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    Listen to Mesirow on WGN Radio 720

    Mesirow Wealth Management's Bob Martin on WGN Radio 720

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    2Q2022 Capital Markets Brief

    This has been a remarkable quarter for everyone who shares this small planet. Geo-politics, hot inflation, market disarray in labor, energy and commodities, global equity market volatility, Russian sovereign default  and a crypto-meltdown have made this a

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    Mesirow Equity Management’s Leo Harmon on WGN Radio 720

    Listen in as Leo discusses recent macroeconomic updates, the Fed's tactics to fight inflation and what investment clients are asking for now.

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    Thoughts about the liquidity of small issue high yield bonds

    What is the “unfamiliarity premium” of small cap high yield bonds?

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    Inflation, interest rates and your pocketbook

    Inflation is at the highest rate since the early 80’s, as we experience the effects of US Government & Federal Reserve stimulus programs that were put into place to support the economy during the pandemic.

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    Mesirow Capital Markets Brief 1Q2022

    1Q2022 Capital Markets Brief

    The invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation on February 24, 2022 has resulted in the most significant humanitarian crisis in Europe in decades and created the greatest threat to modern Europe and international order since World War II. Our thoughts

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    COVID-19, Economy and FX: Past, Present and Future

    Analyzing pandemic economic effects and foreign exchange rate movements

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    The US hedging advantage

    Potential to increase return while reducing risk by hedging currencies

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    2021 Year-End Update: Capital Markets & Investment Banking

    2021 Year-end Capital Markets & Investment Banking Market Update

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    2022 Currency Outlook

    Inflation, the Fed, and the US dollar

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    How COVID-19 Changed Packaging Forever

    Explore the most powerful market shifts fueled by COVID-19. Learn what they mean for consumer packaging, and how producers can stay ahead of the trends.

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    Mesirow Sustainability Policy

    Corporate responsibility and sustainability have been core values of Mesirow since the firm’s founding in 1937.

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    Digital curves and light flares

    2Q2022 Capital Markets Brief

    This has been a remarkable quarter for everyone who shares this small planet. Geo-politics, hot inflation, market disarray in labor, energy and commodities, global equity market volatility, Russian sovereign default  and a crypto-meltdown have made this a

    Read article
    close-up of microphone texture in pink light

    Mesirow Equity Management’s Leo Harmon on WGN Radio 720

    Listen in as Leo discusses recent macroeconomic updates, the Fed's tactics to fight inflation and what investment clients are asking for now.

    Read article
    Northern lights

    Thoughts about the liquidity of small issue high yield bonds

    What is the “unfamiliarity premium” of small cap high yield bonds?

    Read article
    Mesirow Capital Markets Brief 1Q2022

    1Q2022 Capital Markets Brief

    The invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation on February 24, 2022 has resulted in the most significant humanitarian crisis in Europe in decades and created the greatest threat to modern Europe and international order since World War II. Our thoughts

    Read article
    Close up of blue button jellyfish

    COVID-19, Economy and FX: Past, Present and Future

    Analyzing pandemic economic effects and foreign exchange rate movements

    Read article
    US currency on yellow background

    The US hedging advantage

    Potential to increase return while reducing risk by hedging currencies

    Read article
    Digital world map

    2022 Currency Outlook

    Inflation, the Fed, and the US dollar

    Read article
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    4Q2021 Capital Markets Brief

    Read what our experts expect as investors are left to divine the Fed’s next move

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    Mesirow Sustainability Policy

    Corporate responsibility and sustainability have been core values of Mesirow since the firm’s founding in 1937.

    Read article
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    2021 Sustainability Report

    Sustainable equity investment strategies: The dual concerns of climate change and workforce diversity take center stage

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    3Q2021 Capital Markets Brief

    Explore questions of balance as global capital markets respond to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic

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    ESG for systematic FX trading

    Environmental, Social, and Governance data as a complementary source in a fundamental strategy

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    2022 Mid Year Sector Report: Healthcare

    2022 Mid Year Sector Report: Healthcare

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    August 2022 Debt Advisory Market Update

    August 2022 Debt Advisory Market Update

    August 2022 Debt Advisory Market Update

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    2022 Mid-Year Sector Report: Technology

    Perspectives on the travel technology sector and key indicators to watch for in 2022

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    2022 Mid-Year Sector Report: Industrials

    Perspectives on the current TM&IA M&A environment and key indicators to watch throughout 2022

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    2021 Year-End Update: Capital Markets & Investment Banking

    2021 Year-end Capital Markets & Investment Banking Market Update

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    2021 Year-End Sector Report: Food, Beverage & Agribusiness

    Explore the FB&A industry's record year for M&A volume, what's fueling strong demand and forecasts for 2022

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    2021 Year-End Sector Report: Aerospace & Defense

    Review of 2021 A&D M&A environment and a look at the primary drivers supporting the increase in M&A activity expected throughout 2022

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    2021 Year-End Sector Report: Technology

    Insight on the transformative effect of the pandemic on IT services and review of the 2021 M&A landscape, key sector trends and patterns, featuring a spotlight on rising private equity investments

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    2021 Year-End Sector Report: Packaging Perspectives

    Review of 2021 packaging M&A landscape and industry trends, featuring a spotlight on injection molding and forecasts for 2022

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    2021 Year-End Sector Report: Industrials

    Perspectives on the current TM&IA M&A environment and key indicators to watch throughout 2022

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    Side view of roll of corrugated cardboard

    How COVID-19 Changed Packaging Forever

    Explore the most powerful market shifts fueled by COVID-19. Learn what they mean for consumer packaging, and how producers can stay ahead of the trends.

    Read article
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    2021 Mid-Year Outlook: Technology

    Key trends and patterns focused on human capital management

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    Listen to Mesirow on WGN Radio 720

    Mesirow Wealth Management's Bob Martin on WGN Radio 720

    Read article
    dollar bill

    Inflation, interest rates and your pocketbook

    Inflation is at the highest rate since the early 80’s, as we experience the effects of US Government & Federal Reserve stimulus programs that were put into place to support the economy during the pandemic.

    Read article
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    Divorce: Financial tips to help you prepare and stay organized

    As with any significant life change, a divorce can be an emotional and stressful period and the more organized and prepared you are, the better equipped you will be for this transition in your life.

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    What to expect "financially" when you’re expecting

    Having a baby is one of the most awe-inspiring moments in most people’s lives, truly a time of profound emotion and personal joy. However, that joy also comes with financial complexities that can be dealt with by planning ahead.

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    3 ways to protect yourself from online theft and fraud

    With our increased dependency on internet-based online solutions, it is important to keep your information safe and secure.

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    Market volatility can create tax-smart opportunities

    Although periods of market volatility can often create investor anxiety, the gains and losses incurred during up and down markets can be leveraged to work together to minimize the taxes investors pay on capital gains.

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    Delay taxes on appreciated investment property or business assets

    A 1031 Exchange allows business owners to defer taxes on the sale of business assets that have appreciated in value.

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    College planning

    Sending your young adult off to college or university can be both scary and exciting, even in the best of times. These tips may help you help your child navigate some important financial planning and life issues.

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