Author Archives: Mike Temple

About Mike Temple

Michael Temple is Senior Vice President, Director of Credit Research at Pioneer Investments. Michael is Portfolio Manager for Pioneer Dynamic Credit Fund. He joined Pioneer in 2002.

How will Automation and Robots Affect Jobs?

This is the second in a three-part series on Innovation Trends Retooling the U.S. Economy. Technology is advancing far more rapidly than many of us can fathom. And it is not just discovery, but also societal adoption. History shows a … Continue reading

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Could Bank Regulations Bring Unintended Consequences for Investors?

Regulatory constraints aimed at reducing risk in the banking industry have had the effect of reducing liquidity in certain segments of the bond markets. At the same time, credit risk has been rising as corporations expand their balance sheets with … Continue reading

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Why are Americans so Pessimistic about the U.S. Economy?

This is the first in a three-part series on Innovation Trends Retooling the U.S. Economy. Five years after the Great Financial Crisis (GFC), despite improvements in GDP growth and employment, the U.S. public still seems to be oppressed by a … Continue reading

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Crowding at the Front Gate of the Yield Curve–A Potentially Ugly End

_The low-interest-rate environment we’re in has caused many income-seeking investors to “crowd” into the riskier sectors of the bond market in search of higher yields. In doing so, they may pick up higher yield, but will likely take on higher … Continue reading

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A Quick Summary of the SEC’s New Money Market Rules

Last Wednesday, the SEC approved amendments on money market fund (MMF) rules. My colleague, Seth Roman, a portfolio manager who specializes in the sector, summarized the areas of reform as they relate to institutional and retail money market investors. I … Continue reading

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