That Was a Doozy: The Fed's 75bp Rate Hike and Inflation

Why the Fed went big at its June meeting is analyzed by Portfolio Strategist Garrett Melson, along with inflation, recession, and further rate hikes.

3 Questions to Ask About Short Duration Bond Strategies

Discover 3 questions to ask regarding short duration bond strategies and learn how this approach may alleviate rising interest rate concerns.

  • June 7, 2022
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Stepping Up Resiliency of Fixed Income Portfolios

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.

Are Stocks a Better Value Than Bonds?

Analysis of whether the equity market selloff has improved stock valuations relative to bonds.

Investing in Bank Loans: Beyond Interest Rate Expectations

How investing in bank loans may do more than protect portfolios against rising rates is explored by Loomis Sayles’ Bank Loan team.

  • June 1, 2022
High Yield Bonds and Loans: The Correlation Breakdown

What drives the relationship between bank loans and high yield bonds, and why it matters for fixed income investors is explored by Loomis Sayles.

  • May 19, 2022
Municipal Bond Marketplace Outlook

Despite poor quarterly returns, attractive valuations and supportive credit fundamentals could mean potentially improving relative return prospects.

  • May 4, 2022
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Loomis on Loans: Rates are Rising. Can Companies Take the Heat?

Various metrics are explored by Loomis Sayles’ Bank Loan team to answer why rising rates should not impact companies’ capital structures.

  • May 2, 2022
An Inverted Yield Curve May Signal Recession, But Not Always

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.

  • April 20, 2022
Bond Basics: How Interest Rates Affect Bond Yields

Introduction to bond investing, fixed income funds, and how changing interest rates affect prices and yields.

  • April 18, 2022
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Fixed Income: Top Five Themes to Watch in 2022

Loomis, Sayles & Co. Fixed Income investment experts share what they’ll be watching in 2022, from inflation to shifting China growth, and yield plays.

  • December 22, 2021
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Curb Appeal of Real Estate Markets in 2022

Covid-driven trends, yield appeal for income investors, and infrastructure ideas are explored by AEW Capital Management’s Director of Research, Mike Acton.

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2019 Global Insurance Survey

Insurers around the world are stuck between a rock and a hard place. Low rates inflate liabilities, but regulation prevents insurers from pursuing alternatives.

  • November 25, 2019
2019 Global Retirement Index

The 2019 Global Retirement Index reveals three critical threats to retirement security – interest rates, demographics, and climate change – as well as what they mean for individuals and institutions.

  • September 19, 2019