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Posts by Derek White, Head of Risk Management, Principal Global Fixed Income

From the Desk of Risk: Back to Basics in Risk Management



It is both natural and desirable to continually seek improvement, to enhance current processes. But if those processes are the guidelines governing behavior and action, a reference point is also necessary. If that reference point is fungible, credibility will suffer. If that reference point is…

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From the Desk of Risk: Measly Yields Don’t Necessarily Mean Measly Returns



As we’ve had conversations with clients, heard from consultants, and read in the press, yield-starved investors are turning to riskier asset classes and alternative investments to add income to their portfolios. But what if it didn’t have to be that complicated? What is often…

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