registered service mark of AllianceBernstein, and AllianceBernstein® is a registered service mark, used by permission of the owner, AllianceBernstein L.P. © 2018 AllianceBernstein L.P.



Feb 28, 2018
The Aftereffects of Tax Cuts on Munis
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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act lowered the tax rate corporations and individuals will pay. But by doing this, will municipal bond market returns be impacted in the years ahead? 

Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this podcast. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this podcast. This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates. The [A/B] logo is a registered service mark of AllianceBernstein, and AllianceBernstein® is a registered service mark, used by permission of the owner, AllianceBernstein L.P. © 2018 AllianceBernstein L.P.



Jan 29, 2018
2018 Surprises We Wouldn't Be Surprised By
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In our January Capital Markets Outlook, Senior Portfolio Manager Matt Palazzolo examines five surprises that could challenge the consensus and cause investors to react. We consider these surprises not because they are our base case—most are not. Rather, understanding how the markets may respond when things don’t go as planned prepares us to expect the unexpected. 

Note to All Readers: The information contained here reflects the views of AllianceBernstein L.P. or its affiliates and sources it believes are reliable as of the date of this publication. AllianceBernstein L.P. makes no representations or warranties concerning the accuracy of any data. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast or opinion in this material will be realized. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The views expressed here may change at any time after the date of this publication. This document is for informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. AllianceBernstein L.P. does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. It does not take an investor’s personal investment objectives or financial situation into account; investors should discuss their individual circumstances with appropriate professionals before making any decisions. This information should not be construed as sales or marketing material or an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of any financial instrument, product or service sponsored by AllianceBernstein or its affiliates. The [A/B] logo is a service mark of AllianceBernstein and AllianceBernstein® is a registered service mark used by permission of the owner, AllianceBernstein L.P. © 2018 AllianceBernstein L.P.



Jan 07, 2018