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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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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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