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Fixed Income
October 8 2021
Fixed Income . Markets/Economy .
Article Context is key
October 8 2021

Recent moves in bond yields make sense with a closer look.

October 21 2021
Fixed Income . Inflation .
Article Grinding it out
October 8 2021

Bond market plods ahead amid looming uncertainties.

October 1 2021
Fixed Income . Markets/Economy .
Article A high-yield pause that refreshed
September 2 2021

Brief summer lull didn't derail solid fundamentals.

September 8 2021
Fixed Income . Markets/Economy .
Video Emerging from the wilderness
August 19 2021

Dividend-paying stocks offer value across sectors.

August 10 2021
Fixed Income . Markets/Economy .
Video Are dividend stocks positioned for inflation?
August 10 2021

It depends on each company's pricing power.

August 4 2021
Responsible Investing . Fixed Income .
Article Bonds can play a key role in ESG investing
August 4 2021

Holding debt can be an effective complement to owning stocks. 

August 17 2021
Markets/Economy . Fixed Income .
Video Finding favor again
July 28 2021

Valuations suggest it's time to consider dividend stocks.

July 29 2021
Monetary Policy . Fixed Income .
Article Talking taper, but not much else
July 28 2021

While curtailing bond purchases were discussed, the FOMC today offered little additional insight.

July 27 2021
Markets/Economy . Fixed Income .
Video Is another taper tantrum possible?
July 27 2021

Bond markets can look to precedent for reassurance

July 19 2021
Fixed Income . Markets/Economy .
Article Muni story remains a good one
July 19 2021

Improving credit dynamics and rising demand make for solid 1-2 punch.

August 4 2021
Inflation . Fixed Income .
Article It better be transitory
July 13 2021

Bond market is priced, somewhat, for the Fed to get inflation right.

July 13 2021
Inflation . Markets/Economy .
White Paper Inflation is here June 21 2021

What should investors do?

July 9 2021
Inflation . Interest Rates .
Article What's (not) up with long-term yields?
June 8 2021

They continue to confound as growth surges and prices accelerate.

June 4 2021
Fixed Income . Markets/Economy .
Article High-yield fundamentals remain solid
May 18 2021

Asset class continues to offer investors favorable relative returns.

May 24 2021
Markets/Economy . Fixed Income .
Article Housing is not in a bubble
May 4 2021

A decade of disinvestment is causing affordability issues, not rampant speculation.

April 29 2021
Fixed Income . Politics .
Video How might Biden’s infrastructure plan affect munis?
April 29 2021

The municipal bond market stands to benefit from many of its components.

April 23 2021
Fixed Income . Politics .
Video How the Biden administration might impact munis
April 23 2021

Higher taxes should be good for higher value municipal bonds.

October 7 2021
Liquidity . Fixed Income .
Podcast Opportunities across the yield curve


April 21 2021

What’s the impact of new stimulus on the market and consumer?

April 16 2021
Fixed Income . Politics .
Video What does the American Rescue Plan mean for munis?
April 16 2021

New stimulus should be a tailwind for relative performance.

April 23 2021
Fixed Income . Interest Rates .
Article There's more than one way to generate alpha
April 7 2021

Rate strategies lead the way for bonds in challenging first quarter.

March 23 2021
Fixed Income . Interest Rates .
Article Strong tailwinds for high yield but ride may be bumpy
March 23 2021

A strengthening economy should smooth rising-rate headwinds.

March 29 2021
Fixed Income . Interest Rates .
Article Bond land far from homogeneous
March 22 2021

Rising yields mean different things for different sectors of the market.

April 7 2021
Interest Rates . Fixed Income .
Article The Fed is watching MORE than rates
March 18 2021

And broader markets are not sounding alarms.

May 21 2021
Equity . Inflation .
Article Escape velocity
March 12 2021

Yields are rising for the right reasons.

March 1 2021
Politics . Markets/Economy .
Article Far from over
March 1 2021

Now it's the Senate's turn to shape the Covid relief bill.

February 26 2021
Equity . Fixed Income .
Article Bubble bath
February 26 2021

There may be tiny bubbles but this is not the year 2000.

February 25 2021
Fixed Income . Markets/Economy .
Article Be vigilant and watch for vigilantes
February 17 2021

Inflation shouldn't be disruptive this year, but watch for surprises to the upside.

February 12 2021
2021 Outlook . Equity .
Infographic 2021 outlook February 16 2021

A return to normalcy and opportunities.

March 29 2021
Fixed Income . Coronavirus .
Video Seeking opportunities in a low-yield world
February 12 2021

Ongoing monetary, fiscal support amid emerging recovery make for a challenging search.

February 12 2021
Fixed Income . 2021 Outlook .
Video Inflation expectations on the rise
February 12 2021

Normalizing economic activity and wide-open fiscal and monetary spigots should lift prices higher.

February 5 2021
Fixed Income . 2021 Outlook .
Video Too early to worry about a taper tantrum
February 5 2021

A patient Fed means first pullback in asset purchases unlikely until 2022.

January 29 2021
Fixed Income . Politics .
Video Biden’s expected impact on fixed income
January 29 2021

A Democratic White House and Congress should feed fiscal expansion.

January 29 2021
Fixed Income . 2021 Outlook .
Video Why we’re constructive on munis
January 29 2021

Municipal credit quality should improve as the economy recovers.

January 14 2021
2021 Outlook . Fixed Income .
Article Taxes, Treasuries and taper on the mind
January 14 2021

Three things to watch in 2021.

March 29 2021
2021 Outlook . Fixed Income .
Article Agreeing with consensus is hardly comforting
January 13 2021

We’re positioned for “risk on” but worry most everyone else is too.

December 9 2020
Fixed Income . Markets/Economy .
Article Cautiously optimistic on high yield
November 19 2020

2020's sure been volatile. 2021 could be better.

November 9 2020
Markets/Economy . Fixed Income .
Article Vaccine news boosting markets
November 9 2020

Pfizer’s announcement has had a major effect on global markets.

November 25 2020
Politics . Markets/Economy .
Article What lies ahead? November 7 2020

Key Federated Hermes investment professionals weigh in on election's implications.

October 27 2020
Politics . Fiscal Policy .
Article No matter the winner, more stimulus is coming
October 27 2020

A fiscal policy win regardless of outcome has markets looking past Nov. 3.

January 21 2020
Interest Rates . Fixed Income .
Article Uncovering the yield opportunity in ultrashorts
December 4 2019

Shorter-duration bonds can still be an attractive option in a low-rate environment.

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