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Merrill Perspectives: Clear Insights
to Navigate What Might be Next


Merrill Perspectives is here to help you make sense of today’s economic landscape. With a curated collection of timely resources and insights, we’ll help answer your most pressing investment questions and provide clarity for the road ahead.

A New Administration—and What It Might Mean for Investors

How key industries could be affected by the change of leadership in Washington

  • 10 Tax Tips That Could Save You Money Now

    Timely ideas to help you reduce your tax bill or increase your refund

  • Your 2021 Financial Checklist: 5 Questions to Ask Your Advisor

    5 questions to ask your advisor so you can stay on track to meet your goals

  • Do You Have a Plan for Your Emergency Cash?

    There are plenty of reasons, besides emergencies, to keep a reserve of cash on hand

  • 3 Reasons for the Strength in the Housing Market

    Michelle Meyer, Head of U.S. Economics with BofA Global Research, explains 3 contributing factors.

  • Do You Have a Retirement Spending Plan?

    Tips to help you create a plan to draw down your retirement savings that is aligned with your unique priorities and goals

  • More Than a Trend? Why Stakeholder Capitalism May Have Staying Power

    Companies are being encouraged to consider how they can potentially benefit all of their stakeholders—in addition to their shareholders

  • Promising Power of Green Hydrogen

    How new clean energy initiatives could transform our lives

  • Reshoring: The Next Great Global Trend

    The potential benefits of reshoring on the U.S. economy and our lives

  • 3 Reasons to Revisit Your Asset Allocation Strategy

    A disciplined approach to investing can help you pursue your goals in up—and down—markets.

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The Chief Investment Office (CIO) provides thought leadership on wealth management, investment strategy and global markets; portfolio management solutions; due diligence; and solutions oversight and data analytics. CIO viewpoints are developed for Bank of America Private Bank, a division of Bank of America, N.A., (“Bank of America”) and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated (“MLPF&S” or “Merrill”), a registered broker-dealer, registered investment adviser and a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of America Corporation.


BofA Global Research is research produced by BofA Securities, Inc. (“BofAS”) and/or one or more of its affiliates. BofAS is a registered broker-dealer, Member SIPC, and wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of America Corporation.



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