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Solidifying liquid alternatives

In a market environment where it feels as if nothing is working, liquid alternatives offer valuable opportunities.
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A challenging tightrope walk for the Fed gets harder

Financial conditions and markets have danced closely together this year. This week’s chart looks at why their latest move may be problematic for the Fed.

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Volatility sinks Treasuries’ risk-return relationship

The risk-return relationship for the risk-free rate has grown riskier. This week’s chart shows the 2-year note’s Sharpe ratio turning deeply negative.

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Volatility escalates as yields march higher

As short-end rates march higher, this week’s chart looks at growing rate volatility from two perspectives: weekly yield changes and the MOVE Index.

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Global fixed income plummets as policy tightens

As policymakers reset rate expectations, this week’s chart looks at falling performance across the U.S. and Global Agg Indexes.

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A wide disconnect between investors and the Fed

Markets expect the Fed to be much less hawkish than Fed policymakers do. This week’s chart looks at how the disconnect could drive volatility.

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Negative productivity complicates the Fed’s path

Though CPI moderated in July, this week’s chart looks at negative productivity trends that could exaggerate wage pressures and complicate the Fed’s job.

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