The Macro View

Fixed Income Market Summary January 2020

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Performance Snapshot: TICKER SECTOR Jan-20 IEF TREASURIES 3.47% LQD CORPORATES 2.45% AGG BARCLAYS AGG 2.03% MUB MUNICIPALS 1.66% HYG HIGH YIELD -0.47% Sector Summary: US Treasuries:┬áTreasury bonds kicked off 2020 with a strong rally in prices as global uncertainty escalated from dormant levels. Significant headline risk caused a volatile month for stocks, leading investors to… Read more »

Fixed Income Market Summary December 2019

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Performance Snapshot: TICKER SECTOR Dec-19 YTD 2019 LQD CORPORATES 0.53% 17.37% HYG HIGH YIELD 1.91% 14.09% AGG BARCLAYS AGG -0.05% 8.46% IEF TREASURIES -0.93% 8.03% MUB MUNICIPALS 0.26% 7.06% Sector Summary: US Treasuries:┬áThe downtrend in Treasury bond prices continued into December as global equities and risk assets rallied strongly into the close of 2019. Treasury… Read more »