June 24th 2020


Western Asset Management Company

John Bellows

Portfolio Manager

John L. Bellows, PhD, is a Portfolio Manager with Western Asset Management Company, LLC. Prior to joining the Firm in 2012, Mr. Bellows served at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, most recently as the Acting Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy. At Western Asset, he is a member of the US Broad Strategy Committee and the Global Investment Strategy Committee. In 2018 he took on an elevated role in the Global Portfolios team where he is a lead- ing voice for US and global macro strategies.
Mr. Bellows holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Dartmouth College, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude, and a PhD in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley. He also holds the CFA designation.


About this Webinar

This time we will analyze the role of the Federal Reserve in times of crisis, together with John Bellows we will talk about:

  • The Fed’s historic rate cuts.
  • Asset purchases and unprecedented measures taken by the Federal Reserve during the COVID19 crisis.
  • The intersection between monetary policy and fiscal policy.
  • The possible structural and regulatory implications of these measures in the medium term and long term.

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