Managing Volatility

    Mar 23, 2017

Capital Structure Seniority with a Side of Lower Volatility

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Late last year, three-month LIBOR surpassed 1%, making LIBOR floors a thing of the past.

    Mar 22, 2017

Trump and Trade: What Are the Risks?

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President Trump has been an unabashed protectionist for decades, so it is no surprise that he has appointed the most hawkish trade team since Smoot-Hawley.

    Mar 22, 2017

Energy Renaissance: Three Signposts to Watch

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Supply concerns took U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) oil prices below $50 a barrel recently, amid nine straight weeks of rising crude stockpiles, before inventories finally...

    Mar 20, 2017

Hesitancy Looms over Financial Markets

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U.S. government bonds have been on a bit of a ride. Late in February, they rallied, and U.S. ten-year treasury yield fell to 2.313%, its lowest close since...

    Mar 9, 2017

Bull Market: Eight-Year Check-Up

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It's been eight years since the stock market recorded its recession-related bottom. Profits are growing, as shown in the chart. Behind this profits dynamic are expanding...

    Mar 7, 2017

Navigating Optimism and Uncertainty

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The early days of the Trump era find the pulse of the business community in an unusual place—the co-existence of both historically high optimism and uncertainty.

    Mar 2, 2017

A Strategic Case for High Yield

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One of our themes for 2017 is a volatile, single-digit return environment. Today, we’re going to focus on high-yield bonds.

    Jan 5, 2017

Themes on Our Investment Radar

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As we enter a new year, three themes are on our investment radar: rising commodity prices, an uptick in inflation, and the prospect for bouts of volatility alongside a long-term...