Darrell Watters

Head of U.S. Fundamental Fixed Income | Portfolio Manager

Darrell Watters is Head of U.S. Fundamental Fixed Income at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held since 2015. He is also a Portfolio Manager responsible for co-managing the Core Plus, Short Duration, Short Duration High Yield, Intermediate Fixed Income, U.S. Corporate Credit and Long Duration strategies. Additionally, Mr. Watters co-manages the fixed income portion of the Balanced strategy. He has been supporting the firm’s fixed income platform since 1996, serving in portfolio management and research analyst roles. Prior to joining Janus as a municipal bond trader in 1993, he was a municipal bond trader with Piper Jaffray.

Mr. Watters received his bachelor of science degree in economics from Colorado State University. He has 33 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

Tug-of-War: Slowing Growth vs. Easing Monetary Policy

Tug-of-War: Slowing Growth vs. Easing Monetary Policy

The U.S. Fixed Income team cautions that the tug-of-war between slowing growth and accommodation will likely be accompanied by periods of heightened uncertainty.

Fed Pivot Slows Advent of Cycle’s End

Fed Pivot Slows Advent of Cycle’s End

The U.S. Fixed Income team discusses how the Fed’s newfound patience could help stabilize the U.S. economy and extend the economic and credit cycles.

Cracks in the Credit Cycle

Cracks in the Credit Cycle

Portfolio Managers Darrell Watters and Mike Keough identify signals indicative of an advancing credit cycle and highlight what to watch in the year ahead.