Our 2014 forecast for the U.S. economy is optimistic, with more and more of the headwinds that have been restraining growth starting to fade away. For fixed income investors, we see opportunities in corporate bonds, municipal bonds and some emerging markets. Although we expect further rises in interest rates in 2014, bonds continue to offer
Colin J. Lundgren, CFA, Head of Fixed Income
Colin Lundgren is head of fixed income at Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC. In this role, Mr. Lundgren is responsible for investment oversight of managed and owned fixed-income portfolios, leading a team of experienced investment professionals. Prior to his current role, he was a sector leader for institutional fixed-income and asset allocation products. In addition, he held positions of responsibility for the development and operation of enhanced equity index products, fixed-income quantitative analysis, mortgage analysis and management of the investment statistical analysis group. Mr. Lundgren joined Columbia Management Investment Advisers in 1986 and has been a member of the investment community since then.
Mr. Lundgren earned a B.A. in political science from Lake Forest College. He is a member of the CFA Society of Minnesota. In addition, he holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.