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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...

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...

Negative Yielding European Junk Bonds: High Risk, Low Reward?

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Central banks are becoming even more accommodative across the world...

What’s Behind the REIT Rebound?

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Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are off to a strong start in 2019, with the Morningstar U.S. REIT Index up more than...

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...