Tag: Loomis Sayles Bond Fund

BOND BETS Transcript 9/20/2013 #1013

September 27, 2013

CONSUELO MACK: This week on WealthTrack- with investors cascading out of bonds, is this the right time to launch a new bond fund?  Top rated manager Kathleen Gaffney guides investors to income sources in her new Eaton Vance Bond Fund. Keeping your bond portfolio afloat is next on Consuelo Mack WealthTrack.

Hello and welcome to this edition of WealthTrack, I’m Consuelo Mack. This has not been a fun time to be a bond investor or a fixed income manager. Investors have been freaking out ever since May when Federal Reserve Chief Ben Bernanke suggested the Fed might start reducing, or tapering its massive $85 billion worth of monthly bond  purchases. It hasn’t done so yet but even a hint of diminished government support for the treasury and mortgage bond markets have sent interest rates higher and bond prices lower.

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Fuss & Bernstein Transcript 7/12/2013 #1003

July 12, 2013

CONSUELO MACK:This week on WealthTrack, as the 30 plus year era of ever lower interest rates winds down, how can investors stay on track? Loomis Sayles legendary bond manager, Dan Fuss and top ranked strategist and portfolio manager Richard Bernstein share their investment itineraries, next on Consuelo Mack WealthTrack.


Hello and welcome to this edition of WealthTrack, I’m Consuelo Mack. The investment climate has changed. After falling for decades, interest rates are rising. And as in everything else in this global, electronically connected universe, the shift has been dramatic and rapid. Credit or blame Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s testimony to Congress weeks ago, which Wall Street is still parsing. When will the Fed “taper” its stimulative bond purchasing program? Who knows! Even Bernanke says it’s data dependent, but the markets have been responding ever since with increased volatility.

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July 12, 2013

As 30-plus years of falling interest rates wind down, what are the new rules of investing? Loomis Sayles’ legendary bond fund manager Dan Fuss and top-ranked strategist, turned portfolio manager, Richard Bernstein provide their contrarian answers. Continue Reading »

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