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  1. Outlook 2015: Watching the Fed’s Next Moves
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    Outlook 2015: Watching the Fed’s Next Moves

    The nation’s central bank could be shifting course as the economic recovery continues. One of our top economists explains why.

  2. World Economic Forum 2015
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    World Economic Forum 2015

    Test Re-Direct

  3. CIO Weekly Letter
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    CIO Weekly Letter

    We take a look at the current earnings season – and what it may mean for investors.

  4. Disruptive Tech Will Change Your Life
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    Disruptive Tech Will Change Your Life

    But in a good way. Merrill Lynch CIO Ashvin Chhabra explores how the digital revolution is ushering in a new wave of innovation.

  5. The Greening of the Bond Market
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    The Greening of the Bond Market

    Green bonds are designed to raise capital for environmental projects without sacrificing the safety or income that conventional fixed-income investments can offer.

  6. The Efficient Energy Frontier
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    The Efficient Energy Frontier

    Progress on many fronts helps make better use of fuel and power.

  7. Disruptive Technology
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    Disruptive Technology

    Welcome to the future tech that could change economies and lives.

  8. Values and Impact Investing
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    Values and Impact Investing

    Opportunities to express personal values through investing have expanded.

  9. Investment Themes Redefining the World in 2015
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    Investment Themes Redefining the World in 2015

    Even in a world in which change is a constant, certain trends stand out.

  10. The Coming Water Crisis... And What We Can Do to Solve It
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    The Coming Water Crisis... And What We Can Do to Solve It

    Fresh water is fast becoming one of the scarcest resources on the planet. But efforts to conserve it could offer investors a range of opportunities to get involved.

  11. The Rise of Nontraditional Mutual Funds
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    The Rise of Nontraditional Mutual Funds

    More liquid and more closely regulated than most alternative investments, they still can help manage portfolio risk and increase diversification.

  12. Outlook 2015: 7 Key Themes for the Year Ahead
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    Outlook 2015: 7 Key Themes for the Year Ahead

    Chief investment strategist Michael Hartnett explains why these seven investment trends could provide the most powerful opportunities in 2015 and beyond.

  13. Redefining Wealth Management
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    Redefining Wealth Management

    What do you want your money to do for you? The Wealth Allocation Framework can help you find the answers.

  14. Washington’s Unfinished Business
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    Washington’s Unfinished Business

    Changes to fiscal and monetary policies are ahead, but will evolve slowly.

  15. CIO Outlook: Themes for 2015 and Beyond
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    CIO Outlook: Themes for 2015 and Beyond

  16. The True Value of Bonds
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    The True Value of Bonds

    Bonds still help diversify portfolios and provide income.

  17. The U.S. Dollar
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    The U.S. Dollar

    Buoyed by American growth, we expect the currency to stay strong.

  18. How Volatility Affects Us as People
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    How Volatility Affects Us as People

    Michael Liersch, head of behavioral finance for Merrill Lynch, discusses the ways that market turbulence can have an impact on our decision making.

  19. Market Updates
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    Market Updates

    Your resource for the latest thinking from our experts on the markets and economy.

  20. The State of the Housing Market
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    The State of the Housing Market

    Our experts discuss the latest trends in home prices, new construction and regional developments—and what to watch for in the coming year.

  21. Outlook 2015: How to Position Your Portfolio for Growth Now
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    Outlook 2015: How to Position Your Portfolio for Growth Now

    One of our top strategists explores opportunities in equities and fixed income in the coming year.

  22. Outlook 2015: Can the Recovery Continue?
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    Outlook 2015: Can the Recovery Continue?

    Better growth, low inflation and central bank support should characterize the global economy in the year ahead, with the best news coming from the U.S.

  23. Why Cities Are the Future of Global Growth
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    Why Cities Are the Future of Global Growth

    Every week, millions of people make the move from rural communities to urban centers—something global investor Arif Naqvi considers "the most important trend of our lifetimes."

  24. The Need for Government Reform
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    The Need for Government Reform

    Policymakers around the world have their work cut out for them, but there are encouraging signs of progress. Here, some thoughts from Merrill Lynch's Office of the CIO on how policy reforms can lead to economic success.

  25. Outlook 2015: The Near Term
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    Outlook 2015: The Near Term

    In 2015, we expect better global economic growth, led by the U.S., with interest rates remaining lower for longer.

  26. China: Charting A New Course
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    China: Charting A New Course

    Stephen Schwarzman of private equity giant Blackstone explains why he’s optimistic about the future of the world’s second largest economy.

  27. Putting Global Change into Perspective
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    Putting Global Change into Perspective

    Ashvin Chhabra, CIO of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, explains the significance of several long-term global trends and how to view these in light of your own goals.

  28. How Green Is Your Business?
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    How Green Is Your Business?

    Environmental improvements can pose financial challenges for small companies. But ignoring sustainability could cost more in the long run, and even small changes may help your bottom line.

  29. The End of Old
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    The End of Old

    The face of aging will never be the same, as 78 million Americans approaching retirement, and millions more overseas, transform how we live, work and invest

  30. The Expansion of Space Commerce
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    The Expansion of Space Commerce

    With the U.S. aerospace industry beginning to look more like a free market, what might it mean for investors? 3-2-1, read on.

  31. Health Care and the Data Revolution
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    Health Care and the Data Revolution

    Dr. Larry Smarr, founding director of Calit2, talks about his quest to get healthier — and the new technologies that helped him along the way.

  32. Education for All: Building a Better Future
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    Education for All: Building a Better Future

    In both the developed and developing world, the face of learning is changing. The future may depend on what we do now.

  33. The End of Old: A Conversation About Longevity
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    The End of Old: A Conversation About Longevity

    Jane Pauley moderates a panel discussion about the surprising ways that living longer is changing government, society and our lives.

  34. Five Forces of Global Change
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    Five Forces of Global Change

    From innovations that disrupt how we live to depleting resources and government reforms, these transformations will affect our financial lives in the years to come. Here's how to help stay ahead of them, and explore the opportunities.

  35. Solving the Energy Challenge
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    Solving the Energy Challenge

    The soaring demand for energy presents economic, environmental and security issues. More efficient technologies may be the answer, says Sarbjit Nahal of BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research.

  36. The Clear-Eyed Optimist
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    The Clear-Eyed Optimist

    Bob Kerrey sees a future in which Americans live longer and better, and find innovative solutions to a wide range of problems

  37. A Drive to Succeed
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    A Drive to Succeed

    By shifting focus from electric supercars to delivery trucks, Ian Wright met his goal to bring his fledgling technology company to the cutting edge of innovation

  38. The Global Fight Against Obesity
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    The Global Fight Against Obesity

    The statistics are alarming, but the tide may be turning. And investors could play an important role, says Sarbjit Nahal of BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research.

  39. Women Power
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    Women Power

    Their growing clout—as entrepreneurs, executives and consumers—is changing how companies do business and spurring economic growth around the world

  40. A Conversation with GE’s Jeffrey Immelt
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    A Conversation with GE’s Jeffrey Immelt

    The Chairman and CEO of one of the world's most innovative companies discusses U.S. manufacturing, energy independence and how the latest technological breakthroughs are transforming our future.

  41. The R&D Advantage
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    The R&D Advantage

    An unwavering focus on research and development is keeping the U.S. at the forefront of global innovation. The latest wave of advances is primed to change your life—along with the world’s economy

  42. Microfinance and New Ways of Giving
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    Microfinance and New Ways of Giving

    A pioneer in Web philanthropy explains how technology is making it easier for givers to connect with those who need their help the most.

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