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It’s Time for Some New Fixed Income Flavor in Your Portfolio



Equity investors can put their money to work across nine style boxes (think of the large-mid-small/growth-core-value matrix). That’s some diversification potential. Why is it then that some investors only have one flavor of fixed income in their portfolios? Why would investors demand nine styles…

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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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