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Oct 03, 2019 Research Alliance Muni Bonds: Red Flags to Navigate—Thornburg

Risks are rising in the muni bond market.

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Oct 02, 2019 Research Alliance Emerging Markets Debt: Determinants of Sovereign Bond Quality and Returns—Eaton Vance

Learn the key drivers of sovereign bond quality and performance, along with the role economic policy plays.

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Sep 27, 2019 Research Alliance High Loan Yields Signal a Buying Opportunity (Part Two)—Eaton Vance

EVM’s Andrew Sveen and Chris Remington do not equate falling rates with subpar performance.

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Sep 26, 2019 Research Alliance Bond-Friendly Environment Driving Tax-Aware Investor Demand for Munis—Eaton Vance

EVM’s Nisha Patel makes a timely, three-point case for an allocation to tax-advantaged muni bonds.

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Sep 12, 2019 Research Alliance Actionable Insights From Alternative Data—Artisan Partners

How do alternative data sources enhance the Artisan Partners Credit Team’s research efforts? Founding portfolio manager Bryan Krug and team uncover insights from nontraditional data to narrow the opportunity set and identify potential investments.

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Sep 12, 2019 Research Alliance New Dynamic Affecting the Bond Market—Eaton Vance

Could negative interest rates be distorting the yield curve as a valid leading indicator?

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Sep 11, 2019 Research Alliance By the Time We Got to Woodstock—WisdomTree

The August jobs report was a disappointment, at least on the surface, but the numbers contained a trend that has not been seen since 1969.

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Sep 10, 2019 Research Alliance Aligned Incentives: Our Key to Navigating the Diverse High Yield Market—Osterweis

In our experience, family-owned private firms and small-to-medium sized public companies are most likely to borrow responsibly and prioritize bondholders ahead of other investors.

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Sep 06, 2019 Research Alliance What Do Declining Mortgage Rates Mean for Refinancing Activity?—Eaton Vance

The average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has fallen to 3.73% from 4.51% at the start of the year. This has led to an uptick in mortgage refinancings and an even bigger increase in refi-related news coverage. Will 2019 be like 2003? Read the latest Advisory Blog post on this topic and find out.

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Sep 05, 2019 Research Alliance High Loan Yields Signal a Buying Opportunity—Eaton Vance

Loans are currently the highest-yielding major credit asset class – eclipsing both emerging-markets debt and high-yield bonds. Is today an attractive entry point for investing in loans? Our latest whitepaper can provide some insight.

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