Past News Features
December 15, 2020 I Source: Bloomberg I Podcast
Chief Investment Officer John Traynor on Bloomberg Radio weighing in on what investors should look for heading into 2021, expectations from the market amidst the coronavirus vaccine and more.
What should investors look for heading into 2021?
November 19, 2020 I Source: Financial Planning I Article
What small-cap funds have shown the most success in the past 10 years? People’s United Advisors’ Director of Asset Allocation Strategy, Albert Brenner, shares his insights on the small-cap space with Financial Planning.
Director of Asset Allocation Strategy on Small-Cap Funds
November 3, 2020 I Source: CNBC I Article
One day ahead of the election, four market analysts lay out what investors should be watching. John Traynor weighs in on what investors should expect from the market as the election comes to a close.
Market Expectations Ahead of an Election Decision
November 1, 2020 I Source: CNBC I Video
People’s United Advisors’ Chief Investment Officer, John Traynor, sat down with CNBC’s Squawk Box to weigh in on stocks that could perform well regardless of the result of the upcoming presidential election.
John Traynor on CNBC with a Pre-Election Market Update
October 21, 2020 I Source: Financial Planning I Article
Albert Brenner weighs in on the biggest actively managed funds and the reasoning behind their gains amid ongoing market volatility and economic uncertainty. Read more in Financial Planning.
Decade's top-performing actively managed funds with over $1B in AUM
October 14, 2020 I Source: Financial Planning I Article
People’s United Advisors’ Albert Brenner weighs in on the decades worst-performing actively managed funds and shares what advisors and investors need to know. Read the full story in Financial Planning.
Biggest actively managed funds with the worst 10-year returns
September 28, 2020 I Source: Reuters I Article
John Traynor shares his insights with Reuters on the recent stock market jump, what that means for the economy's rebound, and what to expect as the election nears.
What does the recent jump in U.S. stocks mean for the economy?
September 21, 2020 I Source: TD Ameritrade Network I Video
Karissa McDonough joined the TD Ameritrade Network to share her perspective on the latest from the Fed, the state of the fixed income markets, and central banks' fight to sustain growth in the current economy.
Takeaways From This Week's Fed Announcement
September 4, 2020 I Source: International Business Times I Article
Albert Brenner shares his thoughts on the impact of the ongoing wait for an additional stimulus package on the market and discusses the August Jobs Report.
US Added 1.4 Million Jobs In August, While Unemployment Rate Fell To 8.4%
August 28, 2020 I Source: Reuters I Article
Albert Brenner weighs in on the impact of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic on consumer spending as the wait for a second stimulus package continues.
US STOCKS-S&P 500 on pace for fifth straight record open
August 22, 2020 I Source: International Business Times I Article
Read People’s United Advisors’ CIO John Traynor’s thoughts on this and more.
Why Are Global Stocks Surging While Underlying Economies Are Languishing?
August 14, 2020 I Source: MarketWatch I Article
Karissa McDonough shares her thoughts on Treasury yields’ biggest jump in two months and recent signs of stabilization in the bond market.
Treasury Yields Log Biggest Weekly Jump in More Than 2 Months
July 29, 2020 I Source: CNBC I Article
On CNBC Tech John Traynor discusses his expectations for Big Tech ahead of upcoming earnings reports and shares why investors should look to Apple for insight into the economy overall.
John Traynor on Q2 Earnings
July 10, 2020 I Source: TD Ameritrade Network I Video
John Traynor joined the TD Ameritrade Network to share his thoughts on how the upcoming presidential election will impact the markets, the type of recovery we are likely to see moving forward, and the bond market.
John Traynor's Economic Recovery Expectations
July 7, 2020 I Source: Bloomberg Green I Article
As CEOs focus on weathering COVID-19, discussions around climate change have declined. However, People’s United Advisors’ Celia Cazayoux says this downturn is only temporary. Read more of her thoughts in Bloomberg.
CEOs Drop Climate Change Talk to Focus on Surviving Covid-19
June 22, 2020 I Source: Newsday I Article
William Spencer in Newsday discussing CD investing, the value of different CD strategies such as laddering and barbell, and understanding bullet maturity.
CDs Are Popular Option For Safe Return On Savings
June 16, 2020 I Source: Forbes I Article
Albert Brenner shares his perspective on recent tensions between the U.S. and China as a result of the response to Hong Kong’s treatment and discusses what this will mean for U.S. equities moving forward.
