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.
A look at the policy challenges and political implications of housing finance reform – and what it could mean for markets and investors.
The Loomis Sayles Investment Grade Bond Team discuses the fund’s objectives and the strategy.
Natixis investment strategists profile five funds that may align with the market outlook for 2020.
Our panel of experts share insights about growth, volatility, and interest rates at Natixis’ 2020 Institutional Outlook event.
Doubling of debt in the investment grade sector is a top risk that the co-manager of Loomis, Sayles & Company’s Core Plus Bond strategies is navigating late cycle.
Natixis strategists forecast little change in capital markets for 2020.
Why improving relations among global leaders could benefit economies and careers is explained by Global Market Strategist Esty Dwek.
With no obvious shocks on the horizon, Chief Market Strategist David Lafferty believes 2020 market performance hinges on pace of global growth.
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz considers how trade tensions and recession risks might affect equities, emerging markets, and fixed income next year.
Value recovery under way, Brexit discounts, and European banks’ attractive yields are covered by David Herro, CIO – International Equities, Harris Associates.
Global markets may feel overvalued, but there are pockets of opportunity, says Co-Head of Loomis, Sayles & Company’s Multisector Full Discretion Team.
Business fundamentals and market factors are aligning in a way that suggest a potentially strong year for emerging markets in 2020.
A look at non-transparent ETFs, direct indexing, and fixed income ETF strategies with Nick Elward, Head of Business Development and ETFs at Natixis.
The versatility of minimum volatility equity strategies may calm investors’ emotions through uncertain times.
Chief Market Strategist David Lafferty discusses the pros and cons of annual market predictions and outlooks.
Peter Palfrey and Rick Raczkowski of the Loomis Sayles Core Plus Bond Team discuss the fund’s objectives and the strategy.
A lack of consensus on the investment outlook for 2020 may argue for a more nimble approach to portfolio construction and rebalancing in the new year.
The Loomis Sayles Multisector Team presents its views on current macro conditions, including US and global interest rates and potential fixed income opportunities.
Generally solid US economic data and signs of improvement in China point to a market stabilization or improvement rather than a further slowdown.
How a looming Brexit deal and evidence of easing geopolitical tensions between the US and China could affect markets and investors.
Slowing global growth implications for fixed income markets and portfolios are explained by Co-head of Loomis Sayles’ Multisector Full Discretion team.
Chief Market Strategist David Lafferty on what makes a market bubble and what investors should be mindful of as they consider portfolio allocations.
A look at how a trade truce between the US and China came together and what it could mean for markets and investors in the months ahead.
Portfolio Manager Bill Nygren shares his views on current market conditions, recession talk, and the business forecast.
A look at recent capital market performance across asset classes and a near-term market forecast.
A look at how the US-China trade war, Brexit, Germany’s slowdown, and Middle East tensions could affect markets and portfolios over the near term
A look at how investors can actively manage fixed income portfolios through uncertain market scenarios.
Chief Market Strategist David Lafferty discusses the potential portfolio implications of interest rate uncertainty and how investors can prepare.
Analysis of key asset allocation trends derived from in-depth analysis of institutional investment portfolios by Natixis Portfolio Clarity® consultants.
Amid low interest rates, slow growth, and deflation Portfolio Strategist Jack Janasiewicz diagnoses current market conditions and considers the road ahead.
Central banks are looking to more accommodative monetary policy in light of slowing growth and trade tensions – but can it galvanize markets?
Global market strategist Esty Dwek argues that despite low bond yields and yield curve inversions, a recession is not a foregone conclusion.
An analysis of recent market volatility and how US-China trade turmoil may continue to affect markets and investors in the near 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.
How political tensions mixed with supply-and-demand dynamics could help shape global oil markets over the months and years ahead.
Important questions remain about whether the return of accommodative monetary policy by the Fed and central banks worldwide can stave off recessionary forces.
Although the rally in fixed income and equities has continued, political tensions and trade uncertainty could present downside risks for investors to consider over the near term.
Investors in both passive and active ETF strategies will want to remain mindful of interest rate and volatility risk though the remainder of the year.
How US-China tensions and potentially lower interest rates could affect financial markets and investor portfolios over the near term.
Some of the best growth and value opportunities are beyond US borders and benchmarks, according to portfolio managers from WCM Investment Management and Harris Associates.
What the US-China trade war could mean for US policymakers American companies, and investors.
Vaughan Nelson CEO and Senior Portfolio Manager Chris Wallis provides a mid-year market outlook and thoughts on what investors might expect through year-end.
