Amid anticipation on the legislative front, the Loomis Sayles Municipal Bond Team provides their outlook for the remainder of 2021.
Views on volatility, risks and trends in a Covid recovering world are shared by Alternatives, Global Bond, and Tactical Allocation Portfolio Managers.
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.
Fixed income market action in Q3 and drivers to consider going forward are discussed by Loomis, Sayles & Co. Core Plus Bond Team’s Richard Raczkowski.
With a global expansion underway, a Senior Macro Strategies Analyst shares insight on where they are identifying value, return potential and risk.
Predictions for 2022 ETF trends, and a look back at how investor interest developed in 2021, are covered by Natixis’ ETF experts.
In an interview with the NYSE, PM Scott Weber explains the disciplined process behind the innovative Natixis Vaughan Nelson Select ETF (VNSE).
Why rising interest rates and a prolonged global recovery should propel value stocks is explained by Harris Associates PM David Herro.
Major retirement savings changes currently being worked on by Congress are explained by Natixis’ government relations specialist.
Loomis Sayles PM Matt Eagan discusses the low yield environment currently challenging fixed income markets, and the benefits of an active approach.
What’s inside this massive infrastructure and social plan and proposed tax hikes to pay for it are explored by Natixis’ government policy specialist.
Legislation focused on modernizing retirement, along with modifications to Mega IRAs, being worked on by Congress is explained.
Shorter-term volatility and longer-term structural growth tailwinds for the emerging world as it emerges from the pandemic are explained.
AlphaSimplex Group’s Chief Research Strategist analyzes realized risk over recent crisis periods in global markets and considers future implications.
A deeply held system of persistent beliefs, a rigorous investment process, and proof points of Loomis Sayles’ Growth Equity alpha thesis are explained.
Herculean efforts needed to pass historic infrastructure and social policy legislation, as well as budget and debt ceiling items, are explained.
Signs of a US dollar bear market, currency risk, and global yields are explored by Loomis, Sayles & Co. Portfolio Manager David Rolley.
Big risks, macroeconomic factors, and fall happenings investors should consider through the end of 2021 are examined.
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz discusses repositioning amid volatility in oil prices, new guidance form the Federal Reserve, and Delta variant concerns.
How Covid-driven employment, work from home, and consumer habits are affecting real estate sectors is explored by AEW Research Director Mike Acton.
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.
International small and midsized companies may be offering the most attractive value today, explains Vaughan Nelson Investment Management’s Chris Wallis.
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz discusses repositioning in response to the Delta variant and sentiment shift – and highlights eight market tailwinds.
Recovery, European financials, fintech, and China regulatory crackdown are among the topics covered by CIO-International Equities at Harris Associates.
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.
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.
Inflation reached 5% in 2021 for the first time since 2008. Should investors be concerned?
What global growth, transitory inflation and consumer spending is signaling and which asset classes look favorable for the second half are analyzed.
Consultants discuss how the growing divergence in the equity market has affected portfolio allocations – and highlight sectors advisors may have missed.
Are Joe Biden’s economic policies the end of forty years of post-Reagan orthodoxy? And what could they mean for investors’ long-term strategies?
What the Securing a Strong Retirement Act of 2021 may mean for investors if passed into law is explained by government policy specialist Susan Olson.
The Fed’s June meeting dot plot shock, inflation views, and market reactions are assessed by Portfolio Strategists Jack Janasiewicz and Garrett Melson.
Overview of how the US political landscape has changed as a result of the 2020 elections and what it could mean for today’s financial professional in relation to retirement planning, investment allocation, and wealth transfer strategy considerations.
CIO-US Equities at Harris Associates, Bill Nygren, shares his insight on value opportunities today, value’s recent outperformance, inflation, and the importance of a long-term investment horizon.
President Biden’s proposed tax increases for high-income households, the likelihood of their passing in Congress, and ways to prepare portfolios are examined.
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.
Trend-following managers from AlphaSimplex analyze new market moves, inflation, and what it may mean for bonds, commodities, and currencies.
For PM Bill Nygren of Harris Associates, finding value in the post-pandemic world equates to a focus on trend acceleration worldwide.
Three portfolio managers from Vaughan Nelson Investment Management explain why and where international small caps are offering more opportunities today.
Loomis Sayles credit research analysts believe that while Texas may have thawed out after its winter storm crisis, the repercussions are far from over.
Portfolio Managers Mike Trigg and Jon Tringale believe post-pandemic markets offer emerging market investors significant opportunity – here’s why.
Two Washington veterans share their insights on potential changes to the regulation landscape under President Biden – including taxes and sustainable investing.
Portfolio Manager and Chief Investment Officer David Herro, CFA® of Harris Associates provides his take on the post-pandemic investment landscape.
Peter Palfrey, co-manager of Loomis, Sayles & Company’s Core Plus Bond strategy, shares insight on factors shaping today’s fixed income markets.
PM and macro analyst Jack Janasiewicz believes markets will remain preoccupied with rates and inflation, despite an absence of strong signals from the Fed.
As the Covid-19 vaccination rollout continues, the latest round of federal fiscal aid focuses on maintaining consumer spending and mitigating unemployment.
According to Bob Marsh of OB-C Group, policy formation in 2021 is likely to be informed as much by intra-party dynamics as it is by bipartisan tensions.
Loomis Sayles features outlooks from our sector teams — teams composed of traders, analysts, strategists and portfolio managers immersed in their respective sectors of the market.
The Loomis Sayles Short Duration Income ETF (LSST) takes an active approach to risk-first fixed income.
Moments of irrational exuberance provide useful reminders that markets don’t always behave in ways consistent with traditional economic theory.
A look at the issue of government sponsored entity (GSE) reform and how it could affect housing finance and markets more broadly over the near and long term.
Among various foreign policy aims, the Biden administration is expected to take a different approach to US-China relations – including on trade.
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.
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.
Return variances, Fed support, EM, and Covid losers now looking attractive are covered by fixed income experts from Loomis, Sayles & Co. and Harris Associates.
Gauging the potential market effects of the post-pandemic economy on the exchange-traded funds universe.
Accommodative monetary and fiscal policy and potential post-pandemic supply/demand challenges are raising long-dormant questions about inflation.
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.
David Herro of Harris Associates discusses how the economic repercussions of Covid-19 are creating long-term growth prospects for value investors.
Following the quickest selloff and rebound in history, the Natixis Strategist Outlook offers diverging views to the question: What comes next?
Learn why investing regularly, regardless of market conditions, is a strategy that can work in any market environment.
The influence of new data privacy rules across the broader digital economy is likely to leave no business sector unaffected.
A look at the politics behind the US-China trade war, the prospects for a peace deal, and how the 2020 election could help shape US trade policy.
Experience world leaders and innovators exchanging fresh ideas at the inaugural Natixis Investment Managers Summit.