Harbor Insights

Read the latest insights from our experts:

Here For You During Challenging Times

An update to Harbor’s shareholders from Charles F. McCain, Chairman, Harbor Funds.

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A Not So Welcome Return of Volatility

Read the latest perspective from Brian Collins, CIO, Harbor Capital Advisors around some of the recent, heightened market volatility and how investors should remain patient and informed and look to Harbor to help them maneuver through volatility.

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Harbor in the News: Harbor to Double Distribution Force, Push into New Structures in Radical Overhaul

Learn more about Harbor’s evolving business strategy and some changes our firm is making for the future. We believe these changes will benefit our clients, managers, and our associates.

Harbor Overhauls Distribution, Products

WEBINAR REPLAY > Harbor Capital Appreciation Update: Year in Review

Watch and listen as Harbor and the Fund’s subadviser, Jennison Associates LLC, provide an update on the portfolio, a philosophy and process review, and a discussion of 2019 performance.

Recorded on Thursday, February 13th.


Harbor 2019 Year-End Distributions

Harbor paid final distributions for 2019 on December 16. Click below to learn more.

Harbor Funds 2019 Year-End Distributions

NEW Harbor Mid Cap Fund

Harbor has expanded its long relationship with EARNEST Partners by launching the Harbor Mid Cap Fund.  Many managers are experienced, but EARNEST Partners brings "real industry" experience, and uses it to help identify opportunities.

Mid Cap Fund Overview

WEBINAR > Identifying Opportunities in Emerging Markets

Watch Frank Carroll, Co-Portfolio Manager of the Emerging Markets Equity strategy, discuss Oaktree's approach to emerging markets investing, along with: the long-term perspective on value investing; the outlook on China; and opportunities, risks and asset allocation considerations.


The Case for International Small Cap

It's commonly accepted that international equities play an important diversification role in many portfolios. But are investors getting the most out of their international investments? The Case for International Small Cap looks at diversification benefits, historical performance, and the value of active management to highlight a potential opportunity that is being underutilized.

Harbor Focused International Fund

Geopolitical tensions continue to impact the market and business sentiment, which, like a self-fulfilling prophecy, has created protracted uncertainty that in itself has meant delayed investment and cautious business and consumer spending.


Harbor Global Leaders Fund

We have always looked to invest in businesses with fundamentals underpinned by secular growth. Many of these businesses are selling 'needs' and not ‘wants’ to their customers, or are benefiting from long-term structural changes happening around the world.


Harbor International Small Cap Fund

As the latest Brexit deadline approaches on October 31, 2019, prospects for any resolution seem rather dim. The European Central Bank engaged in additional monetary policy loosening with more negative interest rates, while also resuming bond market purchases in a resumption of Quantitative Easing (QE).


Recent Harbor News

Harbor Merging Small Cap Growth Opportunities into Small Cap Growth


Investors in Small Cap Growth Opportunities will be moved to Small Cap Growth on April 24th, 2020.


Harbor Reduces Fees on Three Harbor Funds


Fee reductions to Harbor Emerging Markets Equity, Global Leaders and Mid Cap Growth Funds reflect the firm's commitment to cost aware investing and acting in the best interests of Harbor Funds' shareholders.


Harbor Funds Trustee Changes


Douglas Skinner is appointed as an Independent Trustee; Kathryn Quirk is appointed Lead Independent Trustee.