Carlyle executives share their views and expertise on a range of investment, public policy and economic matters through podcasts, commentaries, policy papers, TV interviews, speeches and presentations.

Economic Outlook
Pessimism’s Pitfalls as an Investment Strategy: The Perils of the “Next Subprime”

Investors, CEOs, and regulators learned from the Great Recession in ways that make the “next subprime” crisis less likely.  Rather than fall prey to elaborate narratives of ruin, or the tendency to expect that the next recession will look like the last one, investors would be better served to focus on conventional risks and opportunities. The best investment strategies will continue to be those that outperform the market in most years rather than those that deliver spectacular returns in one…

Investors, CEOs, and regulators learned from the Great Recession in ways that make the “next subprime” crisis less likely.  Rather than fall prey to elaborate narratives of ruin, or the…

Investors, CEOs, and regulators learned from the Great Recession in ways that make the “next subprime” crisis less…

MARKET COMMENTARY
Capturing the Credit Risk Premium

Credit market data powerfully dispel efficient markets theory. Speculative grade interest rates vary to an extent that cannot be explained by fundamentals. As a result, some periods offer better investment opportunities than others. Investors with a global platform and reliable funding sources can scale exposure to credit risk in ways that could increase unlevered returns on loans and bonds and improve overall portfolio performance.

Credit market data powerfully dispel efficient markets theory. Speculative grade interest rates vary to an extent that cannot be explained by fundamentals. As a…

Credit market data powerfully dispel efficient markets theory. Speculative grade interest…

MARKET COMMENTARY
Financial Services in the Post-Post-Crisis Environment

Schreiber and Thomas discuss how the U.S. presidential election effectively brought the post-crisis period to a close for the financial services industry. In the new era that follows, they say they expect profound shifts in the industry and the regulations that govern it, driven in part by technology and demographic trends as well as cyclical economic trends.

Schreiber and Thomas discuss how the U.S. presidential election effectively brought the post-crisis period to a close for the financial services industry. In the…

Schreiber and Thomas discuss how the U.S. presidential election effectively brought the post…

2017 Review & Outlook: Great Expectations

2017 Review & Outlook: Great Expectations

2017 Review & Outlook: Great Expectations

2017 Review & Outlook: Great Expectations