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The Yen’s Downside Risk Persists Despite BOJ Shift

There is reason to be cautious about the nascent yen rally.

Managed Futures: A Risk-Off Solution?

If Treasuries no longer fulfill their traditional role, what other strategies or asset classes can enhance diversification and deliver consistent returns?

ESG Fixed-Income Exposure: Index Providers Respond to Asset Manager Demand

The rapid expansion of ESG indexes continues to gain momentum and diversify across asset classes.

Have Central Bank Interventions Repriced Corporate Credit? Part 1

Have the Fed's and ECB's purchases of corporate bonds permanently altered the pricing of corporate credit risk?

Bonds and Fixed Income: Where’s the Hedge?

When have fixed-income assets actually done what portfolio managers and investors expect them to do?

Equity Risk Premium Forum: The Stock/Bond Correlation Switch-Up

"Has the hedge property overtaken the investment property of fixed-income assets?"

Fundamental Value Revisited? Three Investing Tips for “Absolutely Crazy” Conditions

What do we do in an environment where fundamentals begin to take a backseat to public policy?

Book Review: Convertible Securities

Tracy V. Maitland, F. Barry Nelson, CFA, and Daniel G. Partlow's book "presents quantitatively sophisticated valuation methods and trading strategies, invoking terms of art that will be new even to many seasoned practitioners."

Why Invest in Stocks?

Equities are not necessarily more risky than such "safe" assets as US Treasuries.