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Posts by Jonathan Perez, Sr. Fixed Income Analyst, Principal Global Fixed Income

Here’s Why You Need Active Management in Your Fixed Income



How’s this for a great illustration of the importance of active management in fixed income? It was February 6th and Credit Suisse was hosting their earnings call after having issued their results earlier in the morning.  Their chief financial officer, David Mathers, was providing commentary on…

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Will the Market Be Cuckoo for CoCos? That’s Contingent Convertibles.



Remember the commercials featuring Sonny the Cuckoo Bird going absolutely nuts and repeating the phrase, “I’m cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs!” after eating a spoonful of the chocolaty goodness? In some sense, that’s been investors’ behavior for any investment offering yield in today’s…

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