on what the market gives us…
The Ratio is Dead…Long Live the Ratio
July 14, 2020
Numbers are supposed to be the guiding principle to many of our decisions. So what happens when a number loses its meaning? As the relevance of the Muni/Treasury ratio declines, we offer a more comprehensive approach for cross-sector, after-tax relative value discussions.
Tips on TIPS
July 7, 2020
In this piece, we discuss why TIPS may appeal to a bottom-up fixed income manager, even if the macro-economic outlook is clouded by “interesting times".
June 30, 2020
In this post, we look at back at the events that have transpired since March, and examine the impact of Treasury/Fed buying and corporate credit fundamentals on the credit curve.
My Tax Haven Is Worth Less, But Certainly Not Worthless
June 23, 2020
In this post, we will explore some of the ramifications of lower yields on the value of the exemption, why munis tend to lag in a rate rally and outperform as rates climb, potential benefits of munis during periods of market dislocations, and how we are viewing the value of the asset class in today’s environment.