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From the Desk of Risk: Measly Yields Don’t Necessarily Mean Measly Returns



As we’ve had conversations with clients, heard from consultants, and read in the press, yield-starved investors are turning to riskier asset classes and alternative investments to add income to their portfolios. But what if it didn’t have to be that complicated? What is often…

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Will the Market Be Cuckoo for CoCos? That’s Contingent Convertibles.



Remember the commercials featuring Sonny the Cuckoo Bird going absolutely nuts and repeating the phrase, “I’m cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs!” after eating a spoonful of the chocolaty goodness? In some sense, that’s been investors’ behavior for any investment offering yield in today’s…

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