As the title of this paper suggests, credit migration is probably worse than you think, but then not as bad as you fear. So how concerned should investors be about this phenomenon? Where should their focus lie? Natixis’ affiliate, Loomis Sayles & Company’s Director of Credit Research and Credit Strategist, Chris Gootkind, addresses this and other questions that investors should be asking about credit migration.
Trying to guess the outcome of a national vote is becoming a fool’s errand. Even many of the people who voted for Brexit did not think it would happen. Now we have all learned to be wary it seems no one is willing to take a punt on the US election. In the lead up […]
It is always good to see new blood coming up through the ranks, especially from an investment house that prides itself in having some of the best names in the industry. Manager of the Jupiter Smaller Companies fund James Zimmerman is a relatively new name to fund management, beginning his career five years ago as […]
They say the higher you climb, the further you have to fall. And there is no brand advisers would like to see fall from grace quite as much as St James’s Place. After being passed an analysts’ note about our favourite wealth manager entitled Growth At An Unreasonable Pace, I thought I had the answer […]
Online investment manager Nutmeg is not threatened but “excited” at Vanguard’s breakthrough into the UK direct-to-consumer market, Nutmeg chief investment officer Shaun Port says. Earlier this month Money Marketing revealed Vanguard will launch its D2C offering within six months. Port told Money Marketing: “We don’t look this as a threat at all. This is a market […]
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