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How rising rates are helping U.S. bank stocks

December 2017 | Video

VIDEO: Senior Portfolio Manager Lisa A. Welch of John Hancock Regional Bank Fund discusses how rising short-term interest rates are helping improve the net interest margin for U.S. bank stocks.

Six reasons why we’re bullish on U.S. bank stocks

December 2017 | Video

VIDEO: Senior Portfolio Manager Lisa A. Welch of John Hancock Regional Bank Fund explains why she finds U.S. bank stocks attractive in today’s market environment.

Why M&A is a win-win for bank stocks

December 2017 | Video

VIDEO: Senior Portfolio Manager Lisa A. Welch of John Hancock Regional Bank Fund explains how bank M&A activity can be good for both buyers and sellers—and why the industry is poised for more bank consolidation.

Bitcoin—an investment worthy of your asset allocation?

November 2017 | Video

VIDEO: John Hancock Asset Management Co-Head of Global Asset Allocation Robert M. Boyda discusses the opportunities— and limitations—of cryptocurrencies, as bitcoin price momentum begins to take on a life of its own. Bob and his colleagues manage three distinct suites of retirement target-date funds, including John Hancock Multimanager Lifetime Portfolios.

Late-cycle investing: waning prospects for U.S. equity and high yield?

November 2017 | Video

VIDEO: John Hancock Asset Management Co-Head of Global Asset Allocation Robert M. Boyda discusses the relatively high valuations of U.S. equity and high-yield debt—and suggests asset classes that may be more attractively priced at this point in the market cycle. Bob and his colleagues manage three different suites of retirement target-date funds, including John Hancock Multi-Index Preservation Portfolios.

Target-date funds: conservative glide paths for capital preservation

November 2017 | Video

VIDEO: John Hancock Asset Management Co-Head of Global Asset Allocation Robert M. Boyda explains the role of preservation-oriented target-date fund glide paths for certain retirement savers. Bob and his colleagues manage three different suites of retirement target-date funds, including John Hancock Multi-Index Preservation Portfolios.

Target-date funds: what are the pitfalls of passive fixed income?

November 2017 | Video

VIDEO: John Hancock Asset Management Co-Head of Global Asset Allocation Robert M. Boyda discusses the advantages of active fixed-income management within asset allocation portfolios. Bob and his colleagues manage three different suites of retirement target-date funds, including John Hancock Multimanager Lifetime Portfolios.

Why GE may hold significant long-term value

November 2017 | Video

VIDEO: Disappointing earnings, a drastic dividend cut, and other unfavorable news about GE have led analysts to downgrade the company and investors to head for the exits. But it would be a mistake to run from this stock, according to Emory W. (Sandy) Sanders, Jr., CFA, senior portfolio manager of John Hancock Fundamental Large Cap Core Fund. Listen to Sandy explain why.

A new Fed chair? Weighing the options for a change in leadership

September 2017 | Video

VIDEO: Senior Portfolio Manager Howard C. Greene, CFA, takes a closer look at what a possible Janet Yellen retirement could mean for the bond markets.

A nimble approach to today’s bond markets

September 2017 | Video

VIDEO: Senior Portfolio Manager Howard C. Greene, CFA, discusses the philosophy and process behind John Hancock Bond Fund.

Target-date funds: Different goals require different glide paths

February 2017 | Video

VIDEO: When it comes to target-date fund glide paths, one shape does not fit all. The industry-leading asset allocation team behind John Hancock Multimanager Lifetime Portfolios and John Hancock Multi-Index Preservation Portfolios examines the merits multiple options.

Target-date funds: Seeking value in unloved assets abroad

February 2017 | Video

VIDEO: Robert M. Boyda, co-head of global asset allocation at John Hancock Asset Management, shows how hunting for beaten-down assets—such as those outside the United States—benefits target-date fund investors. Bob and his team manage multiple suites of retirement funds, including John Hancock Multimanager Lifetime Portfolios.

Target-date funds: Why open architecture matters

February 2017 | Video

VIDEO: If open architecture is important in retirement plans, then target-date funds should be open. The industry-leading asset allocation team behind John Hancock Multimanager Lifetime Portfolios shows why.

Are central banks doing more harm than good?

November 2016 | Video

VIDEO: John Hancock Asset Management’s Chief Economist Megan E. Greene explains how negative interest rates are coming up short, and why central banks are not out of policy options yet.

Brexit’s biggest risk is political

November 2016 | Video

VIDEO: Copycat moves to exit the European Union remain the biggest risk to emerge from the United Kingdom’s Brexit vote, says John Hancock Asset Management’s Chief Economist Megan E. Greene.

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