Loomis Sayles fixed income specialists on how yield curve control (YCC) policies compare to quantitative easing (QE) – and what it could mean for investors.
Macro specialist Esty Dwek looks at interest rates and inflation risk amid the Covid-19 vaccination effort and economic recovery.
Portfolio Manager and Chief Investment Officer David Herro, CFA® of Harris Associates provides his take on the post-pandemic investment landscape.
PM Jack Janasiewicz on near-term market conditions in light of continued federal fiscal aid, monetary policy support, and the vaccine rollout.
Peter Palfrey, co-manager of Loomis, Sayles & Company’s Core Plus Bond strategy, shares insight on factors shaping today’s fixed income markets.
PM and macro analyst Jack Janasiewicz believes markets will remain preoccupied with rates and inflation, despite an absence of strong signals from the Fed.
As the Covid-19 recovery begins in earnest, our macro strategists discuss market conditions – including reopening opportunities and risks.
Deregulated power companies in the state of Texas will incur short-term financial pain in light of the recent power crisis, but the news is not all bad.
While the question of how high bond yields may rise is important, equity market fundamentals continue to look strong for the near term.
A look at the improving Covid-19 outlook in the US and how risk appetite is likely to remain a key market variable in the near term.
Despite a vastly increased global money supply, enduring economic challenges related to the pandemic are likely to limit near-term inflation risk.
Get insight into key trends that are shaping a more optimistic outlook for the year ahead.
Macro specialist Esty Dwek and Seb Dance of Signum Global Advisors break down the market realities and political tensions of the Brexit trade agreement.
Institutional investors are coming to grips with a key risk, amplified by 2020’s pandemic economy: negative interest rates.
While markets may take the occasional breather, evidence suggests that positive fundamentals will remain as global Covid-19 inoculations gain steam.
The Loomis Sayles Multisector Team presents its views on current macro conditions, including US and global interest rates and potential fixed income opportunities.
Peter Palfrey and Rick Raczkowski of the Loomis Sayles Core Plus Bond Team discuss the fund’s objectives and strategy.
PM Jack Janasiewicz looks at the public sentiments and market dynamics of “meme stocks” and how they might affect investors and portfolios in the near term.
Renowned economist and presidential advisor Nouriel Roubini on the top factors he is closely watching as global markets continue down their paths to recovery in 2021 and beyond.
Talk of a market bubble abounds and has for some time. Rather than track headlines, investors may want to consider risk appetite and guidance from the Fed.
Return variances, Fed support, EM, and Covid losers now looking attractive are covered by fixed income experts from Loomis, Sayles & Co. and Harris Associates.
Global Market Strategist Esty Dwek outlines her Top 10 potential risks – and questions to consider – for the year ahead.
Loomis, Sayles & Co.’s Senior Macro Strategies Analyst Craig Burelle presents his 2021 investment outlook.
Gauging the potential market effects of the post-pandemic economy on the exchange-traded funds universe.
Accommodative monetary and fiscal policy and potential post-pandemic supply/demand challenges are raising long-dormant questions about inflation.
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.
Systematic trading strategies can’t predict election outcomes, but short-term market trends can offer insights and opportunities for investment.
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.
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.
Why ESG-related investments attracted inflows during the coronavirus crisis is discussed in this interview with Jens Peers, CEO & CIO of Mirova US.
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.
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.
Dave Goodsell dissects findings from the Global Survey of Financial Professionals for Wealth Management’s 2020 Midyear Review and Outlook edition.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Results from the 2019 Global Survey of Professional Fund Buyers predicted increased equity volatility and illustrate how professionals have been positioning portfolios for riskier market scenarios.
The influence of new data privacy rules across the broader digital economy is likely to leave no business sector unaffected.
The latest Global Survey of Institutional Investors reveals ten market trends institutions are watching in 2020.
From market volatility to geopolitical uncertainty, see how professional fund buyers are facing the challenges of 2019, based on the 2018 Global Survey of Professional Fund Buyers.
Experience world leaders and innovators exchanging fresh ideas at the inaugural Natixis Investment Managers Summit.
With the return of market volatility, professional fund buyers reveal their top concerns–and how they plan to meet their goals despite them.
After a decade of low interest rates, low volatility, and high investment returns, are professional investors prepared for what’s ahead in 2018?
How wholesale portfolio managers are finding opportunity amidst geopolitical instability, market volatility, and low interest rates.