Insights

    Sep 11, 2019

Six risks on our list

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There is no shortage of attention to political and geopolitical risk in financial market analysis...

    Sep 9, 2019

Look to Insured Munis for High Quality and Attractive Income

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MacKay Municipal Managers have said that insured municipal bonds are like having a belt with suspenders...

    Sep 3, 2019

Economic Muddling and Market Meddling

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Our latest market outlook update highlights key indicators we are watching and ideas for investing accordingly...

    Aug 14, 2019

U.S. Treasury Curve Signals Distress

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Today, bond investors sounded the alarms. The 10-year and 30-year U.S. Treasury yields fell, causing the 2-year vs. 10-year portion of the yield curve to temporarily invert...

    Aug 5, 2019

Caught by the Headlines

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After a six straight day decline, the U.S. equity market has fallen nearly 6% from its all-time high set last month. Two key reasons why markets are moving now...

    Aug 1, 2019

July FOMC Meeting: Regaining Optionality, but at Some Cost

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This week the Federal Open Market Committee (“FOMC” or “Committee”) eased policy for the first time in over...

    Aug 1, 2019

Fed Pivots on Rates – What’s the Market Impact?

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The Fed just lowered interest rates for the first time in a decade. The rate cut itself is small – only 25 basis points...

    Jul 30, 2019

IndexIQ Top ETF Trends and Insights – Mid-Year Update

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As the first half of 2019 has proven to be at times surprising and unpredictable, we reflect on those themes...