One potential outcome of the 2020 Election is a Democrat sweep, or the “blue wave,” whereby the presidency and both houses of Congress would be controlled by the Democratic Party. Kevin Flanagan provides a solution for investors seeking to prepare their fixed income portfolio for the possibility of the “blue wave.”
Investors appear to be starting the process of preparing their bond portfolios for further increases in rates. In order to obtain some potential future rate protection (and in honor of Halloween), Kevin Flanagan asks the question: who you gonna call?
Today’s yield environment may “not mean what you think it means.” But you can still find environments for generating yield that are relatively safer than simply taking more risk in your bond portfolio. Scott Welch and Kevin Flanagan explain how.
The potential for rising rates has entered the conversation again, giving investors a second opportunity to deploy rate hedging strategies. Kevin Flanagan outlines a potential solution for investors seeking to prepare their portfolios in the event of a rising rate environment.
In this historically low interest rate environment, many investors are seeking out any “fresh” ideas they could use to bolster their bond portfolio. Against this backdrop, Kevin Flanagan makes the case for investors to consider a frequently overlooked solution: mortgage-backed securities.