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Bank Loans + High Yield Bonds > Bank Loans Alone



Even after a bumper year of investor inflows, high yield bank loans underperformed high yield bonds in 2013. Flows into bank loans, a segment of the overall high yield fixed income market, were north of US$62 billion, and yet the total returns in the high yield bond market were better. Why didn’t…

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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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