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Fixed Income
July 15 2019
Fixed Income .
Video Will interest rate volatility continue? R.J. Gallo
June 20 2019

Senior Portfolio Manager R.J. Gallo discusses his outlook for interest rates.

July 15 2019
Fixed Income . Liquidity .
Video Why should investors consider cash a core asset class again? Deborah Cunningham
June 20 2019

Here are three key reasons.

July 15 2019
Fixed Income .
Video Do yield-curve inversions portend a recession? R.J. Gallo
June 20 2019

Not always, and here's why.

July 15 2019
Fixed Income .
Article Where do yields go from here? R.J. Gallo
June 6 2019

Events in coming weeks may determine if yields have further to fall.

July 15 2019
Markets/Economy . Fixed Income .
Article Credit markets (relatively) calm Chengjun (Chris) Wu
May 16 2019

The U.S.-China trade fracas has not roiled credit markets.

July 15 2019
Monetary Policy . Interest Rates .
Article Slow news day at the Fed Donald Ellenberger
May 1 2019

Policymakers hewed to their policy of 'patience.'

July 15 2019
Interest Rates . Fixed Income .
Article Federated adopts neutral view on yields in the near term R.J. Gallo
April 16 2019

Risks between upward and downward moves appear relatively balanced.

July 15 2019
Fixed Income . Interest Rates .
Article For fixed income, it's steady as she goes Robert Ostrowski
April 11 2019

After a strong first quarter, high yield and other credit securities settle into a clip-the-coupon environment.

July 15 2019
Fixed Income .
Video High yield's strong start to 2019 Mark Durbiano
March 24 2019

Senior Portfolio Manager and Head of High Yield Bond Group Mark Durbiano discusses the factors that have contributed to this year’s turnaround in the high-yield bond market.

July 15 2019
Fixed Income . Markets/Economy .
Article High-yield tailwinds continue to outpace headwinds Mark Durbiano
March 7 2019

At this later stage of the cycle, Federated views this asset class primarily as a good 'clip the coupon' story.

July 15 2019
Fixed Income . Interest Rates .
Article Why are long-term rates stuck? R.J. Gallo
March 5 2019

Inflation shows little sign of breaking out. Until it does, it's difficult to see long rates breaking up in any significant manner.

July 15 2019
Fixed Income . International/Global .
Article As global growth slows, there's an upside for international bonds John Sidawi
February 20 2019

Portfolio manager John Sidawi sees opportunities as headwinds in three key areas—Fed rate policy, the dollar's direction and idiosyncratic risks—shift to potential tailwinds.

July 15 2019
Fixed Income . International/Global .
Article 3 reasons the case for emerging markets is strong Ihab Salib
February 7 2019

A Fed on pause, an easing of trade worries and the pricing in of most geopolitical worries make for EM tailwinds.

July 15 2019
Fixed Income . Markets/Economy .
Article 'Risk-on' is back in the credit markets Chengjun (Chris) Wu
February 6 2019

January's rally was particularly strong across fixed-income credit sectors. With spreads narrowing, momentum could ease in the months ahead. But the outlook remains positive.

July 15 2019
Interest Rates . Fixed Income .
Article Fed will be 'patient' Donald Ellenberger
January 30 2019

The Fed kept rates steady, making markets happy with a dovish pause.

July 15 2019
Fixed Income .
Article From 'irrational exuberance' to rational despondence Robert Ostrowski
January 19 2019

It was a no good, very bad fourth quarter for the credit bond markets, too. It's hard to see the first quarter being the same.

July 15 2019
Fixed Income .
Article The credit market is not broken John Gentry
January 8 2019

The majority of BBB-rated debt is issued deliberately by healthy companies, not those on the brink.

July 15 2019
Fixed Income .
Article High yield: 3 things to watch in 2019 Mark Durbiano
December 27 2018

Equity market behavior is strongly correlated with high yield performance.

July 15 2019
Fixed Income .
Article Fixed income: 3 things to watch in 2019 R.J. Gallo
December 26 2018

3 factors may dictate how bonds do in 2019: the Fed (is it close to neutral?), the economy (how slow will it grow?) and inflation (will it remain muted?).

July 15 2019
Fixed Income .
Video Three reasons to own muni bonds Ann Ferentino
December 18 2018

Portfolio Manager Ann Ferentino outlines the reasons why muni bonds are attractive now.

July 15 2019
Fixed Income .
Article The near-term bias on Treasury yields may be higher R.J. Gallo
December 4 2018

Several factors that drove yields lower have turned more favorable, but a lack of clarity still clouds the outlook.

July 15 2019
Fixed Income .
Article Deja vu all over again William Ehling
December 3 2018

There are many parallels between the markets and economy today and in 2015-16. For those fearing recession, that's a good thing.

July 15 2019
Fixed Income .
Article Strong economy and credit quality continue to buoy high yield Mark Durbiano
November 12 2018

Volatile period doesn't change solid fundamentals, indicating potential upside if markets settle down as expected.

July 15 2019
Fixed Income . Interest Rates .
Article Fed stays put Donald Ellenberger
November 8 2018

The FOMC left policy rates and most language of its policy statement unchanged.

July 15 2019
Fixed Income .
Article Don't be wary of a BBB-rating John Gentry
October 17 2018

Contrary to their reputation BBB-rated corporate debt has much to recommend itself.

July 15 2019
Fixed Income . International/Global .
Article Inching closer to neutral Robert Ostrowski
October 11 2018

Federated seeks to lessen potential fixed-income volatility amid rising rates, midterm election uncertainty and a Fed that's trying to stick the landing.

July 15 2019
Fixed Income . Income .
Article Mortgages on way to becoming a true market again Steven Abrahamson
September 26 2018

Expect the Fed to fade and value to return to mortgage market.

July 15 2019
Fixed Income . Global Diversification .
Video Volatility equals opportunity in emerging markets Jason DeVito
September 18 2018

Portfolio Manager Jason DeVito offers insights on how tariffs and trade talks are affecting global and fixed income currency investments and where he's finding investing opportunities now.

July 15 2019
Fixed Income . Income .
Article Same as it ever was William Ehling
August 28 2018

Inflation and rates may rise, but a surge is unlikely.

July 15 2019
Equity . Income .
Article Stocks thrilled with Powell's first Jackson Hole speech Philip Orlando
August 24 2018

The Fed leader stood his ground, saying 'gradual' rate normalization remains the strategy.

July 15 2019
Fixed Income . Income .
Article A 'strong' statement Donald Ellenberger
August 13 2018

The Fed keeps rates within a range of 1.75-2%

July 15 2019
Fixed Income . Income .
Article Three reasons, beyond just tax reform, to consider munis Ann Ferentino
August 2 2018

Fundamental and long-term forces are shining a positive light on municipal bonds.

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