Natixis strategists forecast little change in capital markets for 2020.
Why improving relations among global leaders could benefit economies and careers is explained by Global Market Strategist Esty Dwek.
With no obvious shocks on the horizon, Chief Market Strategist David Lafferty believes 2020 market performance hinges on pace of global growth.
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz considers how trade tensions and recession risks might affect equities, emerging markets, and fixed income next year.
Value recovery under way, Brexit discounts, and European banks’ attractive yields are covered by David Herro, CIO – International Equities, Harris Associates.
Business fundamentals and market factors are aligning in a way that suggest a potentially strong year for emerging markets in 2020.
A look at non-transparent ETFs, direct indexing, and fixed income ETF strategies with Nick Elward, Head of Business Development and ETFs at Natixis.
Chief Market Strategist David Lafferty discusses the pros and cons of annual market predictions and outlooks.
A lack of consensus on the investment outlook for 2020 may argue for a more nimble approach to portfolio construction and rebalancing in the new year.
Generally solid US economic data and signs of improvement in China point to a market stabilization or improvement rather than a further slowdown.
How a looming Brexit deal and evidence of easing geopolitical tensions between the US and China could affect markets and investors.
Chief Market Strategist David Lafferty on what makes a market bubble and what investors should be mindful of as they consider portfolio allocations.
A look at how a trade truce between the US and China came together and what it could mean for markets and investors in the months ahead.
A look at recent capital market performance across asset classes and a near-term market forecast.
A look at how the US-China trade war, Brexit, Germany’s slowdown, and Middle East tensions could affect markets and portfolios over the near term
A look at how investors can actively manage fixed income portfolios through uncertain market scenarios.
Chief Market Strategist David Lafferty discusses the potential portfolio implications of interest rate uncertainty and how investors can prepare.
Analysis of key asset allocation trends derived from in-depth analysis of institutional investment portfolios by Natixis Portfolio Clarity® consultants.
Amid low interest rates, slow growth, and deflation Portfolio Strategist Jack Janasiewicz diagnoses current market conditions and considers the road ahead.
Although globalization has made the investment world smaller, the Asian volatility of the 1990s still holds lessons for today’s value investors.
With credit spreads shrinking, insurers may want to use equity style factors to pursue higher yields, mitigate drawdowns, and adapt to changing markets.
Central banks are looking to more accommodative monetary policy in light of slowing growth and trade tensions – but can it galvanize markets?
Global market strategist Esty Dwek argues that despite low bond yields and yield curve inversions, a recession is not a foregone conclusion.
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.
How political tensions mixed with supply-and-demand dynamics could help shape global oil markets over the months and years ahead.
Important questions remain about whether the return of accommodative monetary policy by the Fed and central banks worldwide can stave off recessionary forces.
How US-China tensions and potentially lower interest rates could affect financial markets and investor portfolios over the near term.
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.
Three questions to consider when evaluating active and passive portfolio allocations.
Some of the best growth and value opportunities are beyond US borders and benchmarks, according to portfolio managers from WCM Investment Management and Harris Associates.
What the US-China trade war could mean for US policymakers American companies, and investors.
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.
Bill Nygren and David Herro of Harris Associates on why investors shouldn’t let market clamor drown out potential value opportunities in their portfolios.
With interest rates still below historic averages, the yield pickup on private debt strategies over traditional fixed income remains attractive.
Chief Market Strategist David Lafferty on the Fed’s new interest rate forecast and what it could mean for markets, investors, and portfolios.
A change in the way the Fed considers interest rate policy has the potential to be very important for both markets, investors, and portfolios.
Two cybersecurity experts offer safety tips and answer questions about breaches, artificial intelligence, hacking, insider threats and data protection.
Views on Fed rate moves, high yield opportunities, China risks, and the importance of being flexible by Loomis Sayles portfolio manager Elaine Stokes.
Humility and culture are key to sustaining a competitive advantage, say co-CEOs of Natixis’ newest global growth manager WCM Investment Management.
Recent volatility and decreasing market liquidity worldwide could present a favorable landscape for actively managed value investors.
Energy experts debate how renewable energy can dramatically impact a country's independence from foreign influence, and shift the global balance of power.
The author examines the importance of market size in trend following strategies and highlights the significance of the size factor across managers in 2018.
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.
Three former European heads of state discuss their experiences and their vision for the future, and offer advice for solving international challenges.
European Union insiders explore various scenarios for EU politics over the next decade, given migration, monetary policy disagreements and Brexit.
A look back at the measures global governments and institutions took to stabilize the 2008 financial crisis and the effect they may have on future events.
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.