Putnam Spectrum Funds: A unique view of value

With Caroline Edwards, CFA, Senior Investment Director

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Putnam Capital Spectrum Fund »
PVSYX pursues total return with flexibility to invest across the capital structure, including stocks, high-yield debt, and bank loans.


Putnam Equity Spectrum Fund »
PYSYX focuses on equities, pursuing capital appreciation with an unconstrained approach and taking large positions in high-conviction ideas.


David Glancy »
As Portfolio Manager of the two Putnam Spectrum Funds since 2009, David L. Glancy leverages 30 years of experience analyzing and selecting securities with a high-conviction approach.


Changing interest rates call for active fixed income strategies.

See an infographic showing how unconstrained funds outperformed during rising rate periods.

Read about how to look outside of indexes for more attractive fixed-income opportunities.

  • D. William Kohli

    Chief Investment Officer, Fixed Income

  • Michael P. Wands, CFA

    Senior Investment Director

FIXED INCOME STRATEGIES

Being smart about taxes can enhance current income.

TAX SMART FUNDS FOR ENHANCING INCOME

Low correlations create potential to improve risk-adjusted returns.

Watch Robert J. Schoen and James A. Fetch discuss how the correlation of stocks and bonds might be changing.

Read about improving portfolio efficiency with multi-asset absolute return portfolios.

  • Christian J. Galipeau

    Senior Investment Director

  • Brendan T. Murray

    Senior Investment Director

  • Seamus S. Young, CFA

    Investment Director

IMPROVE RISK-ADJUSTED RETURNS

The U.S. economy may be poised for stronger growth.

See an infographic that shows why staying invested in stock for long-term growth has rewarded investors.
FUNDS THAT PURSUE GROWTH

Consider these portfolio ideas in the context of Putnam’s investment insights.

PUTNAM PERSPECTIVES
Why a meaningful near-term market correction is unlikely

Why a meaningful near-term market correction is unlikely

2017 is a rare year without a stock market correction of at least 5%, but that doesn't make a correction more likely in the fourth quarter.

ECONOMIC UPDATES AND MARKET OUTLOOKS
Sector views

Sector views

Beyond the United States, the global economy is growing in a synchronized fashion and firing on many cylinders.

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