Expert analysis of policy implications, historical market data and contested election scenarios
What role can the financial community play in advancing important societal issues? Three executives share insight on greater engagement and collaborating with other sectors.
The Loomis Sayles Municipal Bond Team provides an overview on the current municipal bond market and their outlook for the second half of the year.
The question of whether additional federal aid dollars are forthcoming continues to be debated – here’s a look at the timeline and potential outcomes.
Our experts weigh in on the shape of the recovery, crisis winners and losers, and the potential impact of the US election on capital markets and the economy.
Following the quickest selloff and rebound in history, the Natixis Strategist Outlook offers diverging views to the question: What comes next?
A look at US savings levels and why the market is unlikely to roll over anytime soon.
While continuing public health challenges are tempering momentum, monetary and fiscal stimulus is helping maintain resilience.
As the slow economic recovery continues, a look at regional case surges, recent record market highs, election season, and the path forward.
Jobless claims, industrial vs. service sector recovery, US dollar and stock market movement are analyzed by Chris Wallis, CEO, CIO at Vaughan Nelson in this podcast.
Peter Palfrey and Rick Raczkowski of the Loomis Sayles Core Plus Bond Team discuss the fund’s objectives and the strategy.
The Loomis Sayles Multisector Team presents its views on current macro conditions, including US and global interest rates and potential fixed income opportunities.
Excited talk of taxes and regulation may be distracting from a more market-friendly reality.
The Loomis Sayles Core Plus Bond Fund Team presents its July 2020 market outlook.
Senate veteran Bill Hoagland of the Bi-Partisan Policy Center discusses how COVID-19 aid spending might affect the federal deficit and healthcare.
While challenges and risks remain, there is ample evidence of a slow – but potentially durable – economic recovery through the second half.
Vaughan Nelson CEO and Portfolio Manager Chris Wallis shares insights on the economic recovery and near-term market risks.
While COVID-19 challenges remain, many key indicators of a global recovery persist.
The global economy seems to be transitioning from the downturn phase of the credit cycle into credit repair.
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz discusses equity markets, cash on the sidelines, investor sentiment indicators and the uneven reopening of the economy.
Discussing the COVID-19 election, including changed campaign dynamics, top issues, and early polling indicators.
Navigating covid-driven markets, the Fed’s playbook and value opportunities are discussed by Elaine Stokes, co-head, Loomis Sayles Multisector Full Discretion Team.
Checking in on investor sentiment amid a resurgence in COVID-19 caseloads, and a look at potential near-term market opportunities.
Learn why investing regularly, regardless of market conditions, is a strategy that can work in any market environment.
Headline risks remain, while a slow return to normal remains under way. Expectations for a return to pre-COVID levels of activity should remain measured.
Rally, risks, pandemic patterns, and emerging markets’ attractive valuations are part of this lively conversation with Bloomberg’s John Authers.
Taking measure of reopening progress in the US, with a look at the risk dynamics and potential market effects of a COVID-19 “second wave.”
Why international equities and smaller caps may be more attractive in a post-pandemic world is looked at by Chris Wallis, CEO, CIO at Vaughan Nelson.
Global Market Strategist Esty Dwek discusses the shape of the recovery, likely winners and losers, the outlook for bonds, and what risks may lie ahead.
Why increasing case counts may not be the best metric to look at when considering the potential market impact of a COVID-19 second wave.
A look at post-COVID-19 tensions between the world’s two largest economies and what it could mean for investors and emerging markets.
Global Market Strategist Esty Dwek considers the pace of the economic recovery and potential near-term market conditions.
Why this recession differs in speed and magnitude, and select opportunities across market caps are assessed by Chris Wallis, CEO, CIO, Vaughan Nelson.
COVID recession consequences, fiscal & monetary action, and capital market implications are covered by Peter Fisher of Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business.
A look at how the emerging market US debt sector has been affected by the social and economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.
As the COVID-19 reopening begins in the US, investors may want to consider a range of variables as they assess near and long-term market conditions.
Gains for trend following managed futures strategies during COVID-19 crisis are explained by Dr. Kathryn Kaminski in this Bloomberg interview.
Portfolio managers from Harris Associates, Loomis Sayles, Mirova and Ostrum Asset Management provide their perspectives on the road to recovery
A look at how the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have affected the consumer asset-backed securities (ABS) space.
In light of the US starting to reopen, a look at the risk dynamics and potential market effects of a COVID-19 “second wave.”
The Loomis Sayles Global Fixed Income portfolio management team shares its views on opportunities and risks in the global credit markets.
A look at how the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have impacted the municipal bond space.
US government aid has been crucial for markets during the COVID-19 pandemic, but election season is likely to complicate continued funding efforts.
In seeking to achieve superior risk-adjusted excess returns, Loomis Sayles believes an Alpha Thesis is essential.
The economic consequences of the pandemic have implications for US housing and mortgage-backed securities.
While fiscal and monetary responses to the COVID-19 economic crisis have given markets reasons for optimism, risks and challenges remain.
Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller discusses narrative economics, regional CAPE Ratio valuations, and areas of growth emerging from the crisis.
Markets enter the early summer on the heels of federal aid packages and improved COVID-19 case numbers – but many unknowns remain.
COVID-19’s impact on consumer asset-backed securitized sectors is analyzed by mortgage and structured finance experts from Loomis, Sayles & Co.
Global Market Strategist Esty Dwek takes measure of the unprecented monetary and fiscal measures being introduced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A look at how the corporate debt has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic – and an outlook for this market over the near term.
Persistent cross-asset trends during periods of market stress, crisis alpha and the strategic role of managed futures are explained.
A look at how the high yield credit market has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic – and an outlook for the road ahead.
