Is Now the Time for Short-Term Bonds?
The fixed-income market continues to be plagued by themes such as interest-rate volatility and low levels of global yields. How can investors maneuver around the risks inherent in these themes? Pacific FundsSM Short Duration Income is designed to seek current income with protection against sudden or large interest-rate changes.
Economic and Market Commentary
Is QE a Cure-All?
International equities may post positive U.S. dollar returns this year, but Pacific Funds portfolio manager, Max Gokhman, is paying close attention to unconventional policy tools, like negative interest rates and corporate bond purchases, which may cause the European Union some adverse side effects.
Oil and China: Pockets of Opportunity?
Portfolio Manager, Max Gokhman, shares his views on oil prices and the Chinese economy.
Benefits of Corporate Income
Bonds in Rising Rate Environments
A look at how bonds have performed during past periods of rising interest rates.
The Five Worst Years for Bonds
A brief discussion on the five worst calendar years for stocks and bonds since 1976.
Historical Yields for Corporate Income
A comparison of historical yields for U.S. Treasuries, securitized debt and corporate securities.
Capital Appreciation Related to Credit Ratings Upgrades
Corporate bonds can provide the opportunity for capital appreciation related to a credit-rating upgrade of the issuer.
Comparing Bank Loans to Broad-Based Bonds
Historical returns for floating-rate loans are compared to a broad-based fixed income portfolio.
Navigating An Uncertain Interest Rate Environment with Pacific Funds
Pacific Funds offers fixed-income funds that are carefully constructed using a combination of investment-grade corporate bonds, high-yield corporate bonds, floating-rate loans, and short-term debt securities.
Value, Growth, or Both?
When added to a broader portfolio, an allocation to small-cap stocks can help diversify risk and increase returns over the long-run. When investors are faced with this decision, they must ask the question: value, growth, or both?
Why Abandon a Rising Star?
Many investors allocate their U.S. equity holdings among both large-cap stocks for their relative stability, and small-cap stocks for their expectational upside, which refers to the potential for companies to significantly outperform market expectations over the long term. But what happens to the opportunity offered by small-caps when they become mid-caps?
Delivering Upside Potential for Our Clients
Watch a new video introducing the people, process, and philosophy of Rothschild Asset Management Inc., the subadvisor to Pacific Funds U.S. Equity Funds.
A Unique Approach With Pacific Funds℠ Core Income
Join Pacific Funds Fixed Income portfolio manager David Weismiller and senior managing director Dominic Nolan as they discuss the investment approach for Pacific Funds Core Income.
Investors’ Needs First: The Investment Philosophy of Pacific Asset Management
Introducing the people, process, and philosophy of Pacific Asset Management, manager of Pacific Funds Fixed-Income Funds. Learn more about what sets us apart.
The Case for Bank Loans
Join Pacific Funds Fixed Income portfolio managers JP Leasure, Michael Marzouk, and senior director of business development Michael Spitler as they discuss the case for bank loans.
Multi-Asset & Alternatives
Policy Normalization: Why This Time is Different
The Federal Reserve (Fed) has taken an unprecedented series of actions since the financial crisis of 2008. Now with nearly full employment and steady growth, the Fed has begun to raise the policy rate. But with over $2 trillion in excess reserves, this time the Fed’s approach will be different.
Maximize Your Time with Portfolio Optimization Funds
A short video explaining how Portfolio Optimization Funds help provide the opportunity to expand your business.
The Case for Pacific Funds Diversified Alternatives
Client Portfolio Manager Ryan Smith and Portfolio Manager Sam Park discuss how Pacific Funds Diversified Alternatives can help minimize the effects of a volatile environment on a portfolio.