Category Archives: On the Trading Desk

A team approach to bond investing (excerpt)

During a time of transition in the bond market, we highlight the value of a team approach to investing. In this excerpt of On the Trading DeskSM from Tuesday, October 14, 2014, three portfolio managers from three areas of the … Continue reading

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Filtering for risk in fixed income (excerpt)

Given the economic and interest-rate environment the fixed-income market faces today, it’s understandable that investors are focused on risk. We’re finding out how one management team filters for risks in the bond market to help preserve alpha for investors. Maulik … Continue reading

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A team approach to fixed-income investing (video)

Three portfolio managers from Wells Capital Management, Inc. take us behind the scenes for a look at their fixed-income trading desk and the team who sits around it. Municipal bond manager Lyle Fitterer, CFA, CPA; corporate bond manager Janet Rilling, … Continue reading

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What’s rocking in equities? (excerpt)

John Manley, CFA, chief equity strategist at Wells Fargo Funds Management, LLC, addresses the big topics rocking the equity markets in this excerpt of On the Trading DeskSM from Tuesday, October 7, 2014. Listen to the full interview. We’ve got … Continue reading

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What’s rocking in equities? (podcast)

Here to point out the bright spots in the equity markets is John Manley, chief equity strategist with Wells Fargo Funds Management, LLC. Listen to the podcast.

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Stay focused on bond fundamentals (excerpt)

Don’t let Bill Gross’ bond-shop hop distract you from the fundamentals. Jim Kochan, chief fixed-income strategist with Wells Fargo Funds Management, LLC, explains in this excerpt of On the Trading DeskSM from Tuesday, September 30, 2014. Listen to the full … Continue reading

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Staying fundamentally focused on bonds (podcast)

If you’re wondering what else is going on in fixed income besides Bill Gross’ bond-shop hop, Jim Kochan, chief fixed-income strategist with Wells Fargo Funds Management, LLC, keeps us focused on the fundamentals. Listen to the podcast.

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Emerging markets equity investing hits home (excerpt)

Cultural and professional experience gives three emerging markets portfolio managers an edge in this excerpt of On the Trading DeskSM from Tuesday, September 23, 2014. Alison Shimada is Japanese-American, Elaine Tse is Chinese, and Svetlana Silverman was raised in Russia … Continue reading

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Emerging markets investing hits home (podcast)

There is an advantage in having a personal, cultural connection when investing in emerging markets. Three portfolio managers join Amy George on the road to lend their perspectives—Alison Shimada is Japanese-American, Elaine Tse is of Chinese descent, and Svetlana Silverman … Continue reading

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The Fed: Treasuries and mortgages (excerpt)

With the Federal Reserve (Fed) winding down its asset purchase program of treasuries and mortgage-backed securities, investors are wondering how this might affect those two markets. Here to answer are two guests with Wells Capital Management: Michael Bray and Chris … Continue reading

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