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July 16, 2018: Interest rates and credit spreads have increased this year, but we expect those trends to reverse over the next year. Additionally, we think concerns about accelerating inflation are overblown. Jim McDonald explains.

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Don't Undermine Diversification By Reaching For Yield

July 18, 2018

Investors sometimes choose to reach for yield within their safe fixed income allocation. This practice can be suboptimal, because it can sacrifice portfolio diversification and related total return benefits.

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July 2018

Global growth is moderating and the risk of a trade war seems to be increasing, but inflation remains in check. The outlook for investment grade and high yield bonds looks promising, and we have moved from inflation-protected bonds toward them.