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High Yield Makes Sense: One Man’s “Junk” is Another Investor’s Treasure



When investors think of high yield fixed income, the old term “junk bonds” often comes to mind. While the term “junk” carries a negative connotation, referring to the early years of high yield where high default rates were expected, the current reality is that high yield securities have a…

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Breaking Down the Jargon: Hedging



There’s quite a bit of jargon in the investing world. “Hedging” is a good example of a term often used and often misunderstood. It’s actually a pretty simple concept at its core: the goal of hedging is to reduce risk. You’re insuring yourself against the possibility of a detrimental…

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