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Mortality Meets Volatility

“In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” America’s first blogger, Benjamin Franklin first made this observation two and a quarter centuries ago, and it has held true these many years. With the latest developments regarding mortality assumptions, however, Dr.…

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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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