The Loomis Sayles Multisector Team presents its views on current macro conditions, including US and global interest rates and potential fixed income opportunities.
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 Core Plus Bond Fund Team presents its May 2020 market outlook.
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.
David Herro shares views on reopening of economies globally, COVID-19 impact on Q1 and positioning and performance of Oakmark International Fund and Oakmark International Small Cap Funds.
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.
Bill Nygren, Portfolio Manager of Oakmark and Oakmark Select Funds, discusses COVID-19 market crisis, road to recovery, and portfolio positioning and performance.
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.
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz provides a near-term market outlook and shares insights for investors considering the path forward for global businesses.
Macro Strategies Research Analyst Craig Burelle presents his macro views, including US and world growth projections, interest rates, and monetary policy.
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.
In the face of volatility risk, investors can look at markets through a risk-based lens that takes correlations and broader investment trends into account.
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.
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.
Why improving relations among global leaders could benefit economies and careers is explained by Global Market Strategist Esty Dwek.
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.
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.
An analysis of recent market volatility and how US-China trade turmoil may continue to affect markets and investors in the near term.
How political tensions mixed with supply-and-demand dynamics could help shape global oil markets over the months and years ahead.
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.
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.
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.
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.