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Fed Update: Stealth Yield Curve Control?

Fed Update: Stealth Yield Curve Control?

Nick Maroutsos comments on how the Fed, in sticking to its script of accommodative policy, has let financial markets know that it means business in supporting the economy.

So … What About Inflation?

So … What About Inflation?

Why we feel it is important not to confuse shorter-term cyclical inflation with longer-term structural factors.

Despite High Marks, Fed Still Has Issues to Resolve

Despite High Marks, Fed Still Has Issues to Resolve

Why we believe the Fed must place greater emphasis on channeling accommodative policy to the backbone of the real economy: households and small businesses.

Beyond the Nadir: What’s Next for Fixed Income

Beyond the Nadir: What’s Next for Fixed Income

Little more than two months after global markets dramatically sold off on worries over COVID-19, have fixed income markets returned to “normal”?

A negative fed funds rate: not yet willing – or needing – to go “there”

A negative fed funds rate: not yet willing – or needing – to go “there”

Co-Head of Global Bonds Nick Maroutsos states that even without negative interest rates, bond portfolios must work harder to achieve desired results.

Market GPS: Trade and Interest Rates Hold Keys to Economy in 2020

Market GPS: Trade and Interest Rates Hold Keys to Economy in 2020

John Fujiwara explains why a potential stock rotation and the shape of the yield curve are two themes meriting investors’ attention in 2020.

Market GPS: Outlook for Bond Markets Hinges on Trajectory of Global Economy

Market GPS: Outlook for Bond Markets Hinges on Trajectory of Global Economy

Co-Heads of Strategic Fixed Income Jenna Barnard and John Pattullo discuss the outlook for bond markets in 2020.

Market GPS: Investors Should Expect the Unexpected in 2020

Market GPS: Investors Should Expect the Unexpected in 2020

Ash Alankar reveals what surprises 2020 may have in store for markets, including a possible rebound in non-U.S. equities and an overdue rise in inflation.

Market GPS: Fed Policy to Cast Long Shadow over 2020

Market GPS: Fed Policy to Cast Long Shadow over 2020

Nick Maroutsos highlights what fixed income investors can expect in 2020 as the Fed’s near-term policy path remains far from certain.

Bond and Equity Markets Sending Mixed Signals on Economic Outlook

Bond and Equity Markets Sending Mixed Signals on Economic Outlook

John Pattullo, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, provides insight on the chances of a soft or hard landing for the U.S. economy.

Roundtable Discussion: Navigating Low Rates and Political Upheaval
Quick Views Interest rates

Roundtable Discussion: Navigating Low Rates and Political Upheaval

Portfolio Managers Nick Maroutsos, Dan Siluk and Jason England talk candidly about how geopolitics and low interest rates are influencing the market.

Market GPS: Consumer Spending and Low Rates Favor Stocks in 2020

Market GPS: Consumer Spending and Low Rates Favor Stocks in 2020

A healthy consumer and low bond yields – two trends that dominated 2019 – look set to continue in 2020, creating a favorable backdrop for equities.