Posts tagged ‘short duration’

Fixed Income in 2014: Expand Your Credit Allocation, Shorten Duration, Look to Europe



As we enter 2014 and the Federal Reserve begins to taper its bond-buying program, what does Principal Global Fixed Income expect from markets in 2014, and what are our recommendations? This blog post represents a compilation of our key themes and outlooks, and our recommendations for 2014.…

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Does Duration Matter in High Yield Investing?



The use of the term duration has successfully been adopted by the high yield investment universe over the past few of years.  Why? Because all else being equal, lower duration means lower interest-rate risk. And the number-one concern for fixed income investors over the past several years has been…

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