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What’s the Score: Risk in Fixed Income Portfolios

Perhaps more than other asset classes, fixed income is strongly affected by the overall market environment. Interest rates, inflation, economic growth…all of these factors and more affect asset prices in fixed income. So, for our investment team, it’s incredibly important to establish a…

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Goodbye Beta, Hello Alpha: The Great Exaggeration of the Death of Actively Managed Fixed Income

Just like the phoenix in Greek mythology that rises from the ashes, the debate over active versus passive management has come back to life, based on the misperception that 2014 was rather a bad year for active management. In reality, only the fourth quarter was a bad quarter for active fixed income…

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