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Has High Yield Credit Been Resilient in 2022?

  Tuesday, June 28, 2022 Fixed income’s negative returns have been historic so far in 2022, with the U.S. Aggregate index down roughly 11%. No fixed income sector has been immune to hot inflation prints and rising rates (e.g., 10-year … Continue reading...

Was that the Bear Market Low (Part 2)?

Monday, June 27, 2022 With the S&P 500 moving into a bear market and the first half of the year since shaping up as one of the worst ever, many investors are wondering if we have yet seen the bear … Continue reading...

Are Commodities Cracking?

Thursday, June 23, 2022 As both consumers and the Federal Reserve battle persistent, rising inflation, one of the most prominent inflationary tailwinds has been broad based commodity price increases. But could that tailwind to inflation be turning into a headwind?...

3 Reasons It Is So Bad It is Good

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 Summer is finally here, but 2022 is still shaping up to be one of the worst years for investors ever. That’s the bad news, the good news is the year isn’t over yet and here are … Continue reading...

Higher Rates Break Homebuilder Stocks

  Friday, June 17, 2022 Undoubtedly the most important story of the past week is the historic move in interest rates. While this is a trend that has been firmly in place for months, it has accelerated even more following … Continue reading...

4 Important Takeaways from the Fed’s 0.75% Hike

Thursday, June 16, 2022 The Federal Reserve concluded its two day policy meeting yesterday and announced that it was raising its benchmark rate by 0.75% to a range of 1.5 – 1.75%, the first 0.75% move since November 1994. The … Continue reading...

7 Things To Know Now That The Bear Is Here

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 It finally happened. On Monday the S&P 500 Index moved into a bear market, finally closing 20% beneath the January 3 high. Here are 7 things to know about bear (and bull) markets: Since World War … Continue reading...