Bill Eigen, CIO of Absolute Return and Opportunistic Fixed Income Investing, explains today’s fixed income markets.
Markets, economy, stocks, growth, global, fixed income, international, asset classes
We cut the chances of recession to 25% after a thaw in the trade war and a year of rate cuts; our forecast is for sub trend growth. Favored sectors include emerging market local currency debt and higher rated short-duration securitized credit.
David Kelly, the Fed, interest rates
Reaching for yield, which we define as buying bonds with wider spreads after controlling for sector and rating impacts, is a topic that frequently arises in the life insurance industry.