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    Nov. 20, 2020
    From an enthusiasm standpoint, markets look a little stretched in the short term, and uncertainty looms, says Matt Orton, CFA Director and Portfolio Specialist at Carillon Tower Advisers. He believes investors should be wary of “value traps.” Read his interview with Bloomberg here.
    (Matt Orton is not a portfolio manager and does not make buy and sell decisions. No investments mentioned are recommendations.)
     
    Nov. 16, 2020
    Investors want to talk about growth vs. value in the wake of a value rally on the news of COVID-19 vaccine results. But Matt Orton, CFA, Director and Portfolio Specialist at Carillon Tower Advisers, urges smart decision-making and caution to avoid a “value trap” in an interview with Yahoo Finance. Watch the interview here.
     
    Nov. 12, 2020
    “We’ve already lived through the initial reaction to the virus in March, and a big part of the reason the markets crashed is the uncertainty,” said Matt Orton, CFA, Director and Portfolio Specialist at Carillon Tower Advisers. Coronavirus cases are spiking again, but any future lockdowns would take place in an environment with more certainty about the possibilities. In the spring, “no one knew how long the economy was going to be shut down for,” Orton told Barron’s. “Now, there’s a lot more that’s known.” Click here to read the article.
     
    Oct. 22, 2020
    “Understanding whether a company is polluting or whether it treats employees well aligns the interests of shareholders with business management,” according to Cooper Abbott, CFA, CAIA, CFE, Chairman and President of Carillon Tower Advisers. So at Carillon, he recently told PlanSponsor, managers have considered ESG issues for a long time. Click here to read the article.
     
    Oct. 9, 2020
    Despite the meteoric rise of gold this year, forces are at work to bring it back to reality, says Matt Orton, CFA, Director and Portfolio Specialist at Carillon Tower Advisers. He discusses what is affecting gold – and it’s not investor sentiment. Read the article in Barron’s.
     
    Oct. 1, 2020
    Slowing employment indicators highlight the need for more fiscal stimulus, said Matt Orton, CFA, Director and Portfolio Specialist for Carillon Tower Advisers. But investors should remember that while the data in the short term is painful, the longer term is still pointing toward a recovery. Click here to watch his appearance on Cheddar. (Matt Orton is not a portfolio manager and does not make buy and sell decisions. No investments mentioned are recommendations.)
     
    Sept. 24, 2020
    With the markets experiencing some “indigestion,” says Director and Portfolio Specialist Matt Orton, CFA, it’s important for investors to keep focused on the longer-term trends, and stocks that can benefit from the current environment. Watch his appearance on Yahoo Finance here. (Matt Orton is not a portfolio manager and does not make buy and sell decisions. No investments mentioned are recommendations.)
     
    Sept. 17, 2020
    Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing is particularly well-suited to research-based active management, says Cooper Abbott, CFA, CAIA, CFE, Chairman and President of Carillon Tower Advisers. Watch his video interview with Investment News in which he explains Carillon’s move to hire a new Head of Responsible Investing and opportunities in the space. Click here to watch the video.
     
    September 2020
    How did Reams Asset Management position its portfolio’s during the market volatility sparked by the pandemic and where do managers see opportunity now? Hear from Todd Thompson, Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at Reams, in this Funds Europe article about why making volatility your friend may be beneficial.  Click here to read the article.
     
    Sept. 16, 2020
    Is the blurring of lines between retail and institutional investors a bad thing? Not necessarily, says Cooper Abbott, CFA, CAIA, CFE, Chairman and President of Carillon Tower Advisers. An institutional perspective can benefit retail investments, as long as investors keep in mind key differences in goals and circumstances. Read the article in International Adviser.  Click here to read the article.
     
    Sept. 9, 2020
    Economic trends mean funding status for pension plans, public and private “is going to be a problem for a long time,” says Cooper Abbott, CFA, CAIA, CFE, Chairman and President of Carillon Tower Advisers. Read as Abbott explains the challenges facing these plans in an interview with PlanSponsor.  Click here.
     
    Sept. 1, 2020
    While the gap between large cap and small cap stocks is at historically high levels, Eagle Asset Management’s Vermont Investment Team sees opportunity in a select group of carefully researched companies. Read more about how the portfolio managers approach the asset class in this story in Investment & Pensions Europe, “Small caps: All is not lost,”  by clicking here.
     
    Aug. 31, 2020
    The Unconstrained Fixed Income Strategy of Reams Asset Management, an affiliate of Carillon Tower Advisers, is a finalist for Absolute Return Bond Strategy Manager of the Year in the Professional Pension Investment Awards 2020. The shortlist is drawn up with a leading investment consultant highlighting those asset managers who have demonstrated excellent performance broadly based on the 12 months ending June 30, 2020. — Read the article.
     
    Aug. 28, 2020
    Expect the U.S. Federal Reserve’s decision to allow inflation to run above its 2% target in the future to be bullish for small-cap stocks, which “tend to perform better in inflationary and rising rate environments,” Tim Miller, CFA, Co-Portfolio Manager of the Small Cap Equity Strategy at Scout Investments, told CNBC.com. “We might not see inflation for a while, but we know the markets trade on expectations, so that should favor small caps.” — Click here to read the report.
     
