Market Views - Videos

Our portfolio managers deliver insights on economic news, investment topics and events spanning the equity, fixed and money markets. Hear what they have to say in our latest videos.

Video: Is Chicago the next Detroit? 
Jun. 18, 2015 :: Lee R. Cunningham II
Senior Portfolio Manager Lee Cunningham discusses the differences between the municipal finances in Chicago and Detroit.
Video: Muni and High-Yield Outlook 
Jun. 18, 2015 :: Lee R. Cunningham II
Senior Portfolio Manager Lee Cunningham discusses the outlook for muni and high yield in this year’s second half.
Video: Emerging-Market Outlook 
Jun. 18, 2015 :: Ihab L. Salib
What’s driving the dichotomy in the outlook for emerging markets? Senior Portfolio Manager Ihab Salib provides his insight.
Video: The case for growth investing 
Apr. 23, 2015 :: Stephen R. DeNichilo
Portfolio Manager Stephen DeNichilo discusses where some of the strongest growth opportunities are.
Video: Why consider IPOs? 
Apr. 23, 2015 :: Stephen R. DeNichilo
What's the role of IPOs in growth investing, and what are the common attributes of a growth stock? Portfolio Manager Stephen DeNichilo offers his insight.
Video: Dividends' role in a rising-rate environment 
Apr. 23, 2015 :: Daniel Peris
How will dividend-paying stocks fare when rates rise? Senior Portfolio Manager Dan Peris provides his take.
Video: Short-side strategies 
Apr. 23, 2015 :: P. Ryan Bend
Portfolio Manager Ryan Bend discusses the components of short exposure, as well as adjustments he is making due to prolonged low interest rates.
Video: Muni Bond Outlook 
Apr. 8, 2015 :: R.J. Gallo
What’s your outlook for the muni bond market after 2014’s solid returns and this year’s sluggish start? Senior Portfolio Manager R.J. Gallo offers his insight.
Video: Slow Growth or a “New Normal”? 
Apr. 8, 2015 :: R.J. Gallo
Senior Portfolio Manager R.J. Gallo discusses monetary policy normalization, his outlook for growth in the next year and global QE.
Video: Interest Rates 
Apr. 8, 2015 :: Linda Bakhshian
How will interest rates impact various equity and fixed-income sectors? Portfolio Manager Linda Bakhshian provides her take.
Video: Crude Oil and Inflation 
Apr. 8, 2015 :: Linda Bakhshian
Portfolio Manager Linda Bakhshian offers her insight on crude oil markets and when inflation is likely to pick up.
Video: Absolute return: A new way of thinking about portfolio diversification 
Mar. 19, 2015 :: Dana L. Meissner
What differentiates absolute return strategies from traditional approaches, and how can investors benefit? Senior Portfolio Manager Dana Meissner provides his insight.
Video: Can emerging markets weather declining oil prices and Fed policy? 
Mar. 19, 2015 :: Ruggero de'Rossi
Senior Portfolio Manager Ruggero de’Rossi discusses the impact of lower oil prices and Fed policy in emerging market countries.
Video: The Upside to Lower Oil 
Feb. 9, 2015 :: Stephen R. DeNichilo
Portfolio Manager Stephen DeNichilo discusses the impact of lower oil in the overall equity markets.
Video: Finding Income 
Feb. 9, 2015 :: Linda A. Duessel
Where can the conservative investor find income without taking on a lot of risk? Senior Equity Strategist Linda Duessel offers her insight.
Video: Appropriately Bullish 
Feb. 9, 2015 :: Linda A. Duessel
What are the biggest headwinds and tailwinds to Federated’s bullish view on the U.S. economy and equity markets? Senior Equity Strategist Linda Duessel provides her take.
Video: The Use of Liquid Alternative Strategies in 2015 
Jan. 8, 2015 :: Michael T. Dieschbourg
Managing Director for Alternatives/Managed Risk Mike Dieschbourg discusses liquid alternatives and volatility in 2015.
Video: 2015 Outlook on Rates 
Dec. 22, 2014 :: Deborah A. Cunningham
What factors will impact rates in 2015? CIO for Money Markets Debbie Cunningham offers her insight.
Video: Investing in the High-Yield Sector 
Dec. 19, 2014 :: Mark E. Durbiano
How should high-yield investors be positioned regarding energy volatility? Senior Portfolio Manager Mark Durbiano provides his take.
Video: How does energy fit into the high-yield sector? 
Dec. 19, 2014 :: Mark E. Durbiano
Senior Portfolio Manager Mark Durbiano discusses the significance of energy in the overall high-yield market.
Video: Finding Value in the Bond Market 
Nov. 12, 2014 :: Donald T. Ellenberger
Senior Portfolio Manager Don Ellenberger discusses favored bond sectors.
