We continue to be cautiously optimistic on the U.S. economy, which has been gradually improving. Clearly, there are a number of long-term fiscal issues that the federal government needs...
Short-term income securities have attracted interest in recent months from investors seeking opportunities in a moderately growing U.S. economy, but concerned about risk spreading from Europe’s banking sector.
Aaron M. Cooper D. William Kohli Norman P. Boucher, Portfolio Manager, and Paul D. Scanlon, CFA Daniel Farrell David L. Glancy Daniel J. Graña Darren A. Jaroch David Morgan Robert D. Ewing, D. William Kohli Putnam Fixed Income Team Ferat Ongoren Gerard P. Sullivan Jason R. Vaillancourt, CFA Jacquelyne J. Cavanaugh Joanne M. Driscoll Onsel Emre, Ph.D. Joseph P. Joseph Joseph P. Joseph and Randy J. Farina Joykrishna Mahato Jeffrey B. Sacknowitz Kelsey Chen Kevin F. Murphy Michael J. Atkin Thalia H. Meehan, CFA and Paul M. Drury, CFA Michael V. Salm, Co-Head of Fixed Income; and Brett S. Kozlowski, CFA and Kevin F. Murphy, Portfolio Managers Michael V. Salm Nathaniel N. Salter Nick C. Thakore Paul D. Scanlon Putnam Global Asset Allocation Team Putnam Investments Putnam Tax Exempt Fixed Income Team Putnam U.S. Equities Team Putnam Portfolio Managers Robert M. Brookby Robert D. Ewing Randy J. Farina Robert D. Ewing, CFA, Co-Head of U.S. Equities, and Shep Perkins, CFA, Co-Head of International Equities Robert L. Reynolds Robert L. Salvin Michael V. Salm, Co-Head of Fixed Income, and Brett S. Kozlowski, CFA Sarah A. Marshall Steven W. Curbow Simon Davis Shep Perkins Robert L. Davis, CFA, Analyst, and Simon Davis Thalia Meehan Vivek Gandhi Walter D. Scully
Putnam Short Duration Income Fund's Portfolio Manager Michael Salm explains the objective of the fund.
Despite a weak housing market, asset-related securities can offer attractive fundamental value.
On the heels of the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy in late 2008, the U.S. Treasury and Federal Reserve Board (the “Fed”) rolled out a number of unprecedented programs designed to...