10 Potential Market Risks and Questions for 2021 10 Potential Market Risks and Questions for 2021

Global Market Strategist Esty Dwek outlines her Top 10 potential risks – and questions to consider – for the year ahead.

Should Investors Be Leery of Inflation Risk? Should Investors Be Leery of Inflation Risk?

Accommodative monetary and fiscal policy and potential post-pandemic supply/demand challenges are raising long-dormant questions about inflation.

How Are Institutional Investors Viewing the Covid-19 Recovery?
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How Are Institutional Investors Viewing the Covid-19 Recovery?

Natixis macro specialists discuss results of the 2021 Natixis Global Survey of Institutional Investors and break down potential risks and opportunities in the new year.

View from Washington: The Transition from Trump to Biden View from Washington: The Transition from Trump to Biden

A look at the White House changeover, the importance of the Georgia runoff elections, and what’s in store for policy and politics in 2021.

  • December 15, 2020
Beyond Covid: Better Times Ahead
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Beyond Covid: Better Times Ahead

Global Market Strategist Esty Dwek discusses prospects for growth, returning to normal, and the risks ahead in the new year.

Managed Futures Return Dispersion: A Review Managed Futures Return Dispersion: A Review

Comprehensive analysis of trend following managed futures strategies helps put volatile first quarter 2020 performance into historical context.

2021 Outlook: Entering the Post-Covid World 2021 Outlook: Entering the Post-Covid World

While the health crisis is ongoing, the prospects of vaccines suggest the beginning of the end of the pandemic.

Emerging Markets: The Benchmark Is the Risk Emerging Markets: The Benchmark Is the Risk

Measuring the merits of emerging market equities by an index may be quite limiting. Global growth equity managers at WCM Investment Management explain why.

  • November 20, 2020
Gateway Market Perspective: Volatility Insight Gateway Market Perspective: Volatility Insight

What’s driving volatility market dynamics, where are VIX® futures contracts priced at, and volatility risk premium are analyzed by Gateway Investment Advisers.

  • November 18, 2020
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Making Sense of the 2020 Elections: What Happened – and What’s Next?
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Making Sense of the 2020 Elections: What Happened – and What’s Next?

Veteran political observer Carl Hulse, Chief Washington Correspondent for The New York Times, recaps the 2020 election season and its implications for the road ahead.

  • November 17, 2020
The Case for TIPS in a Post Crisis World The Case for TIPS in a Post Crisis World

Why higher than target inflation and repricing of long breakevens may be on the horizon, and the impact on TIPS, is explained by Loomis, Sayles & Co. Fixed Income specialists.

  • November 13, 2020
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The Pandemic Factor: Investing in the Covid Economy The Pandemic Factor: Investing in the Covid Economy

Analyzing how the potential risk and return dynamics of the global economy have changed in the wake of the 2020 outbreak.

  • October 30, 2020
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November Outlook: Market Conditions After the Vote 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.

Emotion and the 2020 Election
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Emotion and the 2020 Election

Systematic trading strategies can’t predict election outcomes, but short-term market trends can offer insights and opportunities for investment.

AEW Covid-19 Market Update: October 2020 AEW Covid-19 Market Update: October 2020

AEW market analysts review the current state of the pandemic and its repercussions for the US economy and property markets

  • October 29, 2020
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Finding Value Opportunities in the Pandemic Economy
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Finding Value Opportunities in the Pandemic Economy

David Herro of Harris Associates discusses how the economic repercussions of Covid-19 are creating long-term growth prospects for value investors.

Opportunities in the Emerging Recovery Opportunities in the Emerging Recovery

Emerging market economies stand to benefit from a growth recovery led by the manufacturing sector.

Rising to the Challenges of Retirement
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Rising to the Challenges of Retirement

Economics of COVID-19, climate change, income inequality, and other risks weighing on retirement systems are explored by retirement and global market specialists.

October Outlook: Why Room for Growth – and Volatility – Remains October Outlook: Why Room for Growth – and Volatility – Remains

A review of what recent macro data is signaling about asset class opportunities – and potential portfolio risks – through the end of 2020.

Lessons in Leadership
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Lessons in Leadership

5 P’s of discipline, call for world leadership on pandemic, democracy and contested election insight from former White House Chief of Staff Andy Card

  • October 1, 2020
Have Markets Become Addicted to Stimulus? Have Markets Become Addicted to Stimulus?

Fiscal and monetary action has helped avert a COVID-19 economic crisis, but should investors be concerned about too much of a good thing?

Reflections on Ten Years in Trend Following 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.

CEO Panel Talk: Investing with Purpose
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CEO Panel Talk: Investing with Purpose

What role can the financial community play in advancing important societal issues? Three executives share insight on greater engagement and collaborating with other sectors.

Split Down the Middle Split Down the Middle

Following the quickest selloff and rebound in history, the Natixis Strategist Outlook offers diverging views to the question: What comes next?

September Outlook: Data Continues to Point to a Measured Recovery 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.

Measuring the Sustainability of US Economic Recovery in COVID Times
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Measuring the Sustainability of US Economic Recovery in COVID Times

Jobless claims, industrial vs. service sector recovery, US dollar and stock market movement are analyzed by Chris Wallis, CEO, CIO at Vaughan Nelson in this podcast.

  • August 24, 2020
Private Equity Investing During Crisis Markets
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Private Equity Investing During Crisis Markets

COVID crisis factors for private equity investments, sector outlooks, exits and opportunities are examined by Nitin Gupta, Managing Partner at Flexstone Partners.