As China’s economy begins to move back on line, it offers insights about the potential pace and strength of a post-pandemic US economic recovery.
A look at how COVID-19 has affected lodging and leisure and what investors can consider for companies in the category over the near term.
Volatility, liquidity and security selection during COVID-19 is analyzed by Elaine Stokes, co-head of Loomis Sayles Multisector, Full Discretion Team.
COVID-19 supply and demand shocks are being met with historic monetary and fiscal measures – should businesses and investors be concerned about inflation?
Michael Crowell and Tom Fahey of Loomis, Sayles, & Company look at how periods of maximum uncertainty often make the most attractive entry points.
Chief Market Strategist discusses the benefits of Gateway’s index options-based strategy in today’s uncertain markets.
Macro backdrop in light of COVID-19, taking advantage of dislocations in EM debt markets, and new opportunities in FinTech are examined by PMs on Loomis Sayles Global Allocation Team.
What a crisis event is and how trend-following strategies began searching for crisis alpha as the virus spread is examined by AlphaSimplex’s Chief Research Strategist.
How COVID-19 is impacting various areas of the municipal bond market is examined by by Loomis, Sayles & Company’s Municpal Credit Research Team.
Chris Wallis, Portfolio Manager and Dan Hughes, Client Portfolio Manager, both of Vaughan Nelson, discuss the COVID-19 market turbulence and how they are thinking about the near and long-term investment landscape.
A look at whether investors can expect a short or prolonged market downturn as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Corporate bond market implications of Fed’s latest action is analyzed by Loomis, Sayles & Company’s Chief Economist and Multisector PM.
In light of the federal aid response to COVID-19, how should investors consider market opportunities and risks over the near term?
COVID-19 implications for bank loans is discussed by John Bell, Portfolio Manager, Loomis Sayles Senior Floating Rate and Fixed Income Fund.
COVID-19 impact on numerous industries is looked at by Loomis, Sayles & Company’s credit research analysts.
VP of Government Relations Susan Olson looks at how remaining primary elections and general election campaigning could be affected by coronavirus.
As governments worldwide enact fiscal measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we look at three potential market scenarios for investors to consider.
Co-heads of Loomis, Sayles & Company’s Multisector Full Discretion Team explain the coronavirus pandemic pattern and the global policy response needed for markets and economies to recover.
Chris Wallis, Portfolio Manager, and Dan Hughes, Client Portfolio Manager, both of Vaughan Nelson, discuss recent market corrections, coronavirus, and additional factors.
Vice President of Government Relations Susan Olson discusses how Super Tuesday narrowed the Democratic presidential field and narrowed the odds of a contested convention.
To help make the most of emerging market opportunities for its clients, WCM Investment Management uses an active, long-term investment approach focused on companies with improving competitive advantages and superior corporate cultures.
VP of Government Relations Susan Olson discusses the US federal government’s current fiscal response to the COVID-19 situation.
Head of Global Market Strategy for Dynamic Solutions Esty Dwek looks at the potential global market implications of an oil supply glut.
Chris Wallis, Portfolio Manager, and Dan Hughes, Client Portfolio Manager, both of Vaughan Nelson, discuss the market reaction of COVID-19 and the Russia-Saudi oil price war.
Chris Wallis, Portfolio Manager, and Dan Hughes, Client Portfolio Manager, both of Vaughan Nelson, discuss recent volatility, COVID-19, and additional market factors.
Bob Marsh of OB-C Group discusses what went wrong in Iowa, Trump’s re-election prospects, and how presidential nomination favorites can be fleeting.
Epidemics, wars, and a financial crisis have been short-term factors for long-term value-oriented Harris Associates, explains Portfolio Manager and Director of US Research, Win Murray.
As cases of COVID-19 occur outside of China, investors should be aware of the potential market risks.
Coronavirus cases are falling in China, but rising elsewhere – creating elevated volatility risk.
An assessment of how the Wuhan coronavirus has impacted markets, with insights on what investors might be able to expect over the short term.
A review of regulatory changes now in effect and how portfolio and retirement plans might be affected.
The world has changed in important ways, and investors should account for these changes as they look for pockets of value in fixed income.
More attractive opportunities in equities than fixed income today, explains Loomis Sayles Global Allocation Manager Eileen Riley.
China’s coronavirus outbreak has implications for the global economy and investors – here’s a look at the potential near-term and longer-term market risks.
Portfolio Managers Mike Trigg and Greg Ise of WCM Investment Management on opportunity growth in emerging markets and their unique approach to the space.
Overvalued US stocks and dollar spell opportunity for patient value investor David Herro, CIO, International Equities, at Harris Associates.
Despite a constructive backdrop and continued positive economic data, it’s important for investors to remain risk-aware.
Robust interest coverage and generally low leverage continue to make bank loans attractive, says a member of Loomis, Sayles & Company’s Bank Loans Team.
Esty Dwek, Head of Global Market Strategy for Dynamic Solutions, shares her thoughts on ten investment risk considerations.
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.
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.
Why improving relations among global leaders could benefit economies and careers is explained by Global Market Strategist Esty Dwek.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Two professors examine advances in automation, robotics and artificial intelligence, as well as the related uncharted regulatory and ethical territory.
Biomedical and thermodynamic innovators give first-hand accounts of how they disrupted and transformed their industries and what the future may hold.
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.
Three leaders who have successfully implemented blockchain technology into their companies discuss its strengths, limitations and growth potential.
Energy experts debate how renewable energy can dramatically impact a country's independence from foreign influence, and shift the global balance of power.
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.
When interest rates rise, bonds get a bad rap, but investors may want to think twice before bailing on bonds.
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.
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.
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.