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Jim Cielinski, CFA

Global Head of Fixed Income
James Cielinski, CFA | Janus Henderson Investors

Jim Cielinski is Global Head of Fixed Income at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held since 2017. He oversees all of the global fixed income products and teams and leads Corporate Credit as well. Previously, Jim was the global head of fixed income for Columbia Threadneedle Investments from 2010. Prior to joining Columbia Threadneedle, he spent 12 years at Goldman Sachs Asset Management as managing director and head of credit. Before that, he was head of fixed income for Utah Retirement Systems, assistant manager of taxable fixed income for Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., and an equity portfolio manager for First Security Investment Management.

Jim received bachelor of science degrees in management and finance from the University of Utah and an MBA with a concentration in finance from New York University, Stern School of Business. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has 41 years of financial industry experience.

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Global Perspectives: Where do we go from here?
Features & Outlooks

Global Perspectives: Where do we go from here?

Hear the views of our asset class heads on market drivers for the second half of the year.

Fixed income outlook: Paid to wait for rate cuts
Features & Outlooks

Fixed income outlook: Paid to wait for rate cuts

Jim Cielinski explores the income opportunity amid rates uncertainty.

Patience is a virtue: The Fed maintains optionality as inflation eases
Timely & Topical

Patience is a virtue: The Fed maintains optionality as inflation eases

With inflation once again showing signs of easing, the Fed appears on track to cut policy rates – just not yet.

Striking the right note: The Fed opts for policy continuity
Timely & Topical

Striking the right note: The Fed opts for policy continuity

Consistent policy should temper investor concern regarding the most unfavorable economic outcomes.

Credit Risk Monitor – Goldilocks and the three bulls?

Credit Risk Monitor – Goldilocks and the three bulls?

Jim Cielinski, Global Head of Fixed Income, discusses the positive shift in two long-term credit cycle indicators.

Not so fast: The Fed exercises a circumspect approach
Timely & Topical

Not so fast: The Fed exercises a circumspect approach

A resilient economy gives the Fed latitude to lower rates at a pace of its own choosing.

The Fed’s December decision: A dove in a pear tree
Timely & Topical

The Fed’s December decision: A dove in a pear tree

Bond investors received an early gift as the Fed signaled that a material policy pivot was in store for 2024.

Fixed Income Outlook 2024: Do the math
Features & Outlooks

Fixed Income Outlook 2024: Do the math

Jim Cielinski explores why the math at the core of fixed income argues for a more rewarding outlook for the asset class in 2024.

ISG Insight: Shifting narrative
Features & Outlooks

ISG Insight: Shifting narrative

Shifting narratives can quickly reverse but might some be permanent?

Credit Risk Monitor – Pain delayed?

Credit Risk Monitor – Pain delayed?

Jim Cielinski, Global Head of Fixed Income, discusses the sharp rise in rates and the very gradual deterioration in the credit cycle.

The jump in yields is real
Timely & Topical

The jump in yields is real

With yields sharply higher, Jim Cielinski, Global Head of Fixed Income, dissects what is behind the recent move.

Credit Risk Monitor – Something for everyone

Credit Risk Monitor – Something for everyone

In our latest Credit Risk Monitor, Jim Cielinski discusses the latest impact on the credit cycle.