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Fed Paves the Road to Higher Interest Rates

The recent Federal Reserve statement acknowledges progress in the U.S. labor market, while continuing the watch for higher inflation and wages. Looking at this statement in its two component parts may help us better understand how the Fed is thinking about a possible rate hike later this year. In…

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Principal Global Fixed Income Notches Down its Dynamic Risk Score

In one of our previous blog posts, we announced that we would communicate any changes in our Dynamic Risk Score (DRS), a proprietary tool used to assess and communicate the risk taking environment of our fixed income portfolios. To recap how the DRS works, the score, which can range from 1-10 with…

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