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Income Report Card | July 17, 2017

Posted on July 17, 2017

The 10-year treasury yield closed at 2.35%, down 0.04% from last week. However, this is a reprieve from what was a sharp rise last week. The rise in yields was accompanied by positive stock performance as it appears many investors may have put their fears of various global and political issues behind. This yield is […]

Income Report Card | July 10, 2017

Posted on July 10, 2017

The 10-year treasury yield ended the week at 2.39%, in what has been a dramatic period for global bonds. The yield is approaching the May 2017 high of 2.42%. If it is able to push past that high then we think the market may be pivoting back toward a reflation theme. However, much of the […]

Correlation | June 28, 2017

Posted on June 28, 2017

During the last week, bond correlations in shorter maturities increased as global bonds reacted to policy changes in interest rates. Many pundits predict only one more rate hike this year from the Federal Reserve so markets may experience a similar effect later this year. The correlation figure measures how each asset return moves in relationship […]

Momentum | May 23, 2017

Posted on May 23, 2017

Our Observations: Despite the sell-off last Wednesday and the sell-off in Brazil, global markets are still embracing risk. Both short- and long-term indicators are strong across the emerging markets for both stocks and currencies. Additionally, short- and long-term indicators are still weak across global bonds, particularly on the long end. As a result, we continue […]