U.S.-China Tensions Offer Investing Dangers But A Potential Opportunity
June 10, 2020 I Source: Captive Insurance Times I Article
On page 17 of Captive Insurance Times, Ian Davis discusses captive insurance and a dynamic changing industry at People’s United Bank.
Banking On New Adventures
June 2, 2020 I Source: Investment & Pensions Europe I Article
How are we strategizing for a market living through troubled times? CIO John Traynor explains our view in Investment & Pensions Europe.
CIO John Traynor on current market positioning
June 2, 2020 I Source: Kiplinger I Article
ESG investing is one of the most important trends in finance. Senior Vice President Celia Cazayoux discusses our approach on the topic in Kiplinger.
Celia Cazayoux on ESG Investing
May 26, 2020 I Source: TD Ameritrade Network I Video
The pandemic might cause young people to leave city living. Director of Investment and Economic Research Albert Brenner explains how this is shaping our investing strategies on the TD Ameritrade Network.
Albert Brenner's Housing Sector Outlook
May 26, 2020 I Source: TD Ameritrade Network I Video
There are plenty of opportunities to be found in the current market despite all of the gloomy news. People’s United Advisors’ Chief Investment Officer John Traynor discussed where they can be found. Hint: Our love for our animals is a place you might want to look.
John Traynor on the Market Future
May 20, 2020 I Source: New Haven Biz I Article
New Haven Biz recapped our latest call with clients, along with Chief Investment Officer John Traynor's sunny outlook going forward.
Investment outlook — glass half-full?
May 15, 2020 I Source: Huffpost I Article
Director of Investment and Economic Research Albert Brenner discusses lingering issues that could lead to a fall in stock market prices in Huffington Post.
Is Another Crash On The Horizon?
May 11, 2020 I Source: U.S. News I Article
What mutual funds make sense for investors during this unique time? Director of Investment Solutions Celia Cazayoux shares a few of our thoughts in US News and World Report.
Celia Cazayoux Discussing Top Mutual Funds
April 28, 2020 I Source: MarketWatch I Article
In Marketwatch, People's United Advisors' Chief Investment Officer John Traynor discusses the need for offices in the post-pandemic world.
CIO John Traynor on A Post-Pandemic World
April 28, 2020 I Source: CNN Business I Article
John Conlon, Chief Equity Strategist, explains that Amazon’s cloud services is a hugely important part of its success as a business in CNN Business.
John Conlon Discusses Amazon's Cloud Services
April 23, 2020 I Source: Ameritrade Network I Video
Watch People’s United Advisors’ Chief Investment Officer John Traynor discuss where this tumultuous market might be headed on TD AmerNetwork.
John Traynor on the Market Future
April 13, 2020 I Source: U.S. News I Article
Celia Cazayoux, Senior Vice President and Director of Manager Solutions, weighs in on different ETFs investors may want to consider in advance of a potential market rebound.
7 Beaten-Down ETFs for Contrarian Investors to Consider
April 7, 2020 I Source: Nasdaq I Article
Wall Street gains on hopes of coronavirus slowdown Albert Brenner discusses whether the stock market has hit its bottom or if investors should continue to be wary.
Wall Street gains on hopes of coronavirus slowdown
April 3, 2020 I Source: The Bond Buyer I Article
People’s United Advisors’ Karissa McDonough tells @TheBondBuyer that this justifies the Fed’s actions regarding credit markets, but more must be done.
Today’s jobs report does not bode well for the economy
April 3, 2020 I Source: Bloomberg Law I Article
Chief Fixed Income Strategist Karissa McDonough says municipal bond markets are waiting for more direction from the Federal Reserve about its purchasing program.
Case for Fed Rescue of Muni Market Builds
March 30, 2020 I Source: CNBC I Video
Our CIO John Traynor discusses what exactly has happened and how you can adjust your portfolio accordingly.
The Economy Has Changed so Incredibly Quickly
March 27, 2020 I Source: TD Ameritrade Network I Video
Albert Brenner explains why markets are moving as they are in this age of the coronavirus, and how investors should respond.
The Impact of Record Jobless Claims on the Market
March 20, 2020 I Source: NBC News I Article
John Conlon shares his insight on previous economic bailouts and the unprecedented impact of the coronavirus on the global economy.
