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Bond Insights

Our views on trends in the fixed income market.
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Our views on trends in the fixed income market.

Treasury Bond Yields: How High is High?

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Submitted by Site Factory admin on Tue, 02/19/2019 - 16:03
Ten-year Treasury bond yields have been rising. How high could they go? Historical measures may provide some guidance.

Are Your Bond Holdings Too Short?

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Submitted by Site Factory admin on Tue, 02/19/2019 - 15:45
If your holdings are all in very short-term maturities, you’re missing the opportunity to add income to your portfolio—and essentially trying to time interest rate moves, which is notoriously difficult.

Rate Hike Pause: Why Did the Federal Reserve Change its Tone?

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Submitted by Site Factory admin on Wed, 02/13/2019 - 17:14
The Federal Reserve’s dovish turn at its policymaking meeting in January was a surprise for the markets, coming only six weeks after the Fed last raised rates and indicated further tightening was likely. What happened?

Throw Caution to the Wind? Not So Fast

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Submitted by Site Factory admin on Thu, 01/24/2019 - 18:31
Despite a recent increase in risk appetite, we still see plenty of reasons for fixed income investors to remain cautious in 2019.

2019 Bond Market Outlook: Peak Expectations

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Submitted by Site Factory admin on Wed, 11/28/2018 - 11:10
After more than two years of steadily rising interest rates, we believe 2019 could mark the peak in U.S. Treasury yields for the current business cycle. However, while the prospect of more stable or lower interest rates may be positive for bond investors, we expect the road ahead to be bumpy.

Emerging Market Rout: Is It Over Yet?

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Submitted by satya.billa on Thu, 08/23/2018 - 11:56
The steep drop in emerging market bonds and currencies has improved valuations, but that doesn’t mean investors are being fairly compensated for the risk.

What Happened to the Bond Bear Market?

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Submitted by satya.billa on Tue, 08/14/2018 - 12:04
Ten-year Treasury bond yields marched higher during the past two years, while bond prices fell. However, it appears that longer-term yields may be peaking. Is the bond bear market over, or only paused?

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