Category Archives: On the Trading Desk

Risk and opportunity in the core-plus bond space

Trouble and risk create potential opportunity for investors. Learn how Ashok Bhatia, CFA, and his team balance those factors in the Wells Fargo Core Plus Bond Fund. Listen to the podcast (new window). Ashok Bhatia: Trouble and risk create opportunity, … Continue reading

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Municipal bonds: Flexibility to find opportunity

Portfolio Manager Lyle Fitterer points to opportunities for muni investors.

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Stocks, central banks, and oil

Navigate your way through the big topics driving the markets in August. Listen to the podcast (new window). Laurie King: I’m Laurie King, and you are On the Trading Desk. Dr. Brian Jacobsen helps investors navigate the big topics driving … Continue reading

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Drivers of opportunity in stocks and bonds

John Manley and Jim Kochan, capital market strategists at Wells Fargo Asset Management, point to areas of opportunity in the equity and fixed-income markets around the globe. Listen to the podcast (new window). Laurie King: I’m Laurie King, and you … Continue reading

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Optimizing your cash strategy

Cash strategies play a big role in an ultralow-yield environment. Here to explain is Jeff Weaver, head of money market funds and short-duration strategies at Wells Capital Management, Inc. Listen to the podcast (new window). Laurie: I’m Laurie King, and … Continue reading

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Japan: Another second wind for Abe?

A huge victory for Shinzo Abe’s coalition could move Japan’s economy forward. What opportunity might that present for investors? Listen to the podcast (new window). Laurie King: I’m Laurie King, and you are On the Trading Desk. Well, the week … Continue reading

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How low for yields and the pound?

The Bank of England has embraced a lower pound to backstop Brexit risks. Low bond yields have been heading lower. How low can we go? Dr. Brian Jacobsen explains. Listen to the podcast (new window). Aldo Ceccarelli: I’m Aldo Ceccarelli, … Continue reading

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Brexit—the vote felt around the world

Dr. Brian Jacobsen interviews four portfolio managers to gain global understanding of the realities and expectations for investors as the Brexit situation unfolds. Listen to the podcast. Brian Jacobsen: I’m Brian Jacobsen, and you are On the Trading Desk. British … Continue reading

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Midyear Outlook—part 3: Portfolio positioning as rates rise

In the third of a three-part series, our capital market strategists discuss portfolio positioning as rates slowly rise.

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Midyear Outlook—part 2: Room for growth in U.S. equities

In the second of a three-part series, our capital market strategists discuss their growth outlook for U.S. equities.

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