Tag: fixed income

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How Bank Loans Yield To Fantasy

As an asset class, fixed income generates longer-term returns that are largely predictable. So why are those returns not always a reasonably sure thing, and why is there controversy around the methodology being used for making predictions for one sector […]

For ESG In Fixed Income, Proof Is In The Pudding

For ESG In Fixed Income, Proof Is In The Pudding

Traditionally, bond nerds think of several standard risks: interest rate risk (measured by duration), credit risk (measured by rating or spread), and issuer exposure (typically a concentration measure) to name a few. Investors would not be wrong to summarize their […]

You’d Be Fired For Doing This

You’d Be Fired For Doing This

It’s been like a surreal sense of déjà vu as conversations I’ve had over the last couple months keep bringing up similar themes. The market, increasingly indistinguishable from a petulant, impulsive, and near sighted toddler, rewards intelligence, risk management, and […]