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Inflation: Fed Prepping for a Hiking Trip?



Headline inflation numbers for the United States and Europe have turned around. In February, monthly gains in the U.S. Consumer Price Index (CPI) and Personal Consumption Expenditure (PCE) deflator turned positive for the first time since last fall.  For the Eurozone, inflation seems to have…

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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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