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.
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.
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.
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.
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz discusses the market reversal in August, Federal Reserve policy, labor market trends and the likely path of inflation.
As correlations and inflation spiked in the first half of 2022, the best performing investment portfolios held inflation-protection assets, alternatives – and cash.
The pause in student loan payment requirements in March 2020 created a unique investment opportunity for borrowers who wanted to put their savings to work.
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.
Discover 3 questions to ask regarding short duration bond strategies and learn how this approach may alleviate rising interest rate concerns.
With yields recently hitting 13-year highs and recession fears growing, are there opportunities in investment grade corporate bonds?
Amid the failed diversification of disappointing returns from both stocks and bonds, there are some bright spots in institutional investing trends.
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz considers the inflation scare, the growth scare, and rising risks of a recession.
If the Federal Reserve is no longer buying bonds, what happens to bond prices?
Portfolio strategists discuss inflation, rate hikes, the potential for recession, US consumers – and where the markets could go from here.
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.
How investing in bank loans may do more than protect portfolios against rising rates is explored by Loomis Sayles’ Bank Loan 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.
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.
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.
Introduction to bond investing, fixed income funds, and how changing interest rates affect prices and yields.
Amid unrest on multiple fronts, Loomis, Sayles & Company’s Matt Eagan, CFA® sheds light on geopolitical shifts with likely impact on investors.
Portfolio strategists explain why fears about rates, energy prices, inflation and recession may be overblown.
How rising interest rates help deliver more total return to investors’ bond portfolios is explained in this bond basics video by Loomis Sayles.
Allocations in advisors’ moderate models reflect disenchantment with growth stocks and growing concern about rising rates and inflation.
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.
Understanding the potential price fluctuations unique to fixed income ETFs due to both structural and technical factors.
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.
Natixis’ ETF experts share encouraging development of active ETFs in 2021 as they gain exposure and momentum among investment professionals and consumers.
With interest rates more likely to rise than fall, investors may want to revisit their bond allocations with an eye toward risk.
The 2019 Natixis Global Survey of Individual Investors reveals that investors are conflicted about risk, returns and what they can expect from their investments.
Investor motivations, perceptions, and knowledge gaps that may influence the state of California’s green bond market.