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Category: Interest Rates

Is The High Rate of Inflation Near Its Peak?

April 1st, 2022|

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the February Consumer Price Index (CPI) data on March 10th, showing headline CPI climbed 0.8% month-over-month while core CPI, which excludes volatile food and energy prices, rose 0.5% month-over-month, both around consensus estimates. The one-year increase in headline CPI, at 7.9%, is the [...]

A Tough Time For Fixed Income Investors: Time to Abandon Ship?

March 26th, 2022|

Core bond investors have experienced one of the worst starts to the year ever, potentially calling into question the validity of bonds in a portfolio. Despite the poor start, the value proposition for bonds has not changed much. Moreover, with yields on most fixed income markets moving sharply higher, [...]

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