James Swanson, CFA, is an investment officer and chief investment strategist of MFS Investment Management® (MFS®). He is also a fixed income portfolio manager for the MFS Diversified Income Fund, the MFS Managed Wealth Fund and a specialist in multi-asset and asset allocation strategies.
James offers his insights and perspective on the markets and the economy to MFS clients around the world through in-person meetings, his Strategist's Corner online column and a blog launched in 2011. He is a frequent guest commentator on the markets on CNBC, Fox Business and Bloomberg Television and is often quoted in leading national and financial publications, including the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times and Investor's Business Daily. James joined MFS in 1985. He was named fixed income strategist in 2001 and chief investment strategist in 2004.
He is a graduate of Colgate University and the Harvard Business School. James holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
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Colgate University, Bachelor of Arts, Phi Beta Kappa; Harvard University, Master of Business Administration
MFS Fixed Income Strategy Group, Risk Opportunities Groups