Ready for the Next Crisis? Redefine Your Fixed Income Strategy

The Loomis Sayles Short Duration Income ETF (LSST) takes an active approach to risk-first fixed income.

Familiar Factors Present as the VIX® Nears Record Run

Gateway Investment Advisers offers insight on the extended streak of high stock market volatility levels as it approaches the one year mark.

  • March 3, 2021
What, How, Why: Understanding the GameStop Frenzy

Moments of irrational exuberance provide useful reminders that markets don’t always behave in ways consistent with traditional economic theory.

It’s All Fun and GameStop, Until Someone Loses an Eye

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.

Are We in a Market Bubble? Probably Not – Here’s Why

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.

2021 ETF Outlook: 3 Emerging Trends

Gauging the potential market effects of the post-pandemic economy on the exchange-traded funds universe.

2021 Institutional Outlook

Get seven critical insights into how institutions will tackle risks, opportunities, and challenges in an uncertain 2021.

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Looking to Use Volatility as Opportunity

The Loomis Sayles global equity team speaks about how its approach to value creation is designed for all market conditions.

Election 2020: Record Turnout, Razor-Thin Results, What Now?

A look at early Election 2020 results and what they could mean for policy and politics over the near term.

November Outlook: Market Conditions After the Vote

In her latest outlook, Natixis macro specialist Esty Dwek suggests some market factors will remain consistent – no matter who wins the vote.

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Emotion and the 2020 Election

Systematic trading strategies can’t predict election outcomes, but short-term market trends can offer insights and opportunities for investment.

Fall Season: How Concerned Should Investors Be About Volatility?

PM Jack Janasiewicz looks at how election years typically bring market volatility – but current economic fundamentals remain encouraging.

2020 Global Retirement Index

The 2020 Global Retirement Index identifies five critical risks to retirement security – recession, interest rates, public debt, climate change, and income inequality – and what they mean for the industry.

Reflections on Ten Years in Trend Following

AlphaSimplex Chief Research Strategist, portfolio manager and inventor of “crisis alpha” Kathryn Kaminski discusses how her approach can benefit investors.

September Outlook: Data Continues to Point to a Measured Recovery

While continuing public health challenges are tempering momentum, monetary and fiscal stimulus is helping maintain resilience.

Year-End Outlook: Tracking the Post-COVID-19 Economy

As the slow economic recovery continues, a look at regional case surges, recent record market highs, election season, and the path forward.

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Assessing Increasing COVID-19 Case Counts and Markets

Vaughan Nelson CEO and Portfolio Manager Chris Wallis shares insights on the economic recovery and near-term market risks.

COVID-19 in Context: How Does the Pandemic Compare to Past Market Crises?

A look at how trend-following strategies worked to anticipate and contend with the pandemic crisis of early 2020 as compared to previous crisis events.

Four Insights on the Pandemic Market and Investor Behavior

Results from our Global Survey of Financial Professionals, conducted in the midst of the pandemic, show that volatility and recession are top concerns and reveal insight into investor behavior in uncertain markets.

Risk Management and the Role of Volatility

Even when investors believe they have diversification, they may not. Taking top-level approaches to volatility can help manage risk.

Hazy Conditions: US-China Relations and Emerging Markets

A look at post-COVID-19 tensions between the world’s two largest economies and what it could mean for investors and emerging markets.

Rebalancing Portfolios in Volatile Markets

See why monitoring portfolio allocations for drift, and rebalancing as necessary, has the potential to generate meaningful benefits for clients.

Diversification Matters: Achieving Better Balance

Spreading your investments across asset classes can help to balance risk and return potential, and avoid surprises when market corrections occur.

  • May 8, 2020
Moving Ahead: ETF Specialists Reflect on COVID-19 Markets

A look at how some exchange traded fund professionals are analyzing and managing COVID-19 market turbulence and volatility risk.

Understanding ETF Trading in COVID-19 Markets

Insights into how ETF trading volumes and pricing have been affected by COVID-19 market volatility.

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What Is Crisis Alpha? How Do Some Managed Futures Strategies Pursue It?

Persistent cross-asset trends during periods of market stress, crisis alpha and the strategic role of managed futures are explained.

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Low Volatility Equity – It’s Not Too Late

Chief Market Strategist discusses the benefits of Gateway’s index options-based strategy in today’s uncertain markets.

Three Reasons to Stay Invested in Volatile Times

Why panic selling during unsettling times may be one of the worst things long-term investors could do is analyzed over three decades.

  • March 27, 2020
US-China Trade War: Gauging Peace Prospects – and Their Potential Market Impact

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.

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Six Simple Reasons Why Yesterday’s Volatile Markets Are a Wake-Up Call for Investors Today

The 2019 Natixis Global Survey of Individual Investors reveals that investors are conflicted about risk, returns and what they can expect from their investments.

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Using Option Strategies to Help Manage Portfolio Volatility

Learn how option strategies can help manage the volatility of equities and create a smoother ride.

  • May 28, 2019
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Low Volatility Equity Investing: The Gateway Strategy

With more than 40 years of experience using index options to manage equity risk, Gateway Investment Advisers offers unique insights on market volatility.

Top Concerns for Professional Fund Buyers in 2018

With the return of market volatility, professional fund buyers reveal their top concerns–and how they plan to meet their goals despite them.

Riding the Aftershock: Wholesale Portfolio Manager Survey

How wholesale portfolio managers are finding opportunity amidst geopolitical instability, market volatility, and low interest rates.