Category Archives: On the Trading Desk

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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The Fed: Treasuries and mortgages (podcast)

With the Federal Reserve winding down its asset purchase program of Treasuries and mortgage-backed securities, investors are wondering how this might affect those two markets. Here to lend understanding are two portfolio managers with Wells Capital Management: Michael Bray, CFA … Continue reading

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Career and investment advice for Millennials (excerpt)

For Millennials, jobs are tough to come by in this economic environment, and that affects how much money they’ll have to invest for retirement. So, Millennials need to invest in themselves, explains Dan Schawbel, author of Promote Yourself: The New … Continue reading

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Career and investment advice for Millennials (podcast)

The Millennial generation, those who now range in age from 20- to 30-something, face a double-whammy challenge—in this economic environment, jobs are tough to come by, and that affects how much money they’ll have to invest for retirement. So we’re … Continue reading

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Mid-cap stocks hiding in plain sight (excerpt)

Despite a history of better returns compared with small- and large-cap stocks, mid-cap stocks are often overlooked. That could mean missed opportunity for investors, explains Bryant VanCronkhite, CFA, CPA, portfolio manager at Wells Capital Management, in this excerpt of On … Continue reading

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Mid-cap stocks hiding in plain sight (video)

Investors who overlook mid-cap stocks in their portfolios could be missing significant opportunity. Here to explain is Bryant VanCronkhite, CFA®, CPA, portfolio manager with the Wells Capital Management Special Global Equity team.

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Opportunities for European stocks (excerpt)

With economic recovery in Europe “lackluster at best,” investors are left wondering how could there possibly be opportunity for stocks. Dale Winner, co-portfolio manager on the EverKey Global Equity team at Wells Capital Management, explains in this excerpt of On … Continue reading

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