Volatility in Context: On Yields, Economic Indicators, and Recession Odds

Five points for investors to consider in light of recent volatility in the equity and fixed income markets.

Manager point of view: Safety in numbers

Frederic Dupraz, lead manager of the Thematics Safety strategy, explains why the response to emerging threats to our safety create investment opportunities.

  • August 13, 2019
Can Monetary Policy Revitalize Markets?

Important questions remain about whether the return of accommodative monetary policy by the Fed and central banks worldwide can stave off recessionary forces.

Measuring Market Drivers – Can the Equity and Bond Rally Continue?

Although the rally in fixed income and equities has continued, political tensions and trade uncertainty could present downside risks for investors to consider over the near term.

Manager point of view: Intelligence inside

Karen Kharmandarian, co-manager for the Thematics AI & Robotics strategy, explains why AI and robotics will continue to influence all aspects of our lives.

  • August 2, 2019
Equity Markets March On, While Bonds Call Recession

How US-China tensions and potentially lower interest rates could affect financial markets and investor portfolios over the near term.

Midyear Outlook 2019: Recession Risks, Interest Rates, and Growth Prospects

Chief Market Strategist David Lafferty provides his macro-economic outlook and what investors can consider in terms of risks and opportunities in the second half.

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Natixis Exchange: Where political uncertainty creates investment opportunity

Three leading portfolio experts explain how they invest in a shifting economic and political landscape.

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Measuring Market Excitement: Is Global Growth About to Bloom?

Chief Market Strategist David Lafferty shares his views on the post-Christmas global rally – and what investors should know about where markets may be headed.

Nowhere to Hide: 2018 Global Barometer Compares Portfolios from 7 Regions

Insights into model portfolios and asset allocation decisions worldwide that seek to explain key drivers in performance differentials.

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.

ESG and Sustainable Investing: Uncovering Motivations, Dispelling Myths

It’s time to challenge many of the biggest misconceptions about ESG and sustainable investing so that conversations can be more productive.

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Loomis Sayles Update: Active Investors Get Selective in 2019

An overview of where Loomis, Sayles & Company is searching for investment opportunities in the equity and fixed income landscapes.

  • March 28, 2019
Changing Market Dynamics Present Active Value Opportunities

Recent volatility and decreasing market liquidity worldwide could present a favorable landscape for actively managed value investors.

  • March 26, 2019
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Taking Measure of Global Markets: Risks, China, and Europe

Senior Investment Strategist Esty Dwek on recession risk, trade challenges, political tensions, and emerging market growth.

10 Things Keeping Investors Up at Night

Senior Investment Strategist Esty Dwek shares insights on investor concerns for the year ahead, including volatility, interest rates, Brexit, and trade wars.

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Forecasting Trends in Sustainable Investing

Mirova Portfolio Manager Amber Fairbanks discusses her equity outlook for 2019 and shares insights on potential long-term ESG investment opportunities.

  • February 8, 2019
Horizons : Ostrum AM Outlook 2019

What will be the dynamics of the fixed-income and equity markets in 2019? Discover the analysis of Ostrum AM experts with the Horizons newsletter.

  • January 31, 2019
Five Myths About U.S. Large Caps

The case for investing in U.S. large-cap stocks is encountering skepticism. Bill Nygren, CIO – U.S. Equities and Portfolio Manager at Harris Associates, explores some of the myths.

  • January 28, 2019
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Overly Emotional Equity Markets Creating Opportunity for Value Investors

Portfolio Manager David Herro can’t say whether market weakness will continue in 2019 – but he is sure it will deliver intriguing scenarios for value investors.

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
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From the Summit: Making Sense of ESG

Take a closer look at the current and future state of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing, the metrics that matter, and growth outlook.

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.

Challenging the Market: the Hunt for Underrated Winners in Europe

Isaac Chebar explains why some of the companies that are viewed as the big losers are in danger of being mispriced by the market.

  • January 7, 2019
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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.

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.

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Growth Equity Strategies in Accordance with Loomis, Sayles & Company

Hollie Briggs, product manager and member of the Growth Equity Strategies Team, headed up by Aziz Hamzaogullari, discusses their ‘deep-dive’ research process, plus what differentiates them from the pack when picking stocks, and why the team has held certain stocks for so long.

  • August 30, 2018
Measuring Active Management with Active Share

Active Share is a useful to help investors determine what they are paying for when they select an active manager.

  • June 28, 2018