April 21—Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investment strategies have long been in vogue and investors are showing a greater-than-ever appreciation for their principles. Do ESG strategies require a sacrifice on the performance front—or can you reap competitive returns while putting your money to work in a way that aligns with your values? Time will tell, according to our experts.
April 14—With soaring valuations and prospects for expansion, early-stage growth firms are practically giddy with excitement and visions of stardom. Big-player sectors like technology and health care have greatly benefited from macro trends and enjoy elite status as increasingly important pieces of the future economy.Still, private equity investors are forced to face the hard truth: not every behemoth wannabe makes it to the bigtime.
In the April issue of our monthly flagship publication, we feature:On the Record by Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth, where he reveals how the 2020 recession and ongoing recovery differ from past experience, our overall optimistic view of the U.S. and global economic trajectories, and where we see potential risks and opportunities.
March 31—To get a fix on the outlook for fixed income securities, we turn to Lord Abbett Partner and Portfolio Manager Leah Traub. In her important discussion with Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth, Leah shares what she believes is on the horizon for interest rates, dividends, and much more. Listen in and find out if your fixed income portfolio needs fixing. Leah G. Traub, PH.D.
While the stock market ran hot for much of the second half of 2020 to date, the bond market has been mostly on ice. In fact, last summer we saw the 10-year Treasury yield plunge to levels not seen since 1786. Yet, yields have recently begun to surge.