John Conlon on the Economy
March 17, 2020 I Source: Newsweek I Article
Albert Brenner discusses the long-term economic implications of the coronavirus and the potential effectiveness of the economic relief bill proposed by Congress.
Economy Will Rebound In Time For Election After Short, Sharp Recession, Newsweek Poll Says
March 16, 2020 I Source: Yahoo! Finance I Video
Albert Brenner shares his thoughts on the Fed’s decision to cut rates for a second time in less than a week amid ongoing coronavirus concerns.
Stocks plummet on coronavirus fears
March 12, 2020 I Source: TD Ameritrade Network I Video
Karissa McDonough discusses the latest central bank activity, the bond market, and the impact of COVID-19 on the global economy.
Karissa McDonough Assesses Central Bank Activity
March 9, 2020 I Source: Yahoo! Finance I Video
Strategist Karissa McDonough weighs in on the current lack of liquidity in the market and what this means for the economy as the coronavirus continues to spread.
Market liquidity has changed since the last financial crisis
March 6, 2020 I Source: The Day I Article
John Traynor shares his thoughts on the strain placed on the Connecticut economy due to the ongoing spread of the coronavirus.
How is the coronavirus impacting local travel agencies and manufacturing?
March 6, 2020 I Source: Marketplace I Article
Karissa McDonough discusses U.S. Treasuries turning negative for the first time in history as a result of the coronavirus’ impact on the economy.
10-year Treasury yields, at record lows, are still above zero. Not after inflation, though
February 27, 2020 I Source: CNN Business I Article
John Conlon shares his thoughts on Disney’s transformation under Bob Iger and the future of the company following his departure.
Bob Iger was more than Steve Jobs' friend: He was legacy media's most tech-savvy CEO
February 26, 2020 I Source: TD Ameritrade Network I Video
Karissa McDonough discusses TNX and TYX hitting record lows amidst coronavirus concerns and increased market volatility.
Karissa McDonough: TNX and TYX Hit Record Lows
February 13, 2020 I Source: Barron's I Article
Bert Brenner shares his perspective on the coronavirus outbreak and the strengths and weaknesses of China’s healthcare system.
The Coronavirus Outbreak Will End, and China Will Remain, With All Its Strengths and Weaknesses
February 13, 2020 I Source: Yahoo Finance I Video
Karissa McDonough shares her thoughts on corporate bonds in 2019 and the impact of the Fed on steady economic growth in the year ahead.
Inverted curve shows demand for bonds: Strategist
February 7, 2020 I Source: Reuters I Article
Karissa McDonough discusses the growing relationship between equities and the 10-year and her overall economic outlook.
TREASURIES-Yields fall as coronavirus, growth concerns outweigh jobs report
February 3, 2020 I Source: Risk Management I Article
Celia Cazayoux shares her thoughts on the pressures insurers face from various activist groups while still meeting the needs of shareholders.
Activists Against Insurers
January 28, 2020 I Source: Reuter's I Article
John Conlon discusses the recent decrease in Apple’s stocks and an expected pullback in the near future due to fears surrounding China’s coronavirus outbreak.
Services in spotlight after Apple stock market value hits $1.4 trillion
January 26, 2020 I Source: Barron's I Article
Zuzana Brochu shares her insight on the 2020 Cost-of-Living Adjustment and how it will impact seniors utilizing social security benefits.
‘Can You Decline COLA Increases to Avoid Taxes?’ and Other Retirement Questions, Answered
January 18, 2020 I Source: The Street I Article
John Conlon shares his thoughts on Amazon’s laggard earnings and other cashflow and margin concerns ahead of their fourth-quarter report.
What It Would Take for Amazon to Reach an All-Time High
January 13, 2020 I Source: Ameritrade Network I Video
Karissa McDonough shares the latest in bond markets and her expectations for the Federal Reserve in 2020.
Karissa McDonough on Forecasting the Federal Reserve Activity in 2020
January 13, 2020 I Source: NBC News I Article
Bert Brenner discusses the recent news that the Labor Department will stop releasing economic data to certain media outlets and the impact of this decision on traders.
Labor Department nixes early access to economic data for the media
January 8, 2020 I Source: Fortune I Article
John Traynor provides his insight on recent tensions between the U.S. and Iran and the lack of concern from investors.
As Investors Shrug Off Iran Concerns, Some Analysts Find the Complacency ‘Disconcerting’