Macro Markets Podcast Episode 13: The Fed,...
U.S. Economist Matt Bush analyzes the latest Fed announcement and labor and inflation data, Investment Strategist Maria Giraldo discusses credit risk while the Fed tightens, and Managing Director Chris Keywork updates on the bank loan market.
The ETF Show - Remain Part-Goldfish, Part-...
Columbia Threadneedle Investments just launched its first semi-transparent ETF focused on a growing part of the technology industry. Head of Strategic Beta Marc Zeitoun, CFA explains the bull case for semiconductors and the many ways we use them in our day-to-day lives. State Street Global Advisors Head of SPDR Americas Research Matthew Bartolini, CFA also weighs in on why investors should still...
Macro Markets Podcast Episode 12: Muni...
Allen Li, Managing Director and Head of Guggenheim’s Municipal Bond Sector Team, discusses technical and fundamental drivers of the taxable and tax-exempt municipal market, and why it might be a good time to buy. Also, with the Fed poised to ramp up policy tightening and ongoing supply disruptions from lockdowns in China and the war in Ukraine, Paul Dozier, a Director in the Macroeconomic and...
Macro Markets Podcast Episode 11: The ABCs...
Karthik Narayanan, Head of the Structured Credit group for Guggenheim Investments, and Jared Drucker, a Director and senior member of the group, join Head of Thought Leadership Jay Diamond for a timely discussion of ABS, MBS, and CLOs, how the market has been responding to rapidly changing market conditions, and where they are finding value now. Matt Bush, US Economist for Guggenheim Investments...
The ETF Show - Commodities & Core...
Inflation has reached the highest levels in four decades, and it could be here to stay, says VanEck Portfolio Manager and Head of Quantitative Investment Solutions David Schassler. He gives an overview of inflation-fighting assets, such as commodities and REITs, and the strategy behind the VanEck Inflation Allocation ETF, RAAX. Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Senior Vice President Ben Barber,...
Macro Markets Podcast Episode 10: The Case...
Steve Brown, Assistant Chief Investment Officer for Guggenheim Investments, discusses first quarter market volatility, portfolio management decision making, and the case for bonds now. Also featuring Aditya Agrawal, Head of the Agency MBS Sector Team, and Jerry Cai, a Vice President in the Macroeconomic and Investment Research Group.
Macro Markets Podcast Episode 9: The Fed,...
Brian Smedley, Chief Economist for Guggenheim Investments and Head of our Macroeconomic and Investment Research Group, joins Jay Diamond, Head of Thought Leadership, to discuss the economic and market impact of the FOMC decision, war in Ukraine, and much more.
Reading the Fed as Liftoff Begins
Scott Minerd, Chairman of Investments and Global CIO, joins Bloomberg TV as the Fed starts the next rate hiking cycle.
2022 Outlook After a Shocking Start for...
Scott Minerd, Chairman of Investments and Global CIO, joins CNBC as we face war, inflation, and a new COVID outbreak in China.
Macro Markets Podcast: Episode #8
Anne Walsh, Guggenheim Investments CIO for Fixed Income, discusses risk, opportunity, and the benefits of active portfolio management. Also featuring Jenny Marler, head of Guggenheim Real Estate, with an update on the retail sector, and Paul Dozier, a director in the Macroeconomic and Investment Research Group, does a deep dive on developments in Ukraine and recent economic data releases.
The ETF Show - New Digital Infrastructure...
Byte Index Founder Chas Cocke discusses the launch of BYTE and the many applications of digital infrastructure, which he says is kind of like real estate coupled with digital growth. FolioBeyond Global Head of Distribution George Lucaci also talks about a new ETF, RISR, that was built for the rising rate environment.
Macro Markets Podcast: Episode #7
An update on the investment grade corporate bond market in the wake of the latest CPI inflation data and the expected removal of monetary policy accommodation. Featuring Justin Takata, Managing Director and Head of Investment Grade Corporate Credit Sector Team, and Paul Dozier, Director in the Macroeconomic and Research Group.
Macro Markets Podcast: Episode #6
Floating rate assets and credit should perform well as monetary policy changes course. Featuring Matt Bush, U.S. economist and a managing director in our Macroeconomic and Investment Research Group; Adam Bloch, portfolio manager and one of the leaders of our Total Return team; and Karthik Narayanan, managing director and head of Guggenheim’s Structured Credit Team.
The ETF Show - Introducing the Top 3...
BlackRock has identified the top three themes to watch in 2022. US Head of BlackRock Megatrend, International and Sector ETFs Jeff Spiegel walks through ways that investors can gain exposure to the cloud, automation and what he calls the next major medical breakthrough. MSCI’s Mark Carver, Managing Director, Global Head of Equity Factor Products and Equity Portfolio Management, also discusses...
Fed to Hike Rates Soon
Fed Chair Jay Powell said that soon it will be appropriate to raise the target fed funds rate, acknowledging that inflation is far above the Fed's long-term goal of 2% and the labor market is "very very strong." Powell didn't rule out the possibility of QT or rolling off the nearly $9 trillion balance sheet or offer timing guidance, except that this would not happen until after the start of rate...
Macro Markets Podcast: Episode #5
Topics include an economic update with a focus on inflation data, a report on the yield curve and rates, and a discussion of sustainable infrastructure. Featuring Tad Nygren, managing director and head of Guggenheim’s Rates Sector Team; Jerry Cai, a vice president in the Macroeconomic and Investment Research Group; and Jim Pass, a senior managing director and head of project finance in...
The ETF Show - Crypto's Breakthrough...
Amplify ETFs CEO Christian Magoon shares why he is bullish on blockchain, batteries, and cannabis heading into 2022. Bitwise Asset Management CIO Matthew Hougan also shares his expectations for cryptocurrencies in 2022, and ways to access the space.
Macro Markets Podcast: Episode #4
Discussion of the economic and market backdrop to today’s Fed decision, and themes for next year. Featuring Assistant Chief Investment Officer Steve Brown and Chief Economist Brian Smedley.