Home Guides & Resources chevron_right Economy and the Markets Adam Johnson: Why I’m Still Bullish by Adam Johnson April 13, 2022 Portfolio Manager Adam Johnson made his case for why he remains bullish on stocksA financial instrument giving the holder a proportion of the ownership and earnings of a company. despite high inflation. He explains some signals that might be indicating that things may be turning around for the bondA financial instrument representing an IOU from the borrower to the lender. Bond issuers promise to pay bond holders a given amount of interest for a pre-determined amount of time until the loan is repaid in full (otherwise known as the maturity date). Bonds can have a fixed or floating interest rate. Fixed-rate bonds pay out a pre-determined amount of interest each year, while floating-rate bonds can pay higher or lower interest each year depending on prevailing market interest rates. market.