7 Back-to-School Market Lessons For Investors 7 Back-to-School Market Lessons For Investors

Big risks, macroeconomic factors, and fall happenings investors should consider through the end of 2021 are examined.

Where's the Value in This Phase of the Recovery?
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Where's the Value in This Phase of the Recovery?

International small and midsized companies may be offering the most attractive value today, explains Vaughan Nelson Investment Management’s Chris Wallis.

  • August 20, 2021
7 International Investing Insights from David Herro 7 International Investing Insights from David Herro

Recovery, European financials, fintech, and China regulatory crackdown are among the topics covered by CIO-International Equities at Harris Associates.

Delta Variant Is Another Brick in Market’s Wall of Worry Delta Variant Is Another Brick in Market’s Wall of Worry

Inflation, Fed, and growth fears were joined by new pandemic jitters in July. Yet the market outlook remains constructive for 2021, says our Global Market Strategist.

  • July 28, 2021
Natixis Strategist Midyear Outlook Natixis Strategist Midyear Outlook

Experts in the Natixis Investment Managers family say the biggest risk facing investors in the second half of 2021 may be no risk at all.

Gen Z: Who Else?

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Jens Peers, CFA, CEO, and CIO, Mirova US, elaborates on Generation Z and identifies key characteristics and trends; he also highlights some possible scenarios of how it may impact other generations going forward.

The Fed and Fixed Income Markets: Midyear Outlook 2021
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The Fed and Fixed Income Markets: Midyear Outlook 2021

Fed moves, volatility, and real yields in the second half are analyzed by Loomis, Sayles & Co. Full Discretion Co-Head and a Senior Sovereign Analyst.

  • July 14, 2021
Post-Pandemic Inflation and Fixed Income Markets
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Post-Pandemic Inflation and Fixed Income Markets

Inflation and other factors in a post-pandemic world are discussed by a Loomis, Sayles & Company Core Plus Bond PM and Senior Macro Strategies Analyst.

  • July 9, 2021
2021 Halftime Report: What’s Ahead for Markets 2021 Halftime Report: What’s Ahead for Markets

What global growth, transitory inflation and consumer spending is signaling and which asset classes look favorable for the second half are analyzed.

What Does Fed Surprise Really Mean for Investors? What Does Fed Surprise Really Mean for Investors?

The Fed’s June meeting dot plot shock, inflation views, and market reactions are assessed by Portfolio Strategists Jack Janasiewicz and Garrett Melson.

Peak Growth, the End of US Exceptionalism, and More
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Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz discusses recent repositioning taken in light of the global coronavirus pandemic and presents some more thoughts on near-term market dynamics.

Roaring 20s or Economic Slowdown Ahead?
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Roaring 20s or Economic Slowdown Ahead?

Sustainability of economic and market growth as the US and world reopen and big infrastructure plans are discussed by Vaughan Nelson’s Chris Wallis.

  • May 17, 2021
The Great Fiscal Experiment: What Could Be Next? The Great Fiscal Experiment: What Could Be Next?

How the use of massive government stimulus may be creating new market trends and opportunities for trend-following managers is examined in this AlphaSimplex research paper.

Market Outlook: Reflation Trade Not Over Market Outlook: Reflation Trade Not Over

Accelerating vaccinations and reopenings should boost global growth and restart reflation, explains Global Market Strategist Esty Dwek.

  • May 5, 2021
Equity Insight: Identifying Value in International Small Caps Equity Insight: Identifying Value in International Small Caps

Three portfolio managers from Vaughan Nelson Investment Management explain why and where international small caps are offering more opportunities today.

  • April 13, 2021
Market Outlook: Why Inflation Worries May Be Exaggerated Market Outlook: Why Inflation Worries May Be Exaggerated

Macro specialist Esty Dwek looks at interest rates and inflation risk amid the Covid-19 vaccination effort and economic recovery.

  • March 31, 2021
Inflation, Interest Rates and the Fixed Income Landscape Inflation, Interest Rates and the Fixed Income Landscape

Peter Palfrey, co-manager of Loomis, Sayles & Company’s Core Plus Bond strategy, shares insight on factors shaping today’s fixed income markets.

  • March 22, 2021
Fed Watch: Why Inflation Expectations Are Likely to Continue Fed Watch: Why Inflation Expectations Are Likely to Continue

PM and macro analyst Jack Janasiewicz believes markets will remain preoccupied with rates and inflation, despite an absence of strong signals from the Fed.

Yields Take Off: How Might Markets React? Yields Take Off: How Might Markets React?

While the question of how high bond yields may rise is important, equity market fundamentals continue to look strong for the near term.

  • March 4, 2021
Post-Pandemic Markets: Why Reflation May Not Equal Inflation Post-Pandemic Markets: Why Reflation May Not Equal Inflation

Despite a vastly increased global money supply, enduring economic challenges related to the pandemic are likely to limit near-term inflation risk.

  • February 17, 2021
It’s All Fun and GameStop, Until Someone Loses an Eye It’s All Fun and GameStop, Until Someone Loses an Eye

PM Jack Janasiewicz looks at the public sentiments and market dynamics of “meme stocks” and how they might affect investors and portfolios in the near term.

10 Factors to Shape the Recovery with Nouriel Roubini
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10 Factors to Shape the Recovery with Nouriel Roubini

Renowned economist and presidential advisor Nouriel Roubini on the top factors he is closely watching as global markets continue down their paths to recovery in 2021 and beyond.

  • February 1, 2021
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.

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.

ESG Investing Gains Ground during Covid-19 Times ESG Investing Gains Ground during Covid-19 Times

Why ESG-related investments attracted inflows during the coronavirus crisis is discussed in this interview with Jens Peers, CEO & CIO of Mirova US.

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?

  • September 30, 2020
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 8, 2020
The Age of Anxiety: Professional Fund Buyers Seek Alpha, Diversification – and Defense The Age of Anxiety: Professional Fund Buyers Seek Alpha, Diversification – and Defense

Results from the 2019 Global Survey of Professional Fund Buyers predicted increased equity volatility and illustrate how professionals have been positioning portfolios for riskier market scenarios.

  • April 3, 2020
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
2020 Institutional Outlook 2020 Institutional Outlook

The latest Global Survey of Institutional Investors reveals ten market trends institutions are watching in 2020.

  • December 4, 2019
Concerns and Expectations of Professional Fund Buyers for 2019 Concerns and Expectations of Professional Fund Buyers for 2019

From market volatility to geopolitical uncertainty, see how professional fund buyers are facing the challenges of 2019, based on the 2018 Global Survey of Professional Fund Buyers.

  • April 4, 2019
Top Concerns for Professional Fund Buyers in 2018 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