Investment strategies that combine equity market exposure with positive net cash flow may benefit from a new, higher rate environment.
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz explains why extrapolating current market trends into the future based on the bullwhip effect may be misguided.
Europe’s avoidance of an energy crisis in 2022, natural gas supply/demand, attractive valuations, and the investment opportunity in the region are analyzed.
Portfolio strategists analyze macro storylines in the third quarter including growth, inflation, the strength of the US consumer, and the outlook for rates.
Wide price differentials in US equity markets today and lack of diversification in index funds favor value investors like Oakmark, explains Bill Nygren.
Three scenarios for where the yield curve may be at year-end 2024 and the advantages of adding duration to fixed income portfolios today is analyzed.
What-if economic scenarios, the yield curve, and fixed income’s role in investor portfolios are part of this extending duration talk with PM Jack Janasiewicz.
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz discusses the shifting recession narrative, labor and inflation trends, and the Fed’s pathway to a soft landing.
Analysis shows how higher interest rates and equity market volatility have benefited Gateway’s options-based strategies in 2023.
Loomis Sayles’ Dawn Mangerson explains significant Fed action, reduced supply, and strong demand leading to the first-ever municipal yield curve inversion.
Advantages of adding duration to fixed income portfolios in today’s interest rate environment are explained by Loomis Sayles’ Core Plus Bond Co-Manager.
Even with a pause in the rate hikes and improving data releases, investors should not expect a return to the recent period of ultra-low rates.
Macro headwinds and hints of a corporate profits recession leads Loomis Sayles to a cautious asset allocation stance tilted toward fixed income.
The quarterly Fixed Income Dashboard provides key relative data points ranging from credit conditions and inflation trends to asset flows and yields.
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz discusses potential market tailwinds, FOMO, a US capital spending boom, and prospects for a strong second half.
Trading ETFs can be different from buying and selling individual securities – here are three important tips to consider for ETF trading.
Portfolio strategists offer their take on investor misperceptions, inflation and the Fed’s pause, market tailwinds, and tactical allocation opportunities.
While many investors are satisfied with current returns on money market funds and other short-term investments, this may not be the best strategy right now.
An interest rate reset, disciplined companies with low potential losses, duration views, opportunities, and risks are shared by our fixed income managers.
Diverse views on growth trends beyond AI, a recession, China, and where the value may be across global markets are offered by our equity managers.
Bonds vs. equities, active vs. passive, and options-related ETF activity… what ETF investment activity we expect to see for the rest of 2023.
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz offers his take on inflation, the Fed, labor trends, liquidity fears and narrow market breadth.
Focusing on the area between investment grade and high yield corporate bonds can be advantageous, explains Loomis Sayles’ Fixed Income Manager Matt Eagan.
Framework shows how investors can adjust their bond holdings to align with their outlook for inflation, growth and recession scenarios.
How Fed rate hikes, global commodity players, and late cycle market dynamics are factoring into portfolio decisions is shared by Fixed Income Manager Elaine Stokes.
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz provides his take on the Fed’s May meeting, corporate earnings season, and some underappreciated economic tailwinds.
Yield, duration, and diversification insight are shared by fixed income experts. Advisors’ sentiment from a recent pulse survey is also highlighted.
Natixis experts sum up ETF benefits and attributes from best execution, tax efficiency, and liquidity to the creation/redemption process and more.
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz offers his thoughts on the banking crisis, the Fed’s response, and where the markets and economy may go from here.
Portfolio strategists offer their take on the changing macro narrative in the first quarter, the banking crisis, and prospects for a soft or hard landing.
Loomis Sayles’ Brian Kennedy talks duration decisions, yield advantage, and the fixed income asset management choices his team is considering in 2023.
Why UBS took over Credit Suisse, what AT1 bonds are, and how bond investors globally may be impacted are explained by Loomis Sayles Credit Research.
Portfolio Strategist Garrett Melson offers his analysis of the March 22 Fed meeting.
As central banks look to restore confidence in the financial system, chances of a full-blown recession and winners and losers of the crisis are analyzed.
Which bond category has what it takes to outperform in the current landscape? Check out sector analysis and fixed income investing bracketology.
Seven questions on the failing banks' potential economic impact, and Fed rate hikes are answered by Natixis portfolio strategists.
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz explains how surprisingly strong data prints disrupted the markets in February.
With bond yields higher than they’ve been in years, Fixed Income Manager Matt Eagan discusses the opportunities he is pursuing in the fixed income markets.
Loomis Sayles’ Core Plus Bond Co-Manager delves into interest rate levels, global growth prospects and where yield opportunities may be in bond markets.
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz believes jobs data and the Federal Reserve’s most recent comments may be “just right” for an economic soft landing.
From “extraordinary measures” to the likelihood of a government shutdown – everything you need to know about the debt ceiling.
See how the higher interest rates of the past year have helped investment grade corporates and bank loans more than high yield bonds.
After a lengthy hiatus, yield is back, says Loomis Sayles Fixed Income Manager Brian Kennedy. He shares market dynamics and late cycle ideas for fixed income portfolios.
ICI General Counsel Susan Olson joins OUR Susan Olson to talk SEC rules, an aggressive rulemaking agenda, and implications for investment managers.
Factors behind the liquidity, stability, and overall strength of the ETF ecosystem in 2022’s volatile global market landscape are explained.
Value investing veteran David Herro sees valuations and undervalued currencies driving opportunity for international equity investors in 2023.
Analysis of key inflation components including transportation, housing and health insurance shows areas where prices may be heading lower in the year ahead.
While consensus opinion continues to say inflation is sticky, growth is slowing and recession is inevitable, the data may be telling a different story.
Economic winds, US dollar strength making non-US assets more attractive, and sector standouts in global equities are covered by Vaughan Nelson’s CEO.
Why the bond market is becoming increasingly attractive is explained by Rick Raczkowski, Co-Manager of Loomis Sayles’ Core Plus Bond strategy.
Multisector Manager Elaine Stokes explores what structural changes, corporate health, and market illiquidity mean for fixed income markets.
Three fixed income market experts share diverse views on Fed rate hikes, inflation, high yield’s liquidity issue, and value opportunities in 2023.
From a pure passive to fully active approach, investors may evaluate their ETF choices on various factors. Our ETF experts offer a quick primer.
While they aren’t yet reflected in the broad Index, S&P 500® earnings expectations have been revised much lower since mid-year.
While the market narrative points to excess consumer savings, survey data indicate a decline in US consumers’ economic well-being over the past year.
Active ETF managers may offer added return potential in volatile markets via their ability to invest opportunistically while managing risk.
As year-over-year inflation shows signs of peaking, investors may want to revisit portfolio allocations.
Learn about the fully customizable, tax-managed index portfolios available from Natixis Investment Managers Solutions.
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.
Portfolio strategists discuss topics including the path of inflation, supply chain dynamics, dollar strength and the markets’ reactions.
NYSE’s ETF Leaders series profiles Vaughan Nelson’s Dan Hughes on how a truly active approach aims to help clients navigate today’s challenging markets.
An introduction to bank loans and their benefits: seniority, security, floating interest rates, and diversification for the short or long term.
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.