About the Author

Evan Kurinsky

Research Analyst

Evan is a research analyst in the investment strategy and economics group at Wilmington Trust. His responsibilities include developing market research and communicating the team’s market outlook and positioning to clients and prospective clients. He joined Wilmington Trust in 2019.

Evan holds an MBA from Georgetown University and a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences from the University of Maryland. While at Georgetown, Evan served as president of the Graduate Investment Fund, a 100% student-led endowment fund and worked on the investment team for the National Trust for Historic Preservation, a nonprofit based in Washington, D.C.


By the Author

Revisiting Oil – Oh, What a Difference a Month Makes

Evan Kurinsky |
Wilmington Wire
Stock graph investment concept with offshore rig and oil refinery plant. Double exposure.

May 22, 2020—Just one month has passed since West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil, the U.S. benchmark, moved into uncharted territory and closed the day at a shocking -$37.63/barrel, indicating that owners of a “front month” contract (for delivery of oil in the following month) would have to pay a premium to offload it (as opposed to receiving proceeds from the sale, as is customary).

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Fallen Angel Risk Shifts Back into Focus

Evan Kurinsky |
Wilmington Wire

April 2, 2020—In our 2019 Capital Markets Forecast we highlighted myriad risks posed by the increasing amount and deteriorating quality of BBB-rated debt, which sits in the lowest tier of the investment-grade corporate bond market and just one notch above high yield. A decade of low interest rates, thanks to an accommodative Federal Reserve, incentivized companies to increase their level of borrowing, helping the BBB universe grow by more than 300% since 2009[1].

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Coronavirus: Why the Week Ahead is Critical

Evan Kurinsky |
Wilmington Wire
Illustration of the spread of a new coronavirus from China around the world

February 11, 2020 —This is the fourth in a series on the continuing coronavirus outbreak (Coronavirus Concerns: Monitoring the Risks Closely, but Not Reacting in Portfolios Yet, 1/28; Coronavirus update: Hold the Line 2/3; Coronavirus Disruptions—Which Industries Have Been Hurt Most? 2/5).

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