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Fixed Income
February 21 2020
Equity . Fixed Income .
Article Sustainable prices: a bitter pill for drugmakers?
February 14 2020

The material risks facing pharma go beyond reputational harm.

February 14 2020
International/Global . Markets/Economy .
Article Might a V-shaped recovery be in store for China?
February 6 2020

The coronavirus may cause short-term pain but underlying drivers of growth remain intact.

February 21 2020
Equity . Fixed Income .
Article Do your 'G' work
January 23 2020

WeWork fiasco illustrates how governance matters.

February 21 2020
Fixed Income . Markets/Economy .
Article Encore! Encore? 2019 a tough act to follow
January 14 2020

It was a really good year for fixed income. 2020 may prove more challenging.

February 21 2020
Equity . Fixed Income .
Article Protecting the 'blind side'
December 12 2019

Identifying environmental, social and governance risks may help avoid hard-to-see pitfalls.

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.

January 21 2020
Fixed Income . Taxes .
Video Why should investors consider munis?
November 21 2019

Here are three reasons.

January 21 2020
Interest Rates . Fixed Income .
Video Lower rates allow for extended duration
November 13 2019

Portfolio Manager Nick Tripodes explains how he’s positioning portfolios for the current rate environment.

January 21 2020
Taxes . Fixed Income .
Article Munis' time to shine
November 13 2019

Their credit quality, tax-exempt income and diversification can stand out in uncertain times.

January 21 2020
Fixed Income . Interest Rates .
Video Why are investors so interested in ultrashorts?
November 8 2019

Access to credit markets with reduced rate risk, for starters.

January 21 2020
Fixed Income . Interest Rates .
Article Finishing the task with all our players
October 10 2019

In the search for alpha, yield-curve positioning, currency and security selection take center stage.

January 21 2020
Fixed Income . Interest Rates .
Article The bond rally isn't quite done
October 3 2019

Decelerating growth and rising geopolitical worries are bond friendly.

January 21 2020
International/Global . Fixed Income .
Article The dollar: Heads I win, tails you lose
September 25 2019

The dollar has strengthened even as the Fed has cut rates.

January 21 2020
Fixed Income . Interest Rates .
Article Are we Japan (revisited)?
September 24 2019

As was the case when first looking at the issue eight years ago, the answer is no.

January 21 2020
Interest Rates . Fixed Income .
Article What's behind the rapid rise in rates?
September 13 2019

Bond yields have reversed much of the August decline. The reasons are many.

January 21 2020
Fixed Income .
Video The risk behind negative-yielding bonds
August 29 2019

One big one: if you hold it to maturity, you'll lose money.

January 21 2020
Equity . Fixed Income .
Article Investing ideas amid the uncertainty


August 14 2019

Federated CIOs see opportunities in cash, yield-curve positioning and growth stocks.

January 21 2020
Interest Rates . Fixed Income .
Article How low can yields go?
August 14 2019

From here, they could break either way. But Federated's base case remains a recession isn't imminent.

January 21 2020
Fixed Income .
Article What's next for bonds?
August 1 2019

Considerations for a changing rate environment.

January 21 2020
Monetary Policy . Interest Rates .
Article Fed cuts rates by a quarter percentage point
July 31 2019

Rate cut seen as preventative medicine in the face of global uncertainties.

January 21 2020
Fixed Income . Taxes .
Article High-yield muni winning streak debunks naysayers
July 25 2019

Concern over the size of high-yield muni debt is unwarranted.

January 21 2020
Fixed Income . Interest Rates .
Video What's the case for ultrashort bonds...any time?
July 15 2019

Senior Portfolio Manager Randy Bauer outlines how the limited interest rate risk and low volatility of ultrashort bonds can support investors regardless of market, rate and economic cycles.

January 21 2020
Fixed Income . Interest Rates .
Article Finding pockets of opportunity
July 11 2019

We're looking to the yield curve, currencies and security selection for alpha.

January 21 2020
Fixed Income . Interest Rates .
Article Be careful about BBB downgrade mania
July 9 2019

Only 0.1% of investment-grade companies defaulted in the last 35 years.

January 21 2020
Fixed Income .
Video Will interest rate volatility continue?
June 20 2019

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

January 21 2020
Fixed Income . Liquidity .
Video Why should investors consider cash a core asset class again?
June 20 2019

Here are three key reasons.

January 21 2020
Fixed Income .
Video Do yield-curve inversions portend a recession?
June 20 2019

Not always, and here's why.

January 21 2020
Fixed Income .
Article Where do yields go from here?
June 6 2019

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

January 21 2020
Markets/Economy . Fixed Income .
Article Credit markets (relatively) calm
May 16 2019

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

January 21 2020
Monetary Policy . Interest Rates .
Article Slow news day at the Fed
May 1 2019

Policymakers hewed to their policy of 'patience.'

January 21 2020
Interest Rates . Fixed Income .
Article Federated adopts neutral view on yields in the near term
April 16 2019

Risks between upward and downward moves appear relatively balanced.

January 21 2020
Fixed Income . Interest Rates .
Article For fixed income, it's steady as she goes
April 11 2019

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

January 21 2020
Fixed Income .
Video High yield's strong start to 2019
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.

January 21 2020
Fixed Income . Markets/Economy .
Article High-yield tailwinds continue to outpace headwinds
March 7 2019

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

January 21 2020
Fixed Income . Interest Rates .
Article Why are long-term rates stuck?
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.

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