Should Investors Worry About a Recession?

Global market strategist Esty Dwek argues that despite low bond yields and yield curve inversions, a recession is not a foregone conclusion.

The Worth of Water Security for Sustainable Companies

Investors may want to pay attention to companies committed to addressing water security challenges and sustainable economic development.

Fixed Income Solutions: Green Bond Opportunities Sprouting Up

A look at green bond opportunities that allow investors to pursue income and make an impact with their portfolios.

  • August 16, 2019
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Midyear Global Investment Outlook 2019: Silver Linings, Danger Zones, and Opportunities

Strategists discuss capital market prospects, central bank policy, tariffs, the likelihood of a global recession — and what keeps them up at night.

Beyond Tariffs and Trade: US-China and the New Economic Cold War

The US-China dispute is about more than trade alone – and has the potential to affect markets and investors in various ways.

Investor Considerations for the Fed’s Interest Rate Pause

Chief Market Strategist David Lafferty on the Fed’s new interest rate forecast and what it could mean for markets, investors, and portfolios.

Natixis Exchange: Politics, Trade and the Challenge of China

Global security expert Michèle Flournoy breaks down the threat China’s growing geopolitical influence poses to US markets.

Flex Time: Navigating Fixed Income Investing in a Late-Cycle Landscape

Views on Fed rate moves, high yield opportunities, China risks, and the importance of being flexible by Loomis Sayles portfolio manager Elaine Stokes.

  • May 8, 2019
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From the Summit: The Disruptors

Biomedical and thermodynamic innovators give first-hand accounts of how they disrupted and transformed their industries and what the future may hold.

A Big Step Forward: Carbon Footprint as Performance Indicator

Mirova is convinced that going beyond direct carbon emissions is essential to providing meaningfully sustainable, climate-friendly investments.

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From the Summit: Blockchain: Believe the Hype?

Three leaders who have successfully implemented blockchain technology into their companies discuss its strengths, limitations and growth potential.

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From the Summit: Will Renewable Energy Transform Global Geopolitics?

Energy experts debate how renewable energy can dramatically impact a country's independence from foreign influence, and shift the global balance of power.

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From the Summit: Is China Ready to Lead?

Although China’s economy holds great promise for investors, it remains to be seen whether it can lead on trade, human rights and climate change issues.

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From the Summit: The Power of Migration and Demography

Learn how migration is having a profound bearing on political elections around the world, and why growing elderly populations are taxing developed economies.

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From the Summit: The New Geopolitical World Order

The former president of Colombia discusses the complex state of international relations and its future impact on trade, finance, security, and human rights.

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From the Summit: The World in the Making: A Presidential Perspective

Three former European heads of state discuss their experiences and their vision for the future, and offer advice for solving international challenges.

Loomis Sayles: Investment Outlook 2019

Macro Analyst, Craig Burelle of Loomis Sayles, discusses how modest total returns and above-average volatility may define the risk asset landscape in 2019.

  • January 16, 2019
AlphaSimplex: A Look at Trend Following Strategies, Past and Present

Chief Research Strategist and Portfolio Manager Kathryn Kaminski of AlphaSimplex, looks at trends seen in 2018 and how they compare to other historical periods.

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From the Summit: The Future of Europe

European Union insiders explore various scenarios for EU politics over the next decade, given migration, monetary policy disagreements and Brexit.

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From the Summit: Shaping the Future of Active Management

Renowned portfolio managers discuss how active managers can differentiate themselves from passive competitors – and how they can meet clients’ new demands.

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European Stocks and the Wall of Worry

Senior Investment Strategist Esty Dwek discusses the prospects for markets in Europe.

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From the Summit: Ten Years After the Crisis: The Fallout and the Future

A look back at the measures global governments and institutions took to stabilize the 2008 financial crisis and the effect they may have on future events.

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From the Summit: The US Mid-Term Elections: Instant Analysis

Political insiders share their insights on the November 6 mid-term election results and interpret what it all means for the US, Europe and the world.

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The Change Variable: Cross-Sector Disruptors and Investing

Evolutions in technology are affecting a range of businesses, resulting in potential opportunities for active investors.

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Shaping the New Geopolitical World Order

Jean Raby, CEO of Natixis Investment Managers, and Ayo Akinwolere, Master of Ceremonies, preview the topics and trends that will be discussed at the Natixis Investment Managers Summit.

Financial Industry Reimagining Businesses for a Sustainable, Greener World

All types of financial service providers are retooling business models and integrating ESG practices to help shape a better world.