With the deadline looming for the U.S. government to pass a bill in order to avert a government shutdown, Jeff Weaver, head of Global Liquidity Solutions, and Henri Proutt, portfolio specialist for the Global Liquidity Solutions team, discuss what investors should and should not be concerned about, depending on the result. Jeff and Henri recorded this conversation on November 14, 2023.
As expected, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) decided to keep its key interest rate, the federal funds rate, unchanged at 5.25%–5.50%. Despite the recent resurgence in inflation, the medium-term outlook points to a gradually cooling economy and further decline in core inflation.
To celebrate Allspring’s second anniversary, Joe Sullivan, chief executive officer, and Kelly Vives, chief marketing officer, discuss where Allspring started, where it’s been, and where it’s headed in 2024 and beyond.
John Moninger, head of U.S. Distribution at Allspring, speaks with John Hockers, co-head of the Investment Analytics team, about the prominent global risks that are top of mind for him and his team and how these themes are being used for investment risk management across all of the Allspring investment teams.
With the Federal Reserve signaling that they’re done raising rates for the time being, Noah Wise, senior portfolio manager for Allspring’s Plus Fixed Income team, and George Bory, chief investment strategist for Allspring Fixed Income, discuss their views on the current interest rates situation and how investors might want to consider positioning their fixed income portfolios in this type of environment.
Manju Boraiah, head of Systematic Fixed Income and Custom Separately Managed Accounts (SMAs) at Allspring, explains to Sean Burke, head of the Remi Specialist Group, and our listeners why he thinks tax management is much more than just tax-loss harvesting.
What do emerging markets look like without China? Derrick Irwin, portfolio manager with the Intrinsic Emerging Markets Equity team, and Joseph Dore, head of International Consultant Relations, discuss the emergence of EM (emerging markets) equity ex China.
Recorded on August 23, 2023, this conversation centers on the parallels between the world of running and how investors might consider positioning themselves across the yield curve today to run a successful race. Danny Sarnowski, portfolio specialist for the Plus Fixed Income team with Allspring Global Investments, and Abby Becker, consultant relations associate manager, share their thoughts.
At its September meeting, the U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed), as expected, left its federal funds target rate unchanged, at 5.25%–5.50%. The outlook remains hawkish, though, and the interest rate market currently is pricing a 30% probability of an additional 25-basis-point (bp; 100 bps equal 1.00%) hike at the Fed’s November meeting. Despite core inflation’s continued slowing, its current 4.3% year-over-year pace seems too high to us to expect interest rate cuts anytime soon.