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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.

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Noisy Summer: Headlines May Be Obscuring a Persistent Recovery

While challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic remain, evidence suggests that the post-crisis rebound can continue.

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.

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Bloomberg Podcast: Harvesting Crisis Alpha

Gains for trend following managed futures strategies during COVID-19 crisis are explained by Dr. Kathryn Kaminski in this Bloomberg interview.

  • May 22, 2020
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AlphaSimplex: Volatility is here to stay

Kathryn Kaminski, Chief Research Strategist at AlphaSimplex, talks with Natixis’s Esty Dwek about managing volatility today.

  • May 11, 2020
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.

  • April 30, 2020
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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.

Fighting the Fear Gauge

Christiaan Kraan, Managing Director at Seeyond, an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers, explains how volatility strategies can be both an investable and liquid asset class and why they are one of a few true diversification opportunities left in the world today.

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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.

  • April 17, 2020
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WCM Takes an Active, Long-Term Approach to Down Markets

Paul Black, co-CEO and Portfolio Manager at WCM Investment Management, talks about COVID-19 market turbulence and how an active approach seeks to uncover opportunities in down markets.

  • April 14, 2020
Managing Volatility: Strategies for Emotional Markets

Risk-mitigating and portfolio diversification ideas to help investors stay invested through market crisis for long-term financial goals.

  • April 2, 2020
Into the Unknown: Gauging the Depth of the COVID-19 Recession

A look at whether investors can expect a short or prolonged market downturn as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus Markets: Have We Seen the Bottom?

In light of the federal aid response to COVID-19, how should investors consider market opportunities and risks over the near term?

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.

What an Oil Price War Could Mean for Markets and Investors

Head of Global Market Strategy for Dynamic Solutions Esty Dwek looks at the potential global market implications of an oil supply glut.

COVID-19: Perspectives from a Long-Term Value Investor

Epidemics, wars, and a financial crisis have been short-term factors for long-term value-oriented Harris Associates, explains Portfolio Manager and Director of US Research, Win Murray.

  • March 3, 2020
COVID-19: Making Sense of Market Sentiment

As cases of COVID-19 occur outside of China, investors should be aware of the potential market risks.

Coronavirus and Global Markets: What Investors Should Know

China’s coronavirus outbreak has implications for the global economy and investors – here’s a look at the potential near-term and longer-term market risks.

Manager Point of View: Putting risk first

Nicolas Just, Deputy CEO and CIO at Seeyond, explains why ‘low-vol’ equity strategies, can outperform the market and what it can bring to investors.

Why a Recession May Not Be Imminent

Generally solid US economic data and signs of improvement in China point to a market stabilization or improvement rather than a further slowdown.

What Clearing Geopolitical Clouds Could Mean for Investors

How a looming Brexit deal and evidence of easing geopolitical tensions between the US and China could affect markets and investors.

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Equity Markets: Think Differently

Practice can differ from theory. Discover Seeyond’s innovative approach to equity investing.

  • October 25, 2019
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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.

  • September 30, 2019
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.

Understanding US-China Trade Turmoil and Its Potential Investor Impacts

An analysis of recent market volatility and how US-China trade turmoil may continue to affect markets and investors in the near term.

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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
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2019 Institutional Outlook

Our 2019 Institutional Outlook explores the nine trends driving institutional strategy for 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.