Significant outflows have stymied the fund company, but the firm's depth of resources and shift to a more collaborative culture are reasons to be optimistic.
Investors are keeping the faith in actively managed bond funds but using index products almost everywhere else.
Recent sales underscore the perils of timing interest-rate changes--and the virtue of patience.
Morningstar's Russ Kinnel discusses what impact outflows and inflows are having on Fidelity Contrafund, PIMCO Total Return, MetWest Total Return, and Dodge & Cox Income.
Nontraditional bond funds may prove more resilient when rates rise, but watch out for credit risk.
Early indications suggest DoubleLine, Metropolitan West, and Dodge & Cox may be benefiting from Bill Gross' departure.
An update on our Fund Analyst Rating changes and what we're continuing to monitor as the firm works to stabilize itself after Bill Gross' departure.
Investors should be cautious of rapid inflows into high-yield and bank-loan funds as managers could have difficulty putting excess money to work in high-conviction ideas.
May flows data show investors are putting money to work in nontraditional fixed-income holdings, as well as emerging-markets equities, for perceived better returns.
Many managers are of the mind that rates have gone about as far as they're going to go for a while, so investors probably don't want to exit the bond market while their funds are down, reports Morningstar's Eric Jacobson. Plus, get an update on fund category performance in the second quarter as well as updates on fund leaders and laggards, including PIMCO Total Return.