Bill Nygren and David Herro of Harris Associates on why investors shouldn’t let market clamor drown out potential value opportunities in their portfolios.
How Loomis Sayles seeks superior risk-adjusted excess returns.
The Loomis Sayles & Company multisector team talks about how it mixes research, experience, and teamwork in its investment approach.
Three leading portfolio experts explain how they invest in a shifting economic and political landscape.
Chief Market Strategist David Lafferty on the Fed’s new interest rate forecast and what it could mean for markets, investors, and portfolios.
A change in the way the Fed considers interest rate policy has the potential to be very important for both markets, investors, and portfolios.
Two cybersecurity experts offer safety tips and answer questions about breaches, artificial intelligence, hacking, insider threats and data protection.
Experts debate the toll social media has taken on democracy – from foreign meddling in elections to using fake news to sway opinions and more.
Amid interest rate uncertainty, Porfolio Strategist Jack Janasiewicz provides some insights for investors looking to reposition their fixed income allocations.
The inaugural Natixis Exchange event examines the market impact and investment opportunities created by shifting geopolitical power.
Global security expert Michèle Flournoy breaks down the threat China’s growing geopolitical influence poses to US markets.
A panel of international trade experts discuss the accuracy of threats to free and open trade and whether our existing global trade model is in jeopardy.
Views on Fed rate moves, high yield opportunities, China risks, and the importance of being flexible by Loomis Sayles portfolio manager Elaine Stokes.
Two professors examine advances in automation, robotics and artificial intelligence, as well as the related uncharted regulatory and ethical territory.
Watch what the Loomis Sayles Full Discretion team has to say about recession risk.
Biomedical and thermodynamic innovators give first-hand accounts of how they disrupted and transformed their industries and what the future may hold.
Humility and culture are key to sustaining a competitive advantage, say co-CEOs of Natixis’ newest global growth manager WCM Investment Management.
Aziz Hamzaogullari, CIO of Growth Equity Strategies at Loomis, Sayles & Company, explains the deeply held beliefs behind his high-conviction, concentrated approach to risk-adjusted excess returns.
Experience world leaders and innovators exchanging fresh ideas at the inaugural Natixis Investment Managers Summit.
Recent volatility and decreasing market liquidity worldwide could present a favorable landscape for actively managed value investors.
In challenging market conditions, a value-based approach to equities can help investors uncover portfolio opportunities.
Investment professionals and their clients should make sure they’re doing everything they can to protect sensitive information.
Three leaders who have successfully implemented blockchain technology into their companies discuss its strengths, limitations and growth potential.
Senior Investment Strategist Esty Dwek on recession risk, trade challenges, political tensions, and emerging market growth.
Energy experts debate how renewable energy can dramatically impact a country's independence from foreign influence, and shift the global balance of power.
The author examines the importance of market size in trend following strategies and highlights the significance of the size factor across managers in 2018.
Yield pickup and a steady US economy should favor bank loans in 2019, says product manager for the Loomis, Sayles & Company bank loans team.
Although China’s economy holds great promise for investors, it remains to be seen whether it can lead on trade, human rights and climate change issues.
Learn how migration is having a profound bearing on political elections around the world, and why growing elderly populations are taxing developed economies.
Exploring active fixed income and equity strategies for markets at a crossroads.
Senior Investment Strategist Esty Dwek shares insights on investor concerns for the year ahead, including volatility, interest rates, Brexit, and trade wars.
When interest rates rise, bonds get a bad rap, but investors may want to think twice before bailing on bonds.
Portfolio Manager David Herro can’t say whether market weakness will continue in 2019 – but he is sure it will deliver intriguing scenarios for value investors.
The former president of Colombia discusses the complex state of international relations and its future impact on trade, finance, security, and human rights.
Three former European heads of state discuss their experiences and their vision for the future, and offer advice for solving international challenges.
President Trump and a divided US Congress will face a wide range of challenges in the year ahead – how might what transpires affect investors?
European Union insiders explore various scenarios for EU politics over the next decade, given migration, monetary policy disagreements and Brexit.
A look back at the measures global governments and institutions took to stabilize the 2008 financial crisis and the effect they may have on future events.
What are President Trump’s intentions in the trade dispute with China? Where does Congress stand on trade issues? How might markets be affected? We sit down with two policy experts to discuss.
The DOL’s Fiduciary Rule is gone. Will a new standard of care take its place? Ira Hammerman of SIMFA updates us on the latest news and legislation pertaining to the broker/dealer fiduciary standard.
How potential decreases in market liquidity and demographic changes may create challenges for passive investing.