That Was a Doozy: The Fed's 75bp Rate Hike and Inflation

Why the Fed went big at its June meeting is analyzed by Portfolio Strategist Garrett Melson, along with inflation, recession, and further rate hikes.

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Seeyond Volatility Insights : The Great Skew Reset

Simon Aninat, PM and Volatility expert at Seeyond, explains the great skew reset we have been witnessing and why we closely monitor this parameter.

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Stepping Up Resiliency of Fixed Income Portfolios

Now’s the time to balance interest rate and credit risk in fixed income portfolios, explains Matt Eagan, Co-Head of Loomis Sayles’ Full Discretion Team.

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Inflation & the Volatility Risk Premium

Most people think that high inflation implies high volatility for risky assets. But market data demonstrate a more nuanced reality. Learn more with Seeyond’s expert.

  • May 17, 2022
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Multisector Matters: Volatility Means Mispriced Bond Opportunity

Where the Loomis Sayles Full Discretion Team is finding favorable prices and security selection opportunities amidst heightened volatility is explored.

  • May 9, 2022
Can Big Tech Earnings Calm Market Fears?

What’s driving the markets, and if Big Tech can save the day or exacerbate a selloff, is analyzed.

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Market Volatility During Wartime

Simon Aninat, Volatility expert at Seeyond, provides insights on volatility during wartime.

Loomis on Loans - Q1 2022

Rates have been rising. Can companies take the heat? Loomis takes a look at the Loan Market.

  • April 13, 2022
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Three Reasons to Stay Invested in Volatile Times

Why panic selling during unsettling times may be one of the worst things long-term investors could do is analyzed over three decades.

  • April 11, 2022
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Equity Outlook: Get Ready for Volatility & Value Plays

Geopolitical, inflationary, and policy pressures may increase volatility in equity markets and value opportunities, says Chris Wallis, CEO, Vaughan Nelson.

  • April 7, 2022
Diversification Matters: Achieving Better Balance

Spreading your investments across asset classes can help to balance risk and return potential, and avoid surprises when market corrections occur.

  • March 29, 2022
Macro Consequences of Russia's Invasion

How direct and indirect risks, sanctions, commodity prices, and investor sentiment may impact the world as Russia continues its drive is analyzed.

Quantifying Turbulence in Trend Following

The authors examine historical periods of high turbulence and classify their driving forces to gain a better understanding of these extreme events.

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Intraday Volatility

Intraday volatility was very high in January. Simon Aninat, Volatility expert at Seeyond, discusses this event...

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Seeyond - Equity vs. Govies Volatility in 2021

Simon Aninat, Volatility expert at Seeyond, provides an update on the volatility of Equities vs Govies in 2021.

Trend Follower Insight: Three Themes of 2021

Investment trends and new market themes that appeared in 2021 are analyzed by trend-following research specialists at AlphaSimplex.

7 Themes for Investing in Changing Markets

Views on volatility, risks and trends in a Covid recovering world are shared by Alternatives, Global Bond, and Tactical Allocation Portfolio Managers.

  • November 12, 2021
The Realities of Realizing Risk

AlphaSimplex Group’s Chief Research Strategist analyzes realized risk over recent crisis periods in global markets and considers future implications.

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Volatility Insights: Spot up, Vol up

What is “Spot Up, Vol Up”? Simon Aninat, Volatility expert at Seeyond, provides insights on what this market configuration can reveal.

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Seeyond Volatility Update

Simon Aninat, Volatility expert at Seeyond, provides an update on the volatility environment as of the end of the first half of 2021.

Volatility Investing by Seeyond: Long vs Short Volatility Investing

Simon Aninat, Volatility expert at Seeyond, provides insights on how long and short volatility strategies can be complementary in a portfolio.

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Vaughan Nelson Select: Why, How, What

Equity Analyst Adam Rich talks about how Vaughan Nelson Select takes a concentrated, active approach to equity opportunities.

  • May 14, 2021
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Volatility Investing by Seeyond: Volatility Risk Premium Strategy

Simon Aninat, portfolio manager and Volatility specialist, provides insights on Seeyond’s short volatility strategy.

2021 Institutional Outlook

Get seven critical insights into how institutions will tackle risks, opportunities, and challenges in an uncertain 2021.

A Decade of Europe Minimum Volatility Investing at Seeyond

With 10 years of investing under his belt, Seeyond’s Nicolas Just looks at what the future holds for this investment approach.

  • November 2, 2020
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2020 Global Retirement Index

The 2020 Global Retirement Index identifies five critical risks to retirement security – recession, interest rates, public debt, climate change, and income inequality – and what they mean for the industry.

Four Insights on the Pandemic Market and Investor Behavior

Results from our Global Survey of Financial Professionals, conducted in the midst of the pandemic, show that volatility and recession are top concerns and reveal insight into investor behavior in uncertain markets.

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Between Stocks and Bonds: Higher yield and lower risk?

We believe a minimum volatility-based allocation of high-dividend paying stocks could be a promising solution for investors looking for income generating investments and lower risk.

  • October 2, 2019
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Leave Mother Nature Alone

On earth as in markets, humans have been trying to domesticate mother nature for their own benefit. But Nature always takes back its place.

Too Early for Pessimists

Our statistical analysis shows that 70% of equity investor risk appetite is defined by global growth, political risk and the FED’s monetary policies.

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2019 Natixis Global Survey of Individual Investors

The 2019 Natixis Global Survey of Individual Investors reveals that investors are conflicted about risk, returns and what they can expect from their investments.

  • July 15, 2019
Seeyond’s High Dividend Minimum Volatility: What does it bring to the table?

What does this strategy bring to the investors’ allocation? And what weight should be added to a typical allocation?

  • July 10, 2019
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Beta and the Bull Run

Increased market volatility and lingering geopolitical uncertainty can make it harder to look for uncorrelated sources of investment returns in the long run.

  • April 30, 2019
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Top Concerns for Professional Fund Buyers in 2018

With the return of market volatility, professional fund buyers reveal their top concerns–and how they plan to meet their goals despite them.

  • June 15, 2018
Riding the Aftershock: Wholesale Portfolio Manager Survey

How wholesale portfolio managers are finding opportunity amidst geopolitical instability, market volatility, and low interest rates.

  • May 4, 2017