    Aug. 26, 2020
    Is gold a bigger bubble than tech? Matt Orton, Director and Portfolio Specialist, thinks it could be. While he is bullish on tech, he is critical of gold’s big rise this year. — Read his interview with Bloomberg.com here.
    (Matt Orton is not a portfolio manager and does not make buy and sell decisions. No investments mentioned are recommendations. )
     
    Aug. 18, 2020
    You can sound like a broken record when you keep pointing back to growth, but there’s a reason for that when an event like a presidential election is poised to contribute to volatility, Matt Orton, Director and Portfolio Specialist at Carillon Tower Advisers, told Yahoo Finance. Orton also discussed the dollar, as well as opportunities in the tech, healthcare, and housing sectors.
    — Click here to watch Orton's appearance on Yahoo Finance.
    (Matt Orton is not a portfolio manager and does not make buy and sell decisions. Any securities mentioned are not recommendations. Eagle Asset Management or its affiliates may hold these securities. )
     
    Aug. 13, 2020
    Markets are likely rewarding technology stocks because their earnings and revenue are “predictable in an uncertain world,” says Matt Orton, Director and Portfolio Specialist at Carillon Tower Advisers during a CNBC interview. But don’t forget about diversification.
    — Click here to watch Orton’s appearance on CNBC.
    (Matt Orton is not a portfolio manager and does not make buy and sell decisions. Any securities mentioned are not recommendations.)
     
    July 20, 2020
    Thanks to the Fed, borrowing is easy even for companies loaded with debt and credit ratings below investment grade. “Now they have … a second life,” Steven Chylinski, CFA, Head of Fixed Income Trading at Eagle Asset Management, told the New York Times. “Do they have a viable business going forward? Maybe or maybe not. But if they didn’t have this Fed facility and the confidence that the Fed gave the market, they wouldn’t have been able to come to the market and borrow.” — Click here to read the story.
     
    July 17, 2020
    Risk-reduction is a good starting point for Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) focused investors, but the potential is greater if those investors choose companies that could have transformative impact, said Cooper Abbott, CFA, CAIA, CFE, Chairman and President of Carillon Tower Advisers, in a new article in Investments and Pensions Europe. — Click here to read the full article.
     
    July 13, 2020
    It’s not unusual at the start of new bull markets to see a disconnect between the stock market and the economic data, says Matt Orton, CFA, Director and Portfolio Specialist at Carillon Tower Advisers. But emerging work-from-home trends are favorable for technology companies, so tailwinds might continue. — Click here to watch Orton’s appearance on Cheddar.com. (Matt Orton is not a portfolio manager and does not make buy and sell decisions. Any securities mentioned are not recommendations.)
     
    June 29, 2020
    "The big question investors are asking themselves" is how is much this spike in COVID-19-related cases "going to derail the potential V-shaped recovery or economic re-opening story," said Matt Orton, CFA, Director and Portfolio Specialist at Carillon Tower Advisers. But from state to state, there are good signs, too. — Click here to watch Orton's appearance on Yahoo Finance (Matt Orton is not a portfolio manager and does not make buy and sell decisions. Any securities mentioned are not recommendations.)
     
    June 5, 2020
    There remains a sizable gap between growth and value stocks, and the growthier parts of the market benefit from the current environment, said Matt Orton, CFA, Vice President and Portfolio Specialist for Carillon Tower Advisers in discussing market reaction to the jobs report in The Street article “Stocks Surge on Jobs Report: What Wall Street’s Saying,” by Jacob Sonenshine. — Click here to read the article.
     
    May 13, 2020
    The greatest challenge for asset managers may not even be how they perform during the pandemic, says Cooper Abbott, CFA, CAIA, CFE, Chairman and President of Carillon Tower Advisers. It will be how well-positioned they are for a "next normal" future. — Click here to read Abbott’s full commentary in Pensions & Investments.
     
    April 15, 2020
    How promising is the new oil deal? Matt Orton, CFA, Vice President and Portfolio Specialist at Carillon Tower Advisers, discusses why oil bulls may be experiencing some disappointment. — Click here to read the Bloomberg story “Oil Bulls Keep Piling Into Beaten-Down ETFs on Hopes for Rebound”.
     
    April 7, 2020
    Federal intervention has helped the debt markets, but investors should still be cautious of risk markets, said James Camp, Managing Director of Fixed and Strategic Income at Eagle Asset Management. — Click here to watch Camp’s appearance on Bloomberg TV.
     
    April 6, 2020
    The worst of the extreme volatility in the market is likely behind us, says Matt Orton, CFA, Vice President and Portfolio Specialist at Carillon Tower Advisers. But he warns, “Bottoming is always a process.’’ — Click here to watch Orton’s appearance on Yahoo Finance.
     
    Feb. 26, 2020
    “Uncertainty is the enemy of the markets:” Matt Orton, CFA, Vice President and Portfolio Specialist at Carillon Tower Advisers, warns that coronavirus volatility will likely persist. — Click here to watch Orton’s appearance on Yahoo Finance.
     
    Feb. 26, 2020
    Tech companies may be the hardest hit by a coronavirus correction, says Abe Sheikh, FSA MAAA, CIO of Cougar Global Investments. Meanwhile, volatility is strengthening the case for defensive assets. — Click here to watch Sheikh analyze the opportunities of this moment.
     
    Feb. 10, 2020
    “Why the bond market looks so worried about the coronavirus outbreak.” James Camp, CFA, Managing Director of Fixed Income and Strategic Income at Eagle Asset Management, discusses the potential effect of the outbreak on the bond market and the Federal Reserve in this CNBC interview. — Click here to read the article.
     
    Jan. 10, 2020
    “December jobs report is not as disappointing as it appears:” Matt Orton, CFA, Vice President and Portfolio Specialist at Carillon Tower Advisers explains why the overall picture looks good on CNBC.com. — Click here to read the article.
     
    Dec. 24, 2019
    “Signs do point to a modest increase in rates”: James Camp, CFA, Managing Director of Strategic and Fixed Income at Eagle Asset Management, discusses potential Fed actions in 2020. — Click here to watch his appearance on CNBC.
     

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