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For core fixed income, a difficult run gets worse

Long-duration fixed income has had a tough start to the year. This week’s chart looks at its declining monthly returns as rates have risen.

Credit market commentary

Credit market commentary: January 2022

It was a volatile start to the year for most major asset classes. Ongoing COVID concerns, elevated inflation, rising interest rates and a hawkish Fed roiled markets for much of the month.

Chart of the week

The 60/40 starts 2022 in the red

This week’s chart looks at the monthly returns on the 60/40 portfolio, which declined in January and faces a murky outlook in 2022.

Chart of the week

Rate volatility returns in a big way, joining stocks

Short rates saw their largest jump in more than year. Our chart focuses on elevated rate volatility this year as equity markets also remain choppy.

Research report

The secular opportunity for CLOs

Chief Market Strategist Troy Gayeski tackles the topic of CLO mezzanine debt and its potential benefits in a yield-starved environment, both present day and for the long run.

Chart of the week

Investment grade bonds vulnerable as rates rise

As rising rates have wreaked havoc across markets this year, our chart focuses on the widening duration gap between IG and HY bonds.

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