Insights

    Jul 17, 2018

Markets maintain positive movement, with a side of volatility

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This month’s macroeconomic themes focused around tariffs, labor, and the Fed’s stance on rates. Yet, despite the...

    Jul 10, 2018

Exploiting market inefficiencies with a systematic approach

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Equity market returns have been choppy in recent months, as investors have reacted to mixed economic data, geopolitical events, and the potential for a global trade war...

    Jun 22, 2018

Diversifying a portfolio with convertibles

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With the possibility of being in the latter stage of the economic cycle, coupled with above average valuations, investors worried about an increase in volatility may be...

    Jun 20, 2018

Multi-factor ETFs: adding the “free lunch” to factor investing

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For the growing number of advisors who are using the power of ETFs to bolster...

    Jun 19, 2018

Keeping an eye on the “quiet” week ahead

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The Federal Reserve responded to very strong economic data by raising interest rates 25bps and lifting the median estimate for future rate levels in 2018 and 2019 very slightly...

    Jun 12, 2018

Managing risks in the high yield market

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With below investment grade corporate bond issuance at nearly high record levels, short term interest rates on the rise and credit spreads below their long term average...

    Jun 11, 2018

A change in sentiment for MLPs?

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Since 2016, MLPs have lagged both the broad market and the energy sector. But, with strong fundamentals, a move toward simplified corporate structures, and an eye toward...

    Jun 11, 2018

Solving real-world, fixed-income investor problems

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Financial products exist, or should exist, for a very specific reason: to solve real-world investor problems...