Manage Volatility

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Will tobacco bonds go up in smoke?

Our Blog Mar 06, 2017 Chad Farrington, CFA, Head of Municipal Bond Credit Research and Senior Portfolio Manager

Tobacco bond yields can be addictive, but price volatility and default risk could make you ill.

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Four ways to add value in fixed income

Our Blog Feb 13, 2017 Colin J. Lundgren, Head of U.S. Fixed Income

Interest rates aren’t the only thing that determines fixed-income returns — know the four sources.

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Stocks surge while diversification struggles

Our Blog Dec 19, 2016 Jeffrey L. Knight, Global Head of Investment Solutions and Co-Head of Global Asset Allocation

For many investors, the post-election rise in U.S. stock prices hasn’t necessarily translated to a post-election rise in portfolio values. Does diversification still work?

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The Italian referendum: What investors need to know

Our Blog Nov 28, 2016 Colin Moore, Global Chief Investment Officer

Italy’s December referendum vote could help solve certain structural issues hindering the country’s economic growth. We look at the implications of either a yes or no vote.

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How the U.K. could reshape its relationship with Europe

Our Blog Nov 17, 2016 Columbia Threadneedle Investment Team

The full impact of the Brexit vote on Britain’s relationship with Europe won’t be known for some time. Given the wide range of possible outcomes, investors should prepare for several years of uncertainty.

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