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Posts by Mark Cernicky, Senior Product Specialist, Principal Global Fixed Income

High Yield – Don’t Believe the Hype



Some in the investing public have tried to explain the recent sell-off in high yield with charts similar to those below. What they’re trying to portray is that the recent growth in fixed income mutual fund assets has exploded and could potentially overwhelm the dealers’ balance sheets and thus…

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Meeting Your Income Needs with Total Return Fixed Income



Since the global financial crisis in 2008, investors have been searching for yield in fixed income markets around the globe, turning to fixed income sectors like high yield and emerging market debt to meet that need. But as the market continues to trudge forward, yields in these sectors continue to…

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