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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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With Oil Prices Range Bound, E&P Security Selection is Paramount

The beginning of 2015 saw oil prices in free fall as West Texas Intermediate crude fell from over $100 per barrel in mid-2014 to the low $40’s by mid-January 2015. However, since the beginning of this year, oil prices have rebounded and the energy sector has performed well overall. What does that…

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