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Weathering the Market Volatility Storm; Clear Skies on the Horizon for High Yield

Since the beginning of June, high yield spreads have widened by over 150 basis points (bps). The energy sector is trading above 1,000 bps, blowing past the December wides. And, although the rest of the high yield sectors have held up, no sector has been immune to market volatility. In light of…

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What’s the Score: Risk in Fixed Income Portfolios

Perhaps more than other asset classes, fixed income is strongly affected by the overall market environment. Interest rates, inflation, economic growth…all of these factors and more affect asset prices in fixed income. So, for our investment team, it’s incredibly important to establish a…

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