Hot Reads: Investing Themes to Consider in 2023

Climate-focused investing could see renewed focus in the year ahead.

Reviewed by: Zoya Mirza
Edited by: Zoya Mirza

US Inflation Has Not ‘Turned the Corner Yet,’ Top IMF Official Warns (Financial Times)
Fund’s second-in-command urges Fed to "stay the course" on rate rises this year.


23 ETFs for 2023 (Bloomberg)
From inflation and the Fed to China, Russia and bitcoin, there’s no shortage of themes for investors to think about this year.

What’s Ahead for Climate Finance in 2023 (E&E News)
U.S. regulators laid the groundwork last year to address the threats that climate change poses to the global financial system. This year could see those efforts bear fruit.


Active Fixed Income ETFs Offer Strong Development Opportunity, Report Finds (Pensions & Investments)
Report revealed that among advisors using ETFs, U.S. fixed income ETFs have continued to increase, with 70% reporting such use in 2022, up from 63% in 2021.


Amazon to Slash More Than 18,000 Jobs in Escalation of Cuts (Bloomberg)
Layoffs will initiate the biggest corporate workforce reduction in company history, the latest sign that a tech-industry slump is deepening.


Green Bonds Are Set to Drive Corporate ESG Debt Out of Slump in 2023—Barclays (Reuters)
Barclays expects ESG bond sales to grow by 30% this year and rebound to almost the same levels of 2021, predominantly driven by green bonds.


A Brutal Year in the Markets Doesn’t Rattle ETF Investors (Morningstar)
U.S. ETFs reeled in $597.9 billion in 2022 despite an overall turbulent market, illuminating investors’ faith in the vehicle.

Zoya Mirza is a markets reporter at Her work has appeared in USA Today, Voice of America, and United Press International, among others. Mirza is a graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. Her past experiences include editorial work in book publishing and conducting political analysis for NGOs and think tanks. Mirza is a passionate bibliophile and collects vintage postcards from every bookstore she visits in a new city.