Author Archives: Amy George

Monthly Outlook: April 2015

Earnings, oil, and Greece are top-of-mind items for investors. Chief Portfolio Strategist Dr. Brian Jacobsen provides insight in this excerpt of the On the Trading DeskSM podcast from Tuesday, April 7, 2015. Listen to the podcast (new window). Brian, let’s … Continue reading

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What’s driving stocks and bonds?

John Manley, CFA, chief equity strategist, and Jim Kochan, chief fixed-income strategist, both with Wells Fargo Funds Management, LLC, address the top stories. Listen to the podcast. Amy George: John, tell us what is the most top-of-mind item for investors … Continue reading

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Would you like Peeps milk with that?

U.S. stocks fell on Monday as the market continued to ponder the Federal Reserve’s downgraded assessment of the economy and the uncertain timing of interest-rate increases. For the day, the Dow lost 11 points, with 18 of its 30 components … Continue reading

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Monthly economic outlook: March 2015 (excerpt)

When will the Fed raise rates? Will India’s fiscal plan produce results? Will the Nasdaq go boom? Dr. Brian Jacobsen, chief portfolio strategist with Wells Fargo Funds Management, LLC, answers these questions in this excerpt of the On the Trading … Continue reading

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Monthly economic outlook: March 2015 (podcast)

When will rates rise? Will India’s fiscal plan produce results? Will the Nasdaq go boom? Chief Portfolio Strategist Dr. Brian Jacobsen joins us. Listen to the podcast.

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Battling volatility in bonds (excerpt)

A global, strategic approach helps you find the income in fixed income. David Germany, Ph.D., chief fixed-income officer and portfolio manager at Wells Capital Management, explains in this excerpt of On the Trading DeskSM from Tuesday, February 24, 2015. Listen … Continue reading

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Battling volatility in bonds (podcast)

How a global, strategic approach helps you find income and navigate volatility in bonds—explained by Portfolio Manager David Germany, Ph.D., chief fixed-income officer with Wells Capital Management. Listen to the podcast.

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Kiss and sell

U.S. stocks traded lower on Monday on surprisingly weak economic data from China and concerns over Greece turning its back on austerity measures. Investors responded by seeking the relative safety of government bonds. For the day, the Dow fell 95 … Continue reading

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February: Economic outlook (excerpt)

Greece, the Fed, and oil are all on Dr. Brian Jacobsen’s watch list in the month ahead in this excerpt of the On the Trading DeskSM podcast from Tuesday, February 3, 2015. Brian is chief portfolio strategist with Wells Fargo … Continue reading

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February: Economic outlook (podcast)

In February, Greece, the Federal Reserve, oil, and earnings are all on the economic watch list of Dr. Brian Jacobsen, chief portfolio strategist with Wells Fargo Funds Management, LLC. Listen to the podcast.

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