Seeking “investment trust”? Consider REITs

Among the more harmful effects of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the unprecedented inflation that has accompanied the recovery. The confluence of supply-chain issues and acute demand catalyzed by incessant monetary easing and fiscal spending has exacerbated rising prices, exhibited by the string of sharp increases in the Consumer Price Index. The unrelenting inflation coupled with the velocity at which interest rates have risen have wreaked havoc on markets this year.

Impacts of Using a Six-Month Outlook

Today’s global fixed income markets are highly volatile, and using a six-month outlook is one way that the Plus Fixed Income team at Allspring Global Investments navigates these changing environments. Janet Rilling, senior portfolio manager and head of the Plus Fixed Income team, shares her thoughts with Danny Sarnowski, portfolio specialist for the Plus Fixed Income team, on how the team uses this outlook and where they see things moving going forward.

Honoring Veterans Day With Allspring Vets

In recognition of Veterans Day on November 11, Loryl Ludgate, senior key account manager and co-lead of the Allspring Veterans Connectivity Group, speaks with Mike Rodgers, portfolio manager on our Investment Grade Fixed Income team, and Jon Lagerstedt, director of internal sales, about their experience as veterans and how they transitioned from the military to the financial services industry.