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Sources of Volatility in 2016



The beginning of 2016 has seen much volatility in global markets. Many believe one of the sources of volatility was and continues to be China. Slower than expected growth, currency weakness, and instability in Chinese equities are all likely catalysts. What does this mean for world markets and will…

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Batten Down the Risk Hatches; Principal Global Fixed Income Lowers its Dynamic Risk Score



In one of our previous posts , we announced that we would communicate any changes in our Dynamic Risk Score (DRS), a proprietary tool used to assess and communicate the risk taking environment of our fixed income portfolios. To recap how the DRS works, the score, which can range from 1-10 with…

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