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Readying for Recession: High Yield Credit vs. Bank Loans Today

High yield is in relatively good shape if recession hits while bank loans are more challenged. Matt Eagan of Loomis Sayles’ Full Discretion Team explains.

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Market Drivers and Value in Global Equities

What’s on Vaughan Nelson’s shopping list for value stocks at midyear mark? CEO Chris Wallis talks market dynamics and areas of deep discounts.

  • July 29, 2022
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Managed Futures and Market Stress

AlphaSimplex’s Katy Kaminski discusses crisis alpha, why trend-following strategies generated positive returns in 1H, and trends to watch in 2H 2022.

  • July 21, 2022
Strategist Outlook: The End of Easy Money

With recession looming, central bank policy is a linchpin in H2 prospects.

That Was a Doozy: The Fed's 75bp Rate Hike and Inflation

Why the Fed went big at its June meeting is analyzed by Portfolio Strategist Garrett Melson, along with inflation, recession, and further rate hikes.

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Stepping Up Resiliency of Fixed Income Portfolios

Now’s the time to balance interest rate and credit risk in fixed income portfolios, explains Matt Eagan, Co-Head of Loomis Sayles’ Full Discretion Team.

Macro Uncertainty and Managed Futures: Navigating the Extremes

Performance impact of market selloffs and rallies across asset classes and trend-following strategies is analyzed.

  • May 16, 2022
Multisector Matters: Volatility Means Mispriced Bond Opportunity

Where the Loomis Sayles Full Discretion Team is finding favorable prices and security selection opportunities amidst heightened volatility is explored.

  • May 9, 2022
Can Big Tech Earnings Calm Market Fears?

What’s driving the markets, and if Big Tech can save the day or exacerbate a selloff, is analyzed.

Three Reasons to Stay Invested in Volatile Times

Why panic selling during unsettling times may be one of the worst things long-term investors could do is analyzed over three decades.

  • April 11, 2022
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Equity Outlook: Get Ready for Volatility & Value Plays

Geopolitical, inflationary, and policy pressures may increase volatility in equity markets and value opportunities, says Chris Wallis, CEO, Vaughan Nelson.

  • April 7, 2022
Macro Consequences of Russia's Invasion

How direct and indirect risks, sanctions, commodity prices, and investor sentiment may impact the world as Russia continues its drive is analyzed.

Quantifying Turbulence in Trend Following

The authors examine historical periods of high turbulence and classify their driving forces to gain a better understanding of these extreme events.

  • March 3, 2022
Trend Follower Insight: Three Themes of 2021

Investment trends and new market themes that appeared in 2021 are analyzed by trend-following research specialists at AlphaSimplex.

  • December 13, 2021
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
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Vaughan Nelson Select: Why, How, What

Equity Analyst Adam Rich talks about how Vaughan Nelson Select takes a concentrated, active approach to equity opportunities.

  • May 14, 2021
2021 Institutional Outlook

Get seven critical insights into how institutions will tackle risks, opportunities, and challenges in an uncertain 2021.

2020 Global Retirement Index

The 2020 Global Retirement Index identifies five critical risks to retirement security – recession, interest rates, public debt, climate change, and income inequality – and what they mean for the industry.

Four Insights on the Pandemic Market and Investor Behavior

Results from our Global Survey of Financial Professionals, conducted in the midst of the pandemic, show that volatility and recession are top concerns and reveal insight into investor behavior in uncertain markets.

Welcome to the Meh Market

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.

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2019 Natixis Global Survey of Individual Investors

The 2019 Natixis Global Survey of Individual Investors reveals that investors are conflicted about risk, returns and what they can expect from their investments.

  • July 15, 2019
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2019 Institutional Outlook

Our 2019 Institutional Outlook explores the nine trends driving institutional strategy for 2019.

  • March 4, 2019
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
Riding the Aftershock: Wholesale Portfolio Manager Survey

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

  • May 4, 2017