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Liquid Alternatives: Getting the Mix Right

Liquid alternatives offer broader access to unconventional strategies, but may not provide the exact outcome investors expect.

2023 Mid-Year Outlook: Municipal Bonds

Given attractive yields and strong credit conditions, we have a positive view on the municipal bond market for the second half of the year.

Boring Can Be Beautiful: The Case for Bonds

After a disastrous 2022, things are looking up for bonds in 2023. Is now the time to put bonds back in your portfolio, and what should you consider before you start buying?

2023 Mid-Year Outlook: Corporate Bonds

We expect generally good performance during the second half of the year, although volatility may increase, especially for high-yield bonds.

2023 Mid-Year Market Outlook: Out of the Woods?

The positives—and the risks—as we head into the second half of the year.

Which Bond Strategy Is Right for You?

Choosing between a bond ladder, a barbell, and a bullet should depend on your goals and timeframe. Here's how to decide which individual bond investment strategy may best fit your needs.

Understanding Bond Yield Measurements

What a bond pays can be calculated in many ways. Here are eight common measures, including yield to maturity and yield to call, for assessing a bond's yield relative to your goals.

Are TIPS Working as Intended?

The prices of Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) have fallen despite elevated inflation. How do TIPS work, and are they working as intended?

2023 Mid-Year Outlook: Fixed Income

Despite high volatility in the bond market during the first half of the year, what's surprising is how much didn't change.

U.S. Agency Bonds: What You Should Know

Bonds issued by government-sponsored enterprises can offer slightly higher yields than U.S. Treasuries, without requiring investors to take on too much additional risk.