Tug of war: slowing growth versus easing monetary policy

The US Federal Reserve’s policy shifts have helped support markets in 2019. US Fixed Income managers, Darrell Watters, Mayur Saigal and Mike Keough, share their views on the likelihood, timing and scale of any rate cuts in the coming months.

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Do tariffs impact US small caps?

by Craig Kempler, CFA

1 month ago

​Small caps tend to earn a majority of their revenues domestically. Still, that may not insulate the stocks from the brunt of tariffs, says Craig Kempler, Portfolio Manager at Perkins Investment Management. This article gives his view on what investors can do.

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Value investing: back in favour?

by Alec Perkins

2 months ago

​Alec Perkins, Portfolio Manager for Perkins' Value Strategies, discusses the global themes he expects to impact markets, performance year to date, and why he believes a value-based approach to investing in US equities provides compelling long-term opportunities.

 
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US value: The case for defensive quality

by Alec Perkins, Ted Thome, CFA

2 months ago

Despite the recent long run from growth and momentum investing, mean reversion is inevitable. In this article, Ted Thome and Alec Perkins, Portfolio Managers at Perkins Investment Management*, consider the prospects for value, following a decade-long bull market for growth and momentum strategies, and outline how they think wary investors can best avoid the value trap.

*Perkins Investment Management is a subsidiary of Janus Henderson.

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The booming US stock market … will it last?

by Greg Kolb, CFA

2 months ago

Knowing when and where to act is never easy, when it comes to investing, In this article, Gregory Kolb, Chief Investment Officer at Perkins Investment Management*, looks at the drivers driving the long US bull market, and considers the strategies that investors might use in a world where lower returns are perhaps more likely than in the recent past.

*Perkins Investment Management is a subsidiary of Janus Henderson.

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How did they miss it? Central bankers and the global economic downturn…

by Jenna Barnard, CFA

3 months ago

​Jenna Barnard, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, explains how and why so many major central banks have been wrong-footed on economic growth in their countries and around the globe.

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Leveraged loans — a look behind the headlines

by Elissa Johnson

3 months ago

​The financial press has not been short of alarming headlines on leveraged loans in recent months. Elissa Johnson, Portfolio Manager within Janus Henderson’s specialist loans team headed by David Milward, clarifies some of the negativity in the messages from a European perspective...

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Fed pivot slows advent of cycle’s end

​US Fixed Income managers, Darrell Watters, Mayur Saigal and Mike Keough, discuss what the US Federal Reserve's newly dovish stance means for markets.

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Go with the flow in life, not when investing

by Greg Kolb, CFA

5 months ago

What works in one sphere of life may not in another, and so it is with investing. In this article, Gregory Kolb, Chief Investment Officer at Perkins Investment Management*, considers the importance of taking an independent view, based on data, rather than following the prevailing market view. He also argues the potential benefits of a balanced portfolio at times of higher market uncertainty.

*Perkins Investment Management is a subsidiary of Janus Henderson.

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Risks and opportunities in Agency MBS

by John Kerschner, CFA

6 months ago

​A number of factors are set to influence agency mortgage-backed securities (MBS) in 2019. John Kerschner, Head of US Securitized Products, discusses the market dynamics and the risks and opportunities on the horizon.

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Cracks in the Credit Cycle

​Portfolio Managers Darrell Watters and Mike Keough identify signs that the credit cycle has turned and highlight what to watch in the year ahead.

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Inflation: is that it?

by John Pattullo

6 months ago
John Pattullo, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, discusses the range of factors, which in his opinion, indicate that current inflation is much more cyclical than structural.
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Tail Risk Report: December 2018 – what will move?

by Ashwin Alankar, Ph.D.

7 months ago

​Janus Henderson’s US-based Multi-Asset Solutions Team present their latest tail risk report, using option market prices to infer expected tail gains and losses for each asset class.

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Don’t buy the dip, buy bargains

by Greg Kolb, CFA

7 months ago

A ‘buy the dip’ strategy has worked well for many investors over the past decade, but are investors too trusting of market forecasts? In this article, Gregory Kolb, Chief Investment Officer at Perkins Investment Management*, considers whether investors should take the risk of trying to time a change in market direction.

*Perkins Investment Management is a subsidiary of Janus Henderson.

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Secured Credit: strong relative performance but caution warranted

by Colin Fleury

8 months ago

​Colin Fleury, Head of Secured Credit, shares his thoughts on the risks and opportunities ahead for fixed income investors. Given the turning point in monetary policy, increased volatility is likely to continue into 2019, warranting a more cautious approach.

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As global stocks diverge, valuation comes into sharp focus

Portfolio managers Greg Kolb and George Maglares discuss the diverging returns of US and non-US equities and how this is shaping investment opportunities.

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Quick view: Fed hikes in era of pragmatism over dogma

by Andrew Mulliner, CFA

10 months ago

The US Federal Reserve raised interest rates by 25 basis points as widely expected and priced in by the markets. Andrew Mulliner, Portfolio Manager within the Global Bonds team, shares his views on the outlook for rates in the US and what he sees as the new era for the Fed. 

 
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Perkins outlook: Beware the true ‘plunge’

by Greg Kolb, CFA

11 months ago

Have markets become too complacent? In this new article, ​Gregory Kolb, Chief Investment Officer and portfolio manager for Perkins Investment Management*, considers the impact of stock market performance on the lexicon of financial markets. He also addresses the relative value of using rolling returns, rather than trailing returns, as a better guide to the experience of investing over time.

*Perkins Investment Management is a subsidiary of Janus Henderson.

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Quick view: higher and higher - the Fed continues to hike

Head of US Fundamental Fixed Income Darrell Watters and Portfolio Manager Mayur Saigal react to the US Federal Reserve’s most recent rate hike and discuss what is to come.

 
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Secured Credit: floating rate assets for an uncertain interest rate environment

by Colin Fleury

1 year ago

​Colin Fleury, Head of Secured Credit, believes that floating rate credit assets are a better place to be in an uncertain interest rate climate with evolving central bank policy.

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