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What, How, Why: Understanding the GameStop Frenzy

Moments of irrational exuberance provide useful reminders that markets don’t always behave in ways consistent with traditional economic theory.

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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.

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Wolves of Wall Street : Seeyond’s take on The GameStop Saga

Simon Aninat, portfolio manager and Volatility specialist, provides insights on the GameStop drama.

It’s All Fun and GameStop, Until Someone Loses an Eye

PM Jack Janasiewicz looks at the public sentiments and market dynamics of “meme stocks” and how they might affect investors and portfolios in the near term.

Are We in a Market Bubble? Probably Not – Here’s Why

Talk of a market bubble abounds and has for some time. Rather than track headlines, investors may want to consider risk appetite and guidance from the Fed.

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Volatility Investing by Seeyond: Long Volatility Strategies

Simon Aninat, portfolio manager and Volatility specialist , explains Seeyond’s approach to active long volatility strategies.

2021 Institutional Outlook

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

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Volatility Investing by Seeyond: Introduction to Our Philosophy

Simon Aninat, portfolio manager and Volatility specialist, presents Seeyond’s vision on this unique asset class.

Election 2020: Record Turnout, Razor-Thin Results, What Now?

A look at early Election 2020 results and what they could mean for policy and politics over the near term.

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
November Outlook: Market Conditions After the Vote

In her latest outlook, Natixis macro specialist Esty Dwek suggests some market factors will remain consistent – no matter who wins the vote.

Fall Season: How Concerned Should Investors Be About Volatility?

PM Jack Janasiewicz looks at how election years typically bring market volatility – but current economic fundamentals remain encouraging.

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.

Reflections on Ten Years in Trend Following

AlphaSimplex Chief Research Strategist, portfolio manager and inventor of “crisis alpha” Kathryn Kaminski discusses how her approach can benefit investors.

September Outlook: Data Continues to Point to a Measured Recovery

While continuing public health challenges are tempering momentum, monetary and fiscal stimulus is helping maintain resilience.

Year-End Outlook: Tracking the Post-COVID-19 Economy

As the slow economic recovery continues, a look at regional case surges, recent record market highs, election season, and the path forward.

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Assessing Increasing COVID-19 Case Counts and Markets

Vaughan Nelson CEO and Portfolio Manager Chris Wallis shares insights on the economic recovery and near-term market risks.

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.

Hazy Conditions: US-China Relations and Emerging Markets

A look at post-COVID-19 tensions between the world’s two largest economies and what it could mean for investors and emerging markets.

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.

  • May 8, 2020
Last Contango in Paris : What oil markets tell us about volatility markets

Oil market has recently made the news with negative prices. This is an opportunity to highlight the parallel between the Oil and Volatility markets.

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Protecting Your Portfolio in a Downmarket with Aziz Hamzaogullari

Aziz Hamzaogullari, Chief Investment Officer and founder of the Growth Equities Strategies team at Loomis Sayles talks about how to protect your portfolio in market crisis.

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What Is Crisis Alpha? How Do Some Managed Futures Strategies Pursue It?

Persistent cross-asset trends during periods of market stress, crisis alpha and the strategic role of managed futures are explained.

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.

  • March 27, 2020
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Growth Scenarios Ahead

With the world dealing with the impact of COVID-19, our Head of Global Market Strategy looks at three possible scenarios that could to unfold in the economy and 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
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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Six Simple Reasons Why Yesterday’s Volatile Markets Are a Wake-Up Call for Investors Today

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

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
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.

Riding the Aftershock: Wholesale Portfolio Manager Survey

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