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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.

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Navigating the New Realities

In a new three-part virtual event series, we're addressing ways today's world creates unique pressures for women, vastly complicating the "usual" demands they may face. Moderated by award-winning journalist Soledad O'Brien, each 30 to 45 minute video features expert women panelists with timely and relevant insights that can make a real difference in the lives of women today.
Premieres September 29.

  • Midyear Outlook: Getting to the “New Normal”

    In a year of extraordinary challenges, positive signals are emerging that the economy is regaining its momentum.

  • At Home with the New Consumer

    How Coronavirus Changed Consumer Spending & Shopping Habits.

  • Tectonic Shifts in Global Supply Chains

    What a move toward deglobalization could mean for investors and companies.

  • 5 Trends That Could Define Our Post-Coronavirus Lives

    The pandemic could leave a legacy of innovation, social change and geopolitical disruption.

  • The Value of Financial Advice During Volatile Markets

    Working with an advisor can help you prepare for down markets—and stay grounded when they come.

  • Juggling Competing Financial Goals

    A 5-step process to help you prioritize your financial goals and create a realistic plan for pursuing them.

  • Should You Borrow or Take a Distribution from Your 401(k)?

    Options to consider before borrowing or requesting a withdrawal from your retirement plan.

  • 3 Reasons to Revisit Your Asset Allocation Strategy

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

  • Solving the Climate Crisis: Five Areas That Could Make a Difference

    Climate change can no longer be ignored—and investors may have a role to play.

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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.


Nina Easton is not affiliated with Bank of America Corporation.


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