Video: Balancing Fixed Income Risk and Reward 
Nov. 12, 2014 :: Robert J. Ostrowski
CIO for Global Fixed Income Bob Ostrowski provides his views on interest rates, economic growth and managing risk.
Video: A Midterm Republican "Tsunami" 
Nov. 6, 2014 :: Philip J. Orlando
Chief Equity Market Strategist Phil Orlando discusses the results of the midterm election.
Video: Can Obama Climb a GOP Hill? 
Oct. 28, 2014 :: Philip J. Orlando
Chief Equity Market Strategist Phil Orlando discusses issues the President will have to face if Republicans win the midterm elections.
Video: Senate Wild Cards 
Oct. 13, 2014 :: Philip J. Orlando
Chief Equity Market Strategist Phil Orlando discusses four wild cards in the Senate for the upcoming mid-term elections.
Video: Could rising Treasury yields and global conflict derail stocks? 
Oct. 7, 2014 :: Stephen F. Auth
Potential impact of rising Treasury yields and world events on stocks. CIO for Global Equities Steve Auth provides his take.
Video: How long can the bull market run? 
Oct. 7, 2014 :: Stephen F. Auth
What factors support stocks? CIO for Global Equities Steve Auth offers his insight.
Video: Why ultrashorts now? 
Oct. 7, 2014 :: Randall S. Bauer
How do ultra-short bonds fit into a rising rate environment? Senior Portfolio Manager Randy Bauer offers his insight.
Video: Consumer Spending Factors Mostly Point Positive 
Aug. 6, 2014 :: Barbara E. Miller
Do conditions favor an upswing in consumer spending? Portfolio Manager Barbara Miller provides her take.
Video: Game-Changing Retail Trend 
Aug. 6, 2014 :: Barbara E. Miller
What are some longer-term retail trends? Portfolio Manager Barbara Miller offers her insight.
Video: Investing in Healthcare Innovation 
Aug. 6, 2014 :: Tom M. Brakel
Why is this an exciting time to invest in healthcare? Senior Portfolio Manager Tom Brakel offers his insight.
Video: Powerful GDP Snapback 
Aug. 1, 2014 :: Philip J. Orlando
Does GDP have legs into the second half of 2014? Chief Equity Market Strategist Phil Orlando offers his insight.
Video: Corrective Action On Minimum Wage 
Jul. 25, 2014 :: Philip J. Orlando
Chief Equity Market Strategist Phil Orlando discusses minimum wage and options for action.
Video: Finding Equity Opportunity in High-Yield Companies 
Jul. 24, 2014 :: Gene B. Neavin
What is the case for investing in the stock of high-yield companies? Portfolio Manager Gene Neavin provides his take.
Video: Positioning Portfolios for the Rest of 2014 and Beyond 
Jul. 24, 2014 :: Linda A. Duessel
What should investors be watching in equities? Senior Equity Strategist Linda Duessel provides her take.
Video: 2014 High-Yield Bond Outlook 
Jul. 22, 2014 :: Gene B. Neavin
How much do decreasing defaults impact high-yield bonds? Portfolio Manager Gene Neavin offers his insight.
Video: Support for the Bull Market and Stocks 
Jul. 22, 2014 :: Linda A. Duessel
Has the bull market run its course? Senior Equity Strategist Linda Duessel offers her insights.
Video: Trade Trending Positive 
Jul. 17, 2014 :: Philip J. Orlando
Could we be close to a positive inflection point on trade? Chief Equity Market Strategist Phil Orlando provides his take.
Video: A Spark in Manufacturing 
Jul. 11, 2014 :: Philip J. Orlando
Where have we seen an improvement in manufacturing and what do we expect for the remainder of 2014? Chief Equity Market Strategist Phil Orlando offers his insight.
Video: Alternative and Managed Risk Investing 
Jul. 7, 2014 :: Michael T. Dieschbourg
Michael Dieschbourg, managing director, alternatives/managed risk, discusses strategies for managing risk and market volatility.
Video: Diversification Strategies for an Improving Economy 
Jul. 7, 2014 :: Linda Bakhshian
Portfolio Manager Linda Bakhshian discusses how investors may benefit from corporate capital expenditures, rising dividends and increased M&A activity.
Video: Inflation, Interest Rates and Income Investing 
Jul. 7, 2014 :: Linda Bakhshian
Portfolio Manager Linda Bakhshian discusses the outlook for inflation and interest rates -- as well as their potential impacts on dividend-oriented strategies.
Video: Another leap forward for labor market 
Jul. 3, 2014 :: Philip J. Orlando
Chief Equity Strategist Phil Orlando encouraged by steadily improving conditions.