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Marc Bushallow

Managing Director, Fixed Income

Markets & Economy » The Great Rate Hike

September 11, 2015 | Investment Management

Recent headlines suggest that bond investors are bracing for heightened volatility in fixed income markets, with pundits citing an eventual Fed rate hike as the catalyst that could give rise to further market gyrations. As the Fed moves toward policy normalization, investors are concerned that …

Library » The Hidden Risk of Fixed Income Indexing

June 18, 2015 | Investment Themes

Introduction Conventional wisdom is to check the oil in your car at regular intervals. While there has been some debate as to how often to change it, there is no arguing that your car’s engine couldn’t run for very long without oil. However, to say that the purpose of oil is to keep the engine …

Library » Market Trends: Businesses Returning Capital to Shareholders

June 06, 2013 | Investment Themes

Following periods of significant equity market weakness, one of the biggest issues facing stocks is a lack of investor confidence. In an attempt to overcome this obstacle, many businesses have taken a variety of shareholder-friendly actions with the explicit aim of improving the market’s attitude …

Library » Finding Income in Today's Markets

April 17, 2013 | Investment Management

Income generation has become difficult to achieve in today’s low yield environment. What follows is a discussion of issues currently facing income oriented investors. Rates are at historic lows. How does Manning & Napier suggest investing in fixed income? With yields and rates near historic …

Library » A Brief Post-Election Q&A

November 30, 2012 | Market Commentary

Investor attention quickly shifted toward the “fiscal cliff” following the conclusion of this year’s election. Recent market weakness reflects the widespread uncertainty surrounding expiration of a variety of tax cuts and the advent of certain austerity measures at the federal level early in 2013. …