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Fed Said Higher Rates Ahead – How Will Bonds Respond?



Quite the first Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting for Fed Chair Yellen (her preferred title)! What was expected to be a do-no-harm, uneventful (and frankly boring) augural FOMC meeting to kick off her tenure quickly turned into a free-for-all at the front end (1-5 years) of the interest…

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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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