  • August 4, 2020
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Assessing Increasing COVID-19 Case Counts and Markets
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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.

  • July 30, 2020
August Outlook: Is the Market Poised for a Breakout? August Outlook: Is the Market Poised for a Breakout?

While COVID-19 challenges remain, many key indicators of a global recovery persist.

July Market Outlook: Slowly Reopening, with an Eye Toward Risks July Market Outlook: Slowly Reopening, with an Eye Toward Risks

Headline risks remain, while a slow return to normal remains under way. Expectations for a return to pre-COVID levels of activity should remain measured.

The Road from Here: Global Market Perspectives with Bloomberg’s John Authers
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The Road from Here: Global Market Perspectives with Bloomberg’s John Authers

Rally, risks, pandemic patterns, and emerging markets’ attractive valuations are part of this lively conversation with Bloomberg’s John Authers.

Could Stock Market Leadership Change Coming Out of COVID-Recession?
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Could Stock Market Leadership Change Coming Out of COVID-Recession?

Why international equities and smaller caps may be more attractive in a post-pandemic world is looked at by Chris Wallis, CEO, CIO at Vaughan Nelson.

  • June 17, 2020
June Outlook: New Market Dynamics and the Post-COVID-19 Recovery June Outlook: New Market Dynamics and the Post-COVID-19 Recovery

Global Market Strategist Esty Dwek considers the pace of the economic recovery and potential near-term market conditions.

COVID-Recession Dynamics & Differences
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COVID-Recession Dynamics & Differences

Why this recession differs in speed and magnitude, and select opportunities across market caps are assessed by Chris Wallis, CEO, CIO, Vaughan Nelson.

  • June 3, 2020
Resiliency & Risks in Global Financial Systems
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Resiliency & Risks in Global Financial Systems

COVID recession consequences, fiscal & monetary action, and capital market implications are covered by Peter Fisher of Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business.

  • June 2, 2020
Bloomberg Podcast: Harvesting Crisis Alpha
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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.

Are Markets Underestimating Recovery Challenges? Are Markets Underestimating Recovery Challenges?

While fiscal and monetary responses to the COVID-19 economic crisis have given markets reasons for optimism, risks and challenges remain.

Crisis & Recovery: What Economic and Epidemic Models Are Telling Us
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Crisis & Recovery: What Economic and Epidemic Models Are Telling Us

Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller discusses narrative economics, regional CAPE Ratio valuations, and areas of growth emerging from the crisis.

  • April 30, 2020
The Big Spend: What COVID-19 Fiscal and Monetary Action May Mean for Markets The Big Spend: What COVID-19 Fiscal and Monetary Action May Mean for Markets

Global Market Strategist Esty Dwek takes measure of the unprecented monetary and fiscal measures being introduced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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

Low Volatility Equity – It’s Not Too Late
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Low Volatility Equity – It’s Not Too Late

Chief Market Strategist discusses the benefits of Gateway’s index options-based strategy in today’s uncertain markets.

Into the Unknown: Gauging the Depth of the COVID-19 Recession 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.

View from Washington: How Might COVID-19 Impact Election Season? View from Washington: How Might COVID-19 Impact Election Season?

VP of Government Relations Susan Olson looks at how remaining primary elections and general election campaigning could be affected by coronavirus.

  • March 23, 2020
Election 2020: From Iowa to Outbreak, Democrats Seek a Nominee Election 2020: From Iowa to Outbreak, Democrats Seek a Nominee

Vice President of Government Relations Susan Olson discusses how Super Tuesday narrowed the Democratic presidential field and narrowed the odds of a contested convention.

  • March 16, 2020
What an Oil Price War Could Mean for Markets and Investors 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.

March 2020: COVID-19 and Global Market Views
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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 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 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.

Allocating for Higher Inflation: Don’t Miss Out on Returns Allocating for Higher Inflation: Don’t Miss Out on Returns

Overview of factors that influence inflation and opportunities for adding inflation exposure in a way that maintains baseline return expectations.

Slower for Longer? Gauging Market Reaction to COVID-19 Slower for Longer? Gauging Market Reaction to COVID-19

Coronavirus cases are falling in China, but rising elsewhere – creating elevated volatility risk.

Assessing the Impact of the Coronavirus on Financial Markets Assessing the Impact of the Coronavirus on Financial Markets

An assessment of how the Wuhan coronavirus has impacted markets, with insights on what investors might be able to expect over the short term.

Coronavirus and Global Markets: What Investors Should Know 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.

Price Matters: International Value Opportunities Today
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Price Matters: International Value Opportunities Today

Overvalued US stocks and dollar spell opportunity for patient value investor David Herro, CIO, International Equities, at Harris Associates.

How Might the Coronavirus Impact Markets and Investors in the Near Term? How Might the Coronavirus Impact Markets and Investors in the Near Term?

Despite a constructive backdrop and continued positive economic data, it’s important for investors to remain risk-aware.

Data Privacy Regulation in the US Data Privacy Regulation in the US

The influence of new data privacy rules across the broader digital economy is likely to leave no business sector unaffected.

  • January 6, 2020
The Fiduciary Standard: Where Are We Now?
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The Fiduciary Standard: Where Are We Now?

The DOL’s Fiduciary Rule is gone. Will a new standard of care take its place? Ira Hammerman of SIMFA updates us on the latest news and legislation pertaining to the broker/dealer fiduciary standard.

  • November 28, 2018