Great Investor Kathleen Gaffney launched the Eaton Vance Bond Fund in 2013. This year she is involved in launching another more personal venture which she explains. Watch the related WEALTHTRACK episode.
Great bond investor Kathleen Gaffney says it’s been the quietest summer bond market in her 20 plus years of managing fixed income funds. Is this the proverbial calm before the storm? Have years of low interest rates lulled investors into another false sense of security? Gaffney, Portfolio Manager of the Eaton Vance Bond Fund, is concerned about risks in the bond world and has adjusted her portfolios accordingly. She’ll explain why she thinks bonds are fraught with risk and why stocks and cash are now a big part of her portfolios.
WEALTHTRACK has identified Kathleen Gaffney as a next generation Great Investor because of her outstanding track record at the Loomis Sayles Bond Fund, alongside legendary co-manager Dan Fuss. Gaffney recently left her old firm to launch a new bond fund at Eaton Vance. I asked her to explain the biggest difference between running a huge fund […]
Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke, surprised everyone this week by announcing that the Fed would not stop its quantitative easing as Bernanke hinted he would do by the end of the year. The announcement sent the stock markets to new highs. Critics say the Fed is sending investors too many mixed messages.
Is this any time to launch a new bond fund? This week’s Great Investor guest thinks so! Kathleen Gaffney co-managed the legendary Loomis Sayles Bond Fund with bond giant Dan Fuss and branched off this past year to launch the Eaton Vance Bond Fund and serves as the firm’s Co-Director of Investment Grade Income. Gaffney will discuss how she’s positioning the Eaton Vance Bond Fund for the turbulent times ahead!