Why the bond market is becoming increasingly attractive is explained by Rick Raczkowski, Co-Manager of Loomis Sayles’ Core Plus Bond strategy.
Investment grade municipal yields are at their highest levels in 10+ years with solid credit fundamentals across most sectors of the muni market.
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 investors are weary of this down market, veteran equity value investor Bill Nygren shares why this landscape presents attractive opportunities.
While they aren’t yet reflected in the broad Index, S&P 500® earnings expectations have been revised much lower since mid-year.
US Inflation Tracker highlights key indicators from personal consumption and supply chain bottlenecks to housing, wage pressures and inflation expectations.
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz reviews October’s positive stock market performance, mixed economic data, and the Fed’s ongoing battle to tame inflation.
Government affairs specialist Susan Olson and political expert Bob Marsh dive into the issues, the Trump factor, and shifting momentum of Midterms 2022.
Government affairs expert Susan Olson analyzes what promises to be an unpredictable midterm given unprecedented issues, Trump, and plain old math.
More Fed tightening, potential long-term US dollar strength, resilient earnings but challenged equities, some value in credit sectors, and no imminent resolution in Ukraine.
Susan Olson talks housing with an industry expert. Despite short supply, rising interest rates, and regulatory challenges, the long-term view is optimistic.
While the market narrative points to excess consumer savings, survey data indicate a decline in US consumers’ economic well-being over the past year.
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz explains how the strong dollar, global energy shock, and no end in sight for rate hikes are roiling the capital markets.
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.
Natixis experts sum up ETF benefits and attributes from best execution, tax efficiency, and liquidity to the creation/redemption process and more.
Learn about the fully customizable, tax-managed index portfolios available from Natixis Investment Managers Solutions.
The quarterly Fixed Income Dashboard provides key relative data points ranging from credit conditions and inflation trends to asset flows and yields.
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.
Prices, inflation, interest rates are rising amid continued volatility. The only thing not rising is consumer confidence. How can advisors be prepared?
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz discusses the market reversal in August, Federal Reserve policy, labor market trends and the likely path of inflation.
Natixis government affairs specialist Susan Olson outlines the nuts and bolts of the long-awaited Inflation Reduction Act.
The behind-the-scenes workings of the primary market helps to explain some of the unique advantages that ETFs can provide for investors.
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz covers topics including July’s market rally, inflation, corporate earnings, dollar strength, and risks for recession.
Late expansion phase views and select value picks in corporate bonds and convertibles are shared by Loomis, Sayles & Co. Full Discretion Team’s Brian Kennedy.
Government affairs expert Susan Olson examines a shifting political landscape, Congress’s busy agenda, and ambitious investment-related regulatory activity.
What’s on Vaughan Nelson’s shopping list for value stocks at midyear mark? CEO Chris Wallis talks market dynamics and areas of deep discounts.
Portfolio strategist explains that while inflation is a real concern, fears of an economic recession in 2022 may well be overblown.
At midyear Natixis’ ETF experts discuss investor trends for the rest of 2022 regarding active vs. passive, value vs. growth, and short- vs. long-term ETFs.
AlphaSimplex’s Katy Kaminski discusses crisis alpha, why trend-following strategies generated positive returns in 1H, and trends to watch in 2H 2022.
With recession looming, central bank policy is a linchpin in H2 prospects.
Trading ETFs can be different from buying and selling individual securities – here are three important tips to consider.
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz considers the inflation scare, the growth scare, and rising risks of a recession.
Portfolio strategists discuss inflation, rate hikes, the potential for recession, US consumers – and where the markets could go from here.
Why the Fed went big at its June meeting is analyzed by Portfolio Strategist Garrett Melson, along with inflation, recession, and further rate hikes.
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz examines shifts in the inflation narrative, consumer spending, and labor market trends that drove market action in May.
Now’s the time to balance interest rate and credit risk in fixed income portfolios, explains Matt Eagan, Co-Head of Loomis Sayles’ Full Discretion Team.
What drives the relationship between bank loans and high yield bonds, and why it matters for fixed income investors is explored by Loomis Sayles.
Performance impact of market selloffs and rallies across asset classes and trend-following strategies is analyzed.
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz explains why the markets need clarity on three uncertainty overhangs before they can gain some traction.
Where the Loomis Sayles Full Discretion Team is finding favorable prices and security selection opportunities amidst heightened volatility is explored.
What’s driving the markets, and if Big Tech can save the day or exacerbate a selloff, is analyzed.
While the road ahead may be challenging and uneven, the yield curve can be over-interpreted. Loomis Sayles Core Plus Team Member Michael Gladchun explains.
Amid unrest on multiple fronts, Loomis, Sayles & Company’s Matt Eagan, CFA® sheds light on geopolitical shifts with likely impact on investors.
Geopolitical, inflationary, and policy pressures may increase volatility in equity markets and value opportunities, says Chris Wallis, CEO, Vaughan Nelson.
Putin’s well-worn, ultranationalist, and perhaps revisionist historical perspective may, in his mind, justify the Ukraine invasion.
Portfolio strategists explain why fears about rates, energy prices, inflation and recession may be overblown.
AEW Research Director Mike Acton, CFA® discusses 4 developing US property sectors: senior housing, cold storage, medical office, lab/life science property.
How rising interest rates help deliver more total return to investors’ bond portfolios is explained in this bond basics video by Loomis Sayles.
Three scenarios for the Russia-Ukraine crisis and their potential ripple effects across global markets are examined.
How direct and indirect risks, sanctions, commodity prices, and investor sentiment may impact the world as Russia continues its drive is analyzed.
An introduction to bank loans and their benefits: seniority, security, floating interest rates, and diversification for the short or long term.
Loomis, Sayles & Company’s Full Discretion Team Co-Head Matt Eagan on how easy Fed monetary policy has been, and the implications as tightening transpires.
Loomis, Sayles & Company's Senior Sovereign Analyst, Hassan Malik, CFA®, considers the less obvious dependencies on Russia, including aluminum and titanium.
Potential impact on global markets, oil prices, inflation, and other risk factors of Putin’s moves are analyzed by our market and macroeconomic experts.
Advantages of a core plus bond approach with the flexibility to pull a lot of levers and pursue yield are explained by Loomis Sayles PM Rick Raczkowski.
Fed policy moves, inflation, and security selection opportunities for active non-traditional fixed income managers are discussed by Loomis Sayles’ Matt Eagan.
As inflation continues to hit new highs, should investors be concerned?
Natixis’ ETF experts share encouraging development of active ETFs in 2021 as they gain exposure and momentum among investment professionals and consumers.
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.