Zach Pandl

Portfolio Manager and Strategist
Columbia Management

Mr. Pandl is a portfolio manager and strategist for Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC (CMIA). Mr. Pandl focuses on research relating to the economy and government policy, and their implications for interest rate and fixed-income markets. He chairs the Columbia Management Interest Rate Committee, which is responsible for formulating and articulating the firm’s view on interest rates in the U.S. and other developed markets. Mr. Pandl also co-manages the firm’s multi-sector fixed-income funds. He joined the firm in 2012 and has been in the investment community since 2006.

Articles by Zach Pandl
Fed Research on Policy Rules
VIEWPOINTS: Zach Pandl, Portfolio Manager and Strategist, Columbia Management; In a paper for last week’s IMF annual research conference, William English (head of the Federal Reserve Board’s Monetary Affairs division) discussed current monetary policy strategy, with a focus on threshold rules and forward guidance.
Fed Outlook for the Short and Longer Run
VIEWPOINTS: Zach Pandl, Portfolio Manager and Strategist, Columbia Management; One of the ironies of Ben Bernanke’s tenure is that he set out with a goal to improve Fed communication while in office.
What a Yellen Fed Could Mean for Interest Rates
VIEWPOINTS: Zach Pandl, Portfolio Manager and Strategist, Columbia Management; A major question among investors after Janet Yellen’s nomination for Fed Chair is whether she will be too soft on inflation. Part of Yellen’s dovish reputation stems from a debate among the FOMC in July 1996, in which she warned the committee about the risks of pushing inflation too low.
Give Me Tapering... Just Not Yet
VIEWPOINTS: Zach Pandl, Portfolio Manager and Strategist, Columbia Management; Last week Federal Reserve (the Fed) officials surprised investors by choosing not to begin slowing the pace of quantitative easing (QE) despite months of setup in their public comments.
Time to Taper?
VIEWPOINTS: Zach Pandl, Portfolio Manager and Strategist, Columbia Management; The Fed debate this year has largely revolved around a single question: When will the FOMC begin to slow the pace of quantitative easing (QE)? At the start of the year, most analysts thought that the committee would continue its bond buying program at full speed all year, and only taper its purchases in early 2014.
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