Macro, U.S.

A Fixed for Fixed Income

February 22nd, 2012 | By Dan Carter

Recently we have been meeting with many of our institutional clients to discuss their options for achieving yield objectives in an increasingly challenging fixed income environment. Static or benchmark-driven investment policies can be an impediment to achieving desired yield targets. If we consider the Barclays Aggregate as representative of the bond market, the potential returns available are unlikely to repeat the strength of the past few years, and are in fact likely to be less than what most investors expect or require of their fixed income allocations.

Dan Carter, a Broad Market Fixed Income Portfolio Manager on my team, addresses the current challenges in the fixed income markets and our thoughts on how institutional investors should address them.

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