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Jerome Schneider

Portfolio Manager

Mr. Schneider is a managing director in the Newport Beach office and leader of short-term portfolio management and funding. Morningstar named him Fixed-Income Fund Manager of the Year (U.S.) for 2015. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2008, Mr. Schneider was a senior managing director with Bear Stearns. There he most recently specialized in credit and mortgage-related funding transactions and helped develop one of the first "repo" conduit financing companies. Additionally, during his tenure at Bear Stearns he held various positions on the municipal and fixed income derivatives trading desks. He has 27 years of investment experience and holds an undergraduate degree in economics and international relations from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Stern School of Business at New York University.
Jerome Schneider

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Debt Ceiling Debate: Examining Risks Around the X Date
27 April 2023
Debt ceiling concerns are rippling through financial markets. We discuss the potential risks and opportunities for investors.
Regional Bank Stress Puts Spotlight on Cash Management
14 March 2023
Shocks to the U.S. banking system underscore how even cash holdings can involve risk and also suggest that the timeline for a recession may have drawn nearer.
Proceed With Caution: Opportunities for Cash and Defensive Income Amid Uncertainty
15 September 2022
We believe short-dated bonds can offer attractive yields, flexibility, and a means to proceed cautiously as central banks continue to raise interest rates.
Seeking Harmony in Short-Term Markets
25 April 2022
Recent volatility in short-term markets will likely, over time, be accompanied by more attractive income opportunities for cash allocations.
Quick Takes: Rising Rates and Short-Term Opportunities
04 March 2022
Learn why short-term yields are more compelling than money market funds and why active management is key to both earning attractive yields and defending against risk with Jerome Schneider, head of short-term portfolio management.
The Maturing of Money Markets: The Mechanization of Liquidity Management
12 January 2022
Liquidity tiering may provide an attractive alternative as SEC proposals curtail capabilities of money market funds
A Dizzying Summer in D.C. as U.S. Debt Ceiling Looms Again
30 August 2021
While Congress makes progress on infrastructure legislation, the specter of another debt-ceiling showdown gives investors cause for concern.
Fed’s New Repo Facility Should Ease Future Stress, With Caveats
05 August 2021
We see benefits to creating a short-term facility, even if the benefits come later.
Repressed Repo Rates: Sifting Through the Noise
24 June 2021
A flood of market liquidity has pressured repurchase agreement rates, prompting some investors to pivot away from traditional forms of cash management.
Short-Term Reference Rates at a Crossroads
18 May 2021
Market participants have been hesitant to accept SOFR as the successor to Libor, but uniting around a single reference rate is increasingly important to keep benchmark markets from becoming fragmented.
Treasury Issuance Could Aid Adoption of SOFR Benchmark
29 April 2021
As regulators push to transition away from Libor, sales of Treasuries linked to the successor rate could boost the new benchmark’s credibility and expand nascent markets for related debt and derivatives.
Rethinking Cash Holdings to Avoid Near-Zero Yields
27 April 2021
Cash and cash equivalent investors face challenges balancing liquidity and returns amid near-zero short-term rates.
SLR Expiration: Treasury Markets Likely to Shoulder the Costs
22 March 2021
The expiration of the temporary SLR changes should enhance the soundness of the banking system, but likely at the cost of Treasury market liquidity.