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Investment Outlook

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The Federal Reserve will stay hawkish — what will that mean for markets?

September 8, 2022

The outlook for stocks and bonds given the expected paths of economic growth and interest rates.

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When Volatility Overstays Its Welcome, Opportunity Knocks

August 18, 2022

Elevated volatility is here to stay, and that means many risk assets may become oversold, providing opportunities for investors to profit from mispriced risks.

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Weatherproofing pension plans: What 2022 has brought, wrought and taught

August 15, 2022

June’s decline in funded ratios reinforced the need for pension plan sponsors to de-risk portfolios through higher fixed income allocations.

CLO and Loan Market Review & Outlook: 2Q22

August 8, 2022

In Q2 2022, US CLO tranches were not immune from the macro volatility and broader market sell-off. Given the high correlation to loan market dynamics, especially at the lower Mezz levels, CLO tranches delivered negative returns* across the board at at -1.42%, - 3.05%, -3.97%, -5.85%, -6.94%, -8.6% for AAA, AA, A, BBB, BB and B rating cohorts, respectively.

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Lightening the Sails and Monitoring the Storm

July 26, 2022

Risks are rising: the Fed must thread a narrowing needle-eye to stop inflation without causing a recession. We’ve lightened equity positioning and reduced risk within fixed income segments of portfolios.

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