COVID-19 Dashboard: Actively Managing a Dynamic Risk Landscape

Volatility related to ongoing COVID-19 concerns warrants consideration of fiscal and monetary responses and analysis of what an outbreak recovery might look like.

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?

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COVID-19: Understanding the Policy Response and the Road Ahead for Markets

Discussing the federal response to coronavirus, the near-term market outlook, and the pandemic's effects on election season.

COVID-19: Three Market Scenarios for Investors to Consider

As governments worldwide enact fiscal measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we look at three potential market scenarios for investors to consider.

MVIN Performs Strongly Amidst Market Volatility

The ETF strategy seeks to help cushion portfolios from the type of market volatility that occurred as a result of COVID-19 concerns.

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.

Making Sense of Market Mayhem

Chief Market Strategist David Lafferty offers thoughts on how investors can think about risks and opportunities amid an oil price war and COVID-19 market turbulence.

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March 2020: COVID-19 and Global Market Views

Chris Wallis, Portfolio Manager, and Dan Hughes, Client Portfolio Manager, both of Vaughan Nelson, discuss recent volatility, COVID-19, and additional market factors.

  • March 6, 2020
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.

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Highs and Lows of Investing in 2020: Natixis Institutional Outlook Panel

Our panel of experts share insights about growth, volatility, and interest rates at Natixis’ 2020 Institutional Outlook event.

  • December 19, 2019
Room for Global Growth, Equities & EM: Asset Allocation Outlook 2020

Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz considers how trade tensions and recession risks might affect equities, emerging markets, and fixed income next year.

ETFs and Index Investing in 2020: 3 Trends for Investors to Consider

A look at non-transparent ETFs, direct indexing, and fixed income ETF strategies with Nick Elward, Head of Business Development and ETFs at Natixis.

  • December 2, 2019
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.

Defensive Moves for Late Cycle Fixed Income Markets

A look at how investors can actively manage fixed income portfolios through uncertain market scenarios.

  • October 8, 2019
US Institutional Asset Allocation Trends

Analysis of key asset allocation trends derived from in-depth analysis of institutional investment portfolios by Natixis Portfolio Clarity® consultants.

Value Investing in Emerging Markets: Lessons from History

Although globalization has made the investment world smaller, the Asian volatility of the 1990s still holds lessons for today’s value investors.

Equity Style Factors for Insurers

With credit spreads shrinking, insurers may want to use equity style factors to pursue higher yields, mitigate drawdowns, and adapt to changing markets.

Welcome to the Meh Market

After a first half run-up, our market strategists think rate cuts are already priced in, leaving little to get excited about in the second half of 2019.

Lower Expected Returns: Evaluate Your Options

As pension systems close the books on another June 30 fiscal year, an all too familiar theme is rearing its ugly head: pressure to lower investment return assumptions.

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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.

  • July 15, 2019
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Assessing Liquidity, Growth, and the Tariffs Effect

Vaughan Nelson CEO and Senior Portfolio Manager Chris Wallis provides a mid-year market outlook and thoughts on what investors might expect through year-end.

  • June 27, 2019
Summer Break: Pursuing Value Amid the Noise

Bill Nygren and David Herro of Harris Associates on why investors shouldn’t let market clamor drown out potential value opportunities in their portfolios.

  • June 25, 2019
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Staying Invested While Managing Volatility Risk

A discussion of strategies available to investors looking to manage volatility risk while taking advantage of growth opportunities that can result from market movements.

Asset Class Opportunity: Private Debt

With interest rates still below historic averages, the yield pickup on private debt strategies over traditional fixed income remains attractive.

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Using Option Strategies to Help Manage Portfolio Volatility

Learn how option strategies can help manage the volatility of equities and create a smoother ride.

  • May 28, 2019
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Low Volatility Equity Investing: The Gateway Strategy

With more than 40 years of experience using index options to manage equity risk, Gateway Investment Advisers offers unique insights on market volatility.

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2019 Institutional Outlook

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

  • March 4, 2019
Asset Allocator’s Guide to Equity Beta-Reducing Strategies

Equity substitutes, equity complements, and equity diversifiers. All of these strategies may play a role in risk mitigation, but they do so in different ways.

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