Our 2019 Institutional Outlook explores the nine trends driving institutional strategy for 2019.
Chief Investment Strategist David Lafferty expects a challenging market environment to continue in 2019, but reasons for cautious optimism remain.
Two Loomis Sayles portfolio managers provide their thoughts on potential opportunities in the global fixed income sector in the year ahead.
Stock market turbulence may not reflect business fundamentals and could represent value opportunities for active managers.
Amid Fed rate increases, EU economic tensions, and the US-China trade war, insights on where markets may be headed and how investors might prepare.
The 2018 Global Survey of Financial Professionals revealed advisors are confident about their own ability to handle market factors for themselves and for their clients, but are concerned about investors making three key mistakes.
Equity investors have been led to believe that taking on a relatively higher level of risk is necessary to achieve higher returns. The problem is that the historical record of equity market returns offers very little support for this claim.
Sustainable companies may not only resonate with investor values – they may be better positioned for good business long-term.
Analyzing market headwinds and tailwinds via business fundamentals may provide investors some insights into where they might be headed over the short term.
ETF strategies have the capacity to implement a sustainable investing philosophy.
Learn how the strategy used to managed ASG Global Alternatives Fund seeks to manage risk, add diversification, and adapt to changing markets.
Learn how a mutual fund designed to help individual investors gain access to the risk/return characteristics of hedge funds got its start.
Mike Buckius of Gateway Investment Advisers discusses how the firm seeks to manage portfolio tax liabilities.
Diversifying away from traditional fixed income may be advantageous in a rising rate landscape, explains Loomis Sayles Strategic Alpha manager.
Minimum volatility strategies have the potential to reduce the negative effects of market movements on portfolios.
In a late-expansion market, a tactical, flexible approach may be key to finding steady portfolio income.
A look at the potential path of the global economy, potential headwinds to growth, and the likelihood of a recession in the near-term.
Low/minimum volatility strategies are designed to perform over the long term, protecting portfolios from unexpected downturn.
David Herro of Harris Associates reflects on the first half of 2018 and how volatility can create value for active managers.
How non-correlated assets, like managed futures strategies, could work to help offset volatility and steep price declines.
Taking the hits and fighting for potential returns – preparing portfolios to contend with equity market volatility.
With volatility levels returning to normal, how do minimum volatility strategies contend with today’s turbulent markets?
Active strategies’ ability to perform under pressure from rising rates and volatility is examined by three investment managers.
An active management approach may help manage portfolio risk and uncover opportunities in the current market environment.
In uncertain markets, active managers have an opportunity to react to pricing pressures related to fundamentals and valuations.
With the return of market volatility, professional fund buyers reveal their top concerns–and how they plan to meet their goals despite them.
A snapshot of an investment strategy’s outcome over a quarter can often mask the way risk and return are realized over the course of a longer time period.
Why investors should distinguish between signals of prolonged economic downturn and short-term market volatility noise.
How financial professionals plan to navigate market volatility in 2018 by giving advice from both sides of the brain.
Traditional financial theory might suggest that low-volatility stocks are less rewarding than high-volatility stocks, but this may be misleading.
Despite facing a triple threat, institutional investors weren’t surprised by geopolitical, interest rate, and volatility risks.
As an active international minimum volatility ETF, Seeyond’s MVIN could help prepare your portfolio for the next market cycle.
A look at the potential roles options-based equity strategies can play in portfolios.
Experts share their views on volatility levels, global macro risks, and non-traditional routes for managing volatility.
As volatility spiked and equity markets declined, investors learned 3 valuable lessons from “February Break 2018”.
How potential decreases in market liquidity and demographic changes may create challenges for passive investing.
A look at rising equity volatility, the VIX spike, and why investors may need to be prepared for continued market turbulence.
Forming a more complete understanding of volatility and the ways it can be managed
Chief Investment Strategist Dave Lafferty shares his views on recent market volatility and what investors might be able to expect moving forward.
A panel of Natixis investment managers discuss their market outlooks for 2018
Equity substitutes, equity complements, and equity diversifiers. All of these strategies may play a role in risk mitigation, but they do so in different ways.
Financial professionals play a key role in helping investors manage risk and reach financial goals in all market conditions.
How wholesale portfolio managers are finding opportunity amidst geopolitical instability, market volatility, and low interest rates.