A panel of Putnam Investments
executives, including CEO Bob Reynolds
, Voyager Fund
manager Nick Thakore
and fixed income chief Rob Bloemker
, discussed their predictions on the bond market on Tuesday.
| Bob Reynolds |
' Daisy Maxey reported
that the Putnam-ites believe 2010 won't be as remarkable as 2009, but should still be good.
"The opportunities are still out there for 2010 even though they're not as outstanding," Reynolds said in a call.
While the outlook is good, investors are still worried. Bloemker thinks that concerns like inflation are overblown and investors are being too reliant on TIPS.
One area for uncertainty for Reynolds is Washington regulation, as a number of new proposals are being considered by entities like Congress and the DOL, proposals which could have a particularly strong impact on the fixed-income market.
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