500 names in an index isn’t offering broad diversification today. That’s why maintaining factor diversification is key to Vaughan Nelson’s Select approach.
Learn how option strategies can help manage the volatility of equities and create a smoother ride.
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz explains why the markets need clarity on three uncertainty overhangs before they can gain some traction.
Researcher CFRA awards the Natixis Vaughan Nelson Select ETF (VNSE) with its 5-star rating, based on performance, reward potential and risk mitigation.
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz discusses the stock market’s gain in March, yield curve relativity, the rate hike trajectory and inflation expectations.
Historical analysis highlights which equity sectors and strategies fare best when inflation heats up.
Analysis of recent tax loss harvesting opportunities and overview of potential changes in tax legislation from the billionaire tax to SECURE 2.0.
Geopolitical, inflationary, and policy pressures may increase volatility in equity markets and value opportunities, says Chris Wallis, CEO, Vaughan Nelson.
Portfolio strategists explain why fears about rates, energy prices, inflation and recession may be overblown.
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz discusses events that rattled markets in February, from rate hike expectations to fallout from the Russia/Ukraine crisis.
Learn about our Racial Equity investment approach that uses direct indexing to focus on companies that promote diversity, equity and inclusion.
Chief Investment Strategist at Gateway Investment Advisers offers perspective on market turbulence and Gateway's low volatility equity strategies.
As market volatility escalates in response to Russia’s invasion, international equity value expert David Herro of Harris Associates shares his perspectives.
Q&A with Scott Weber, Co-Portfolio Manager of the Natixis Vaughan Nelson Select ETF (VNSE).
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz provides context around January’s market swoon, the Fed’s anticipated rate hikes and the start of earnings season.
While tax code changes remain uncertain, the strong fourth quarter bull market continued to limit opportunities for harvesting losses in portfolios.
Weighting portfolio assets based on their Sharpe ratios may be a good alternative to mean-variance optimization to help optimize risk efficiency.
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz discusses the December Fed meeting, living with Omicron, the power of earnings, and the new market highs at year end.
Periodic rebalancing is necessary to maintain an investor’s target risk profile, but it’s important to understand the costs and benefits.
Portfolio strategists offer a refreshingly different take on inflation, interest rates, valuations and the most recent comments from the Federal Reserve.
With their yields near all-time lows, Treasuries may no longer provide reliable diversification for equities in the next crisis. What else might work?
Analysis of 20-year returns suggests that sector diversification may be a more effective defensive strategy than favoring growth or value equity styles.
Growth, a strong US dollar, commodities, and sector rotations are explored by Vaughan Nelson CEO and Portfolio Manager in this 2022 outlook.
While P/E ratios are still close to their historic highs, equities remain attractive when adjusting for interest rates and a different fundamental backdrop.
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz discusses November’s bearish turn in the market with just one month left in 2021.
REITs can provide a diversified source of income, an inflation hedge and growth potential – but they are often missing from investor portfolios.
Growth catalysts, favorability of US equities, inflation’s path, and fixed income hurdles and highlights are explored by our investment experts.
Investors concerned about offsetting equity risk may want to look beyond traditional assets like dividend-paying stocks, gold, and core fixed income funds.
Our consultants explain why defensive and cyclical sectors may be a better way to diversify an equity portfolio than the traditional growth/value framework.
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz points out that September’s losses did not continue into October, thanks to a solid earnings season – and other fears may be overblown as well.
Learn about three ways to create an investment portfolio with an ESG (environmental, social, governance) focus.
Jens Peers, CEO of Mirova US, explains his team’s approach to identifying opportunities and why sustainability is an important driver of outperformance.
Identifying a portfolio’s risk factors – the underlying investment exposures that drive returns – is a critical step in the asset allocation process.
Why rising interest rates and a prolonged global recovery should propel value stocks is explained by Harris Associates PM David Herro.
International small and midsized companies may be offering the most attractive value today, explains Vaughan Nelson Investment Management’s Chris Wallis.
In a strong equity market, institutions are rebalancing into fixed income and looking for opportunities to outsource certain investment management functions.
Recovery, European financials, fintech, and China regulatory crackdown are among the topics covered by CIO-International Equities at Harris Associates.
Consultants discuss how the growing divergence in the equity market has affected portfolio allocations – and highlight sectors advisors may have missed.
Through a pint of beer, take a look at how Loomis Sayles’ Growth Equity Strategies Team analyzes the beverage industry’s global value chain.
New dynamics, trade, inflation, risks, and opportunities in emerging markets are explored by WCM Portfolio Manager Mike Tian and Barron’s editor Reshma Kapadia.
Sustainability of economic and market growth as the US and world reopen and big infrastructure plans are discussed by Vaughan Nelson’s Chris Wallis.
Recent trends include cash deployment, sustainable investment screening, and muni debt issuance by colleges and universities.
Six institutional asset allocation and investment trends derived from data analyzed by Natixis Investment Managers Solutions consultants.
David Herro of Harris Associates discusses how the economic repercussions of Covid-19 are creating long-term growth prospects for value investors.
Key trends derived from in-depth analysis of model portfolios by Natixis Investment Managers Solutions consultants.