March 31—To get a fix on the outlook for fixed income securities, we turn to Lord Abbett Partner and Portfolio Manager Leah Traub. In her important discussion with Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth, Leah shares what she believes is on the horizon for interest rates, dividends, and much more. Listen in and find out if your fixed income portfolio needs fixing. Leah G. Traub, PH.D.
While the stock market ran hot for much of the second half of 2020 to date, the bond market has been mostly on ice. In fact, last summer we saw the 10-year Treasury yield plunge to levels not seen since 1786. Yet, yields have recently begun to surge.
March 10 — Over 400 companies went public in 2020, an all-time record, and the traditional IPO route is fading as the increasingly popular SPACs (special purpose acquisition companies) take center stage, offering investors and businesses the potential opportunity to more quickly access a pile of capital in the hope of becoming the next Amazon.