Managing Volatility

    May 10, 2018

Convertibles Shine through Clouds of Volatility

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Well, it had to end at some point. For a while in 2017, it seemed like wherever you invested, you would earn a...

    Apr 26, 2018

Merging ETFs and Merger Arbitrage

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Global merger and acquisition (M&A) activity hit a 17-year high in the first quarter of 2018, according to Mergermarket. In aggregate, there were nearly 3,800 deals—totaling ...

    Apr 17, 2018

Short Duration High Yield: A Flower in the Junkyard

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The S&P 500 Index posted a negative return for first quarter of 2018, marking the 12th time in a little over a decade...

    Apr 13, 2018

Floating Rate Loans—A Relative Calm in the Storm

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After years of relative tranquility, financial market volatility has returned with a vengeance, impacting both stocks and bonds alike...

    Apr 5, 2018

A Nod to the Windward Side: Liquid Alts and Volatile Markets

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A market correction is generally considered a decline of 10% in...

    Mar 27, 2018

Municipal Market Update: Short-Term Headwinds and Long-Term Value

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Despite favorable supply and demand dynamics, the municipal bond market...

    Mar 14, 2018

Tariffs and Trade Trigger Volatility

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The announcement of a 25% tariff on imported steel, and 10% on aluminum, caused fears of a trade war, triggering volatility. Tariffs will benefit domestic producers of...

    Mar 8, 2018

Volatility Hits Global Markets Hard

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If January was a continuation of 2017 in the markets, February was the complete opposite. Global markets saw negative performance across the board, as volatility not only...