October Investment Outlook from Loomis, Sayles & Co. October Investment Outlook from Loomis, Sayles & Co.

With a global expansion underway, a Senior Macro Strategies Analyst shares insight on where they are identifying value, return potential and risk.

  • October 22, 2021
A Fixed Income Predicament: The Case for a Flexible, Active Approach
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A Fixed Income Predicament: The Case for a Flexible, Active Approach

Loomis Sayles PM Matt Eagan discusses the low yield environment currently challenging fixed income markets, and the benefits of an active approach.

  • October 8, 2021
The Realities of Realizing Risk The Realities of Realizing Risk

AlphaSimplex Group’s Chief Research Strategist analyzes realized risk over recent crisis periods in global markets and considers future implications.

  • September 30, 2021
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.

Real Estate Outlook: The Great American Re-opening? Real Estate Outlook: The Great American Re-opening?

How Covid-driven employment, work from home, and consumer habits are affecting real estate sectors is explored by AEW Research Director Mike Acton.

How Will Munis Fare in 2H 2021? How Will Munis Fare in 2H 2021?

Issuance, infrastructure, and attractiveness of municipal bonds in this phase of the recovery are examined by a member of Loomis, Sayles & Company’s Municipal Bond Team.

  • August 31, 2021
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
Navigating Dynamic Markets with Tactical Flexibility Navigating Dynamic Markets with Tactical Flexibility

How today’s ever-evolving credit cycles and complex global markets demand flexibility and why Loomis Sayles’ Core Plus Bond Team takes a tactical approach.

  • August 18, 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.

Outlook: Municipal Bond Marketplace Outlook: Municipal Bond Marketplace

Credit fundamentals, infrastructure plans, and increased issuances are favorable for the municipal bond market, says Loomis Sayles’ Municipal Bond Team.

  • August 6, 2021
Quarterly Credit Update: Loomis Sayles Full Discretion Team View Quarterly Credit Update: Loomis Sayles Full Discretion Team View

How long might the expansion phase of the credit cycle last and what does it mean for risk premiums and liquidity is analyzed.

  • August 5, 2021
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Trend Following: Signs of Inflation? Trend Following: Signs of Inflation?

Trend-following managers from AlphaSimplex analyze new market moves, inflation, and what it may mean for bonds, commodities, and currencies.

  • April 30, 2021
Value Investing and the “New Normal”: What’s Changed? Value Investing and the “New Normal”: What’s Changed?

For PM Bill Nygren of Harris Associates, finding value in the post-pandemic world equates to a focus on trend acceleration worldwide.

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
Post-crisis International Value Investing: A World of Opportunity Post-crisis International Value Investing: A World of Opportunity

Portfolio Manager and Chief Investment Officer David Herro, CFA® of Harris Associates provides his take on the post-pandemic investment landscape.

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.

2021 Fund Selector Outlook 2021 Fund Selector Outlook

Get insight into key trends that are shaping a more optimistic outlook for the year ahead.

The Big Allocation Move for Institutions in 2021: No Move at All The Big Allocation Move for Institutions in 2021: No Move at All

Institutional investors are coming to grips with a key risk, amplified by 2020’s pandemic economy: negative interest rates.

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.

2021 Fixed Income Outlook: Where’s the Yield, Risk, and Value?
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2021 Fixed Income Outlook: Where’s the Yield, Risk, and Value?

Return variances, Fed support, EM, and Covid losers now looking attractive are covered by fixed income experts from Loomis, Sayles & Co. and Harris Associates.

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.

After the Catch-up: On Investors, Markets, and a Return to Normal in 2021 After the Catch-up: On Investors, Markets, and a Return to Normal in 2021

A new market optimism has followed Covid-19 vaccine news, but uncovering risks and opportunities in the new year may require some old fashioned diligence.

Taking a Pandemic Pulse Check on Fixed Income Allocations Taking a Pandemic Pulse Check on Fixed Income Allocations

A look the state of credit markets and how the post-pandemic recovery may effect opportunities and risks for fixed income investors.

  • December 10, 2020
Will the 2020 Presidential Election Results Be Litigated? Will the 2020 Presidential Election Results Be Litigated?

A contested election could lead to market volatility, but it may not be a foregone conclusion.

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?

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.

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.

2020 Institutional Outlook 2020 Institutional Outlook

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

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.

Natixis Investment Managers Summit Highlights Natixis Investment Managers Summit Highlights

Experience world leaders and innovators exchanging fresh ideas at the inaugural Natixis Investment Managers Summit.

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.

Risk on the Horizon: Institutional Investor Outlook for 2018 Risk on the Horizon: Institutional Investor Outlook for 2018

After a decade of low interest rates, low volatility, and high investment returns, are professional investors prepared for what’s ahead in 2018?

Riding the Aftershock: Wholesale Portfolio Manager Survey Riding the Aftershock: Wholesale Portfolio Manager Survey

How wholesale portfolio managers are finding opportunity amidst geopolitical instability, market volatility, and low interest rates.