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The Fed Doubles Down on Message of Patience

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Most investors were expecting an uneventful meeting for the US Federal Reserve (Fed) on March 20...

Why Go Short?

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Bond returns are primarily a function of two things: interest rates and duration. Interest rates are intended to reflect the cost of money, adjusted for credit risk and...

Merger arb & market volatility

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After a long period of relative quiet, market volatility has again become an issue, with investor concerns focusing on a host of matters including global...

Floating rate loans — Leading the pack in a rising rate environment

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Many portions of the fixed income market are experiencing headwinds...

Fed puts trade and emerging markets aside, remains focused on U.S.

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In its September 25-26 policy meeting, the Federal Reserve increased...

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...