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ESG Engagement for Fixed-Income Investors

ESG Engagement for Fixed-Income Investors

Fixed-income investors have increasingly incorporated ESG analysis into their investment processes, and many of us are now trying to determine ...
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So Far, So Good With LIBOR Replacement

So Far, So Good With LIBOR Replacement

The London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) is expected to be retired at the end of 2021, and the transition to ...
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Going Green in Fixed Income

Going Green in Fixed Income

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing has historically been more associated with equities. But if you’re a fixed-income investor and ...
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Debt and Disruption in Capital Markets

Debt and Disruption in Capital Markets

From the ancient Greek philosophy that “the only constant is change” to Schumpeter’s “gale of creative destruction,” innovators and disruptors ...
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Are Widening Risk Spreads a Warning Signal?

Are Widening Risk Spreads a Warning Signal?

The first six months of 2018 offered a rare set of events for the fixed-income markets: interest rates rose and ...
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What’s Up with LIBOR?

What’s Up with LIBOR?

The London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) has risen significantly since the beginning of the year relative to other short-term rates—and ...
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Is Panic Warranted? Look to Bond Market

Is Panic Warranted? Look to Bond Market

U.S. domestic equity markets turned sharply negative in early February as interest rates headed higher amid concerns of returning inflation—and ...
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MBS Opportunities for Active Managers

MBS Opportunities for Active Managers

The FedTrade program has created low-coupon mortgages, which we believe are inflated in valuation and being employed by index buyers, ...
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How to Gauge Income-Market Risk

How to Gauge Income-Market Risk

The possibility of an end to the FedTrade could result in market volatility, but there are ways to gauge the ...
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Focus on FedTrade Not Fed Funds Rate

Focus on FedTrade Not Fed Funds Rate

While most Fed watchers are focused on what the policymakers will do with the federal funds rate, a more interesting ...
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