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CONTENT WITH Fixed Income
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Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities can help protect your portfolio against rising inflation, but there are nuances you should understand.
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Taxable municipal bonds can offer higher yields without excessive additional credit risk.
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Stocks, bonds, commodities and other asset classes each play a unique role in your portfolio.
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The U.S. dollar has been showing signs of weakening, a trend that may underscore the importance of global diversification.
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The Fed left rates unchanged near-zero, as expected, while emphasizing that “the path of the economy will depend significantly on the course of the virus.”
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Investors must balance ongoing risks of the coronavirus against the extra yield the bonds provide.
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State and local budgets are likely to remain under stress, but that doesn’t mean investors should completely avoid munis.
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We can’t rule it out completely, but we believe the risk is low.
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While we have concerns about the loan market, we don’t believe the CLO market is putting the banking system at risk.
Investors can use an FIA to transform a lump sum of ‘conservative money’ into a guaranteed stream of income by buying a GLWB rider.
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