How corporate ESG analysis can make an impact.
Municipal bonds have seen inflows rise as investors have discovered municipals as an attractive flight-to-quality option.
Few could prepare for the macro and market occurrences in the second quarter.
Central bank policies enabling high borrowing at low rates have prolonged the credit cycle. Weak global growth continues to hamper corporate performance, and sales and earnings growth remain sluggish.
Podcast recorded June 28, 2016
In this podcast we discuss California and the newly passed state budget for fiscal year 2017.
Fixed-income market participants often quote the term “yield,” but the word’s context could be misunderstood because various types of yield exist and each is calculated differently.
Podcast recorded June 14, 2016
In this podcast we discuss the different types of bond yield measures.
Investors often rely on equities to be the “stars” of their portfolios, and an equity losing streak can send overall portfolio performance reeling unless other asset classes can perform well.
Podcast recorded June 1, 2016
This podcast discusses some of the pros and cons of relying on benchmarks and some of the drawbacks of municipal benchmarks specifically.