Accommodative monetary and fiscal policy and potential post-pandemic supply/demand challenges are raising long-dormant questions about inflation.
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz on post-US election market dynamics, including Covid-19 vaccine implications and near-term risks and opportunities.
The transition to renewable power has raised concerns among investors with stakes in utilities supported by more conventional power generation facilities.
Natixis macro specialists discuss results of the 2021 Natixis Global Survey of Institutional Investors and break down potential risks and opportunities in the new year.
A new market optimism has followed Covid-19 vaccine news, but uncovering risks and opportunities in the new year may require some old fashioned diligence.
A look at the White House changeover, the importance of the Georgia runoff elections, and what’s in store for policy and politics in 2021.
Global Market Strategist Esty Dwek discusses prospects for growth, returning to normal, and the risks ahead in the new year.
A look the state of credit markets and how the post-pandemic recovery may effect opportunities and risks for fixed income investors.
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.
While the health crisis is ongoing, the prospects of vaccines suggest the beginning of the end of the pandemic.
Measuring the merits of emerging market equities by an index may be quite limiting. Global growth equity managers at WCM Investment Management explain why.
Veteran political observer Carl Hulse, Chief Washington Correspondent for The New York Times, recaps the 2020 election season and its implications for the road ahead.
Peter Palfrey and Rick Raczkowski of the Loomis Sayles Core Plus Bond Team discuss the fund’s objectives and the strategy.
Peter Palfrey and Rick Raczkowski of the Loomis Sayles Core Plus Bond Team discuss the fund’s objectives and strategy.
A look at early Election 2020 results and what they could mean for policy and politics over the near term.
The Loomis Sayles Multisector Team presents its views on current macro conditions, including US and global interest rates and potential fixed income opportunities.
In her latest outlook, Natixis macro specialist Esty Dwek suggests some market factors will remain consistent – no matter who wins the vote.
Systematic trading strategies can’t predict election outcomes, but short-term market trends can offer insights and opportunities for investment.
The Loomis Sayles Municipal Bond Team provides an overview on the current municipal bond market and their outlook for the remainder of the year.
David Herro of Harris Associates discusses how the economic repercussions of Covid-19 are creating long-term growth prospects for value investors.
A contested election could lead to market volatility, but it may not be a foregone conclusion.
Emerging market economies stand to benefit from a growth recovery led by the manufacturing sector.
Economic activity rebounded over the third quarter, pushing the global economy out of the downturn phase of the credit cycle.
Why it’s fitting that the AlphaSimplex Managed Futures Strategy Fund is marking its tenth anniversary in 2020.
Economics of COVID-19, climate change, income inequality, and other risks weighing on retirement systems are explored by retirement and global market specialists.
A review of what recent macro data is signaling about asset class opportunities – and potential portfolio risks – through the end of 2020.
5 P’s of discipline, call for world leadership on pandemic, democracy and contested election insight from former White House Chief of Staff Andy Card
Fiscal and monetary action has helped avert a COVID-19 economic crisis, but should investors be concerned about too much of a good thing?
PM Jack Janasiewicz looks at how election years typically bring market volatility – but current economic fundamentals remain encouraging.
VP of Government Relations Susan Olson reflects on what the nomination process could mean for the 2020 elections.
AlphaSimplex Chief Research Strategist, portfolio manager and inventor of “crisis alpha” Kathryn Kaminski discusses how her approach can benefit investors.
What role can the financial community play in advancing important societal issues? Three executives share insight on greater engagement and collaborating with other sectors.
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.
Excited talk of taxes and regulation may be distracting from a more market-friendly reality.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A look at how the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have affected the consumer asset-backed securities (ABS) space.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The world has changed in important ways, and investors should account for these changes as they look for pockets of value in fixed income.
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.
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.
Global security expert Michèle Flournoy breaks down the threat China’s growing geopolitical influence poses to US markets.
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.
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.