Finding Value in Volatility

Q&A with Kevin Akioka, CFA - December 10, 2018

It’s been a challenging year for fixed-income investors. The Federal Reserve (Fed) has been raising short-term interest rates, and overall market volatility remains heightened. But as Kevin Akioka, senior portfolio manager of our Short Duration Strategic Income strategy explains, certain securities and strategies offer particularly compelling opportunities for bond investors in the current environment.

Versatile Income Strategies: Finding Value in Volatility

Q&A with Kevin Akioka

Download PDF
  • Related Articles
  • More From Author

Finding Value in Volatility

Learn more about why we believe staying selective is key to navigating through today's bond market.

Backdrop Bolsters Overlooked Bonds

Following a brief post-election rally, stocks and corporate bonds have turned lower, however, investors in search of a refuge still have options.

What to Expect from the Muni Market in 2018

We saw the resiliency of the municipal market in 2017. Going into 2018, we're monitoring how changes in tax and healthcare policies may impact the issuance and value of munis.

    Finding Value in Volatility

    Learn more about why we believe staying selective is key to navigating through today's bond market.

    Finding Corporate Bond Opportunities in a Volatile World

    Volatility is leading to lots of questions about where the corporate bond market is heading. What’s keeping PM Kevin Akioka up at night?

    Corporate Bond Investing in 2018: Finding the Value

    VP & Sr. Fixed Income Portfolio Manager Kevin Akioka sees a couple of wild cards for corporate bond investing -- tax reform probably being the big one.

      Investment return and principal value of security investments will fluctuate. The value at the time of redemption may be more or less than the original cost. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

      The opinions expressed are those of American Century Investments (or the portfolio manager) and are no guarantee of the future performance of any American Century Investments' portfolio. This material has been prepared for educational purposes only. It is not intended to provide, and should not be relied upon for, investment, accounting, legal